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Blue Gate Antwerp at MIPIM 2016

MIPIM is world's largest real estate convention. Every year, all international players in real estate are present in Cannes. Just like the year before, the city of Antwerp will be prominently present at MIPIM. The city showcases several new projects…

Cradle to Cradle is economically profitable

Sustainability costs money. Or in any event that is what people tend to traditionally think. But the contrary proved true at a recent congress organised by C2C BIZZ in Antwerp, which focused on the topic of “Circular economy: from how…

Bexco nv invests in a new production site at Blue Gate Antwerp

The factory of the futureBexco will build its new plant in line with Blue Gate Antwerp’s eco-efficiency ambitions, working according to the BREEAM international sustainability standard (“Very Good” level).Besides Bexco also meets the other criteria that all companies at Blue…

Here we are, BlueChem, the business incubator.

The chemical industry created FISCH, an inspiring network that provides games chaging projects. And the industry needed a partner to boost all this talent and inventions.So here we are, BlueChem, the business incubator. The accelerator to speed up sustainable chemistry innovation…

Three consortiums are interested in concluding a PPP contract

Blue Gate Antwerp is currently negotiating with three consortiums to conclude a public private partnership (PPP) contract. The three consortiums The first consortium is Blue Open. Its main contracting parties are DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), Bopro and Dredging International. DEC and Dredging…

Environment Impact Assessment for Blue Gate Antwerp approved

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the development of Blue Gate Antwerp business park has been approved. The EIA required hardly any major changes to the project. The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) gives an idea of the consequences for humans and…

BREEAM helps deliver Antwerp's green city ambitions

Blue Gate Antwerp will transform a contaminated industrial site into an eco-business park with the help of BREEAM Communities. This site is being developed by the City of Antwerp and the Flemish region. Formerly a busy industrial dockland area based on…

Incubator and accelerator for sustainable chemistry

Essenscia Vlaanderen, Blue Gate Antwerp nv, FISCH vzw and the City of Antwerp have initiated a joint feasibility study for the establishment of an incubator and accelerator for sustainable chemistry at Blue Gate Antwerp. The study is one of the…

Blue Gate Antwerp participates in HEAT research project

Blue Gate Antwerp is one of the cases studied in the HEAT research project set up to investigate the feasibility of local heating networks. The feasibility study on energy clusters in Antwerp ("Haalbaarheidsstudie Energieclusters AnTwerpen" - HEAT) is funded by…

New book on innovation in Antwerp

The book entitled "Antwerp innoveert. Out: Petroleum Zuid. In: Blue Gate Antwerp.” ["Antwerp innovates. Out: Petroleum Zuid. In: Blue Gate Antwerp"] was launched today, September 27th. Published by Snoeck, the book takes the example of Blue Gate Antwerp to illustrate…