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Interview: Ron Cörvers, Programme Lead, Fair and Smart Data Spearhead

Ron Cörvers who leads one of the UM/SBE research spearheads - Fair and Smart Data speaks with Ton Geurts, Business Direc...

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Panel Discussion: Data technology for the Benefit of Smallholder Farmers

How can we empower smallholder farmers to use the tools of data technology to compete in the digital economy? This will be one of the main questions of the panel discussion entitled “Data technology for the Benefit of Smallholder Farmers” hosted by...

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Blog: New Impetus

The current geo-political tensions in the world will continue to present us with major procurement challenges in 2022 and far beyond. We hear from all sides about price increases at suppliers; including sea transport, wood, plastics, pallets, cardboard...

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Blog: It’s not the (supply chain) disruptions; it’s how we “think” about them!

In the past two years alone, the management of supply chain flows has meant having to deal with trade wars, logistics breakdowns, labor shortages, demand shocks, natural disasters, and unprecedented regulatory turbulence—oftentimes concurrently. Cons...

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Fontys develops Calculation Model for the Healthy Primary School of the Future (GBT)

Fontys Hogeschool Techniek en Logistiek and Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (BISCI), together with companies and institutions in the Venlo region, have contributed to GBT by developing a calculation model with which the costs for food...

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Blog: Are complex supply chains bad?

Dr. Robert Suurmond, Assistant Professor, UM/SBE shares his insights on supply chain complexity, which has become a topic of pressing concern for contemporary supply chains and managers, even before the fall-out from the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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Interview: Roel Willems, Program Director, Healthcare Hub

Introducing Roel Willems, Program Director of the Healthcare Hub at BISCI. Roel is a passio...

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Blog: Carbon Banking to Tackle the Climate Crisis

At the beginning of 2021, Rabobank officially announced its online marketplace for carbon trading: the Rabo Carbon Bank ("RCB"). Using remote sensing, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, RCB aims to create a globally scalable and transp...

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BISCI Strategy 2022 - 2025

Bart Vos, Scientific Director, BISCI opened with a lot of enthusiasm the BISCI four-day strategy meeting being conducted on 25th, 27th January and 1st, 3rd February.

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