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BISCI Event 2023 - Dare to be Circular

BISCI is happy to present to you the BISCI Event 2023: Dare to be Circular. 

The global disruptions in supply chains over the last two years have challenged organizations both in the public and private domain, to change and adapt for the ye...

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BISCI at Maastricht Awards 2022

Ton Geurts, Business Director, BISCI and Hans Willems, Senior Advisor, BISCI were at the Maastricht Awards event on 19th September organised by Gemeente Maastricht at the City Hall of Maastricht to present a key note on the topic “Duur...

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BISCI’s potential contribution to the SDGs

BISCI, the Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, wants to contribute to the innovation and competitiveness of individual companies and organisations in various sectors and helps strengthen the region’s economic infrastructure of the prov...

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BISCI Summer Drinks - 2022

Continuing the yearly BISCI tradition of Summer drinks  at Ton's vineyard in Maastricht for the third time. 

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Student insights into performance-based contracting in the Dutch maritime sector

Performance-based contracting (PBC) is a contractual approach for relationships that entails emphasis on the evaluation of outcomes or KPI’s. Although the potential benefits are appealing – increased asset performance, availability and utilization ...

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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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