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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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.read more
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...read more
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.read more
FSD Website Launch
Today we proudly launch the Fair and Smart Data Spearhead website!read more