START INNOVATING

Innovation is not a perfect word. It’s over-used and diluted, but its purpose is still valid for companies. Stop complaining about semantics and get to work!

Innovation is not invention; it means exploiting new technology and employing out-of-the-box thinking to create new value. ​Value that will serve a real problem or pain, a real “job” a customer tries to do. ​

Organizations who recognize & act upon it, will not only survive; they will successfully compete and flourish.

Co.Station’s innovation programs will boost your external innovation, provide you with practical insights & connections and positively affect your brand & reputation.

Our Innovation Services for companies provide a structured approach for organizations to build new perspectives, capture value and grow. Our goal is to help you build and maintain the capacity to innovate and drive open-innovation into the Belgian Tech Ecosystem.

Co.Station Mid Large Companies | Innovation Programs

INSPIRE

Insight Talks - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Insight Talks

Understand mayor trends and technologies, and open-up

Monthly innovation talks on digital and technology matters to be better prepared towards disruptive and open innovation.

4 hours | 5-10 participants
Discover Station - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Discover Station

Two distinct “eye-opening” workshops to acquire insight and know-how

A workshop consisting of a presentation of the dashboard followed by an impact assessment discussion.

3-4 hours | 4-6 participants
Discover Station - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Discover Station

Two distinct “eye-opening” workshops to acquire insight and know-how

A workshop consisting of a presentation of each selected company to discover who they are and what they do, followed by an impact assessment discussion.

3-4 Hours | 4-6 participants
Innovation trip - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Innovation Trips

Discover different innovation hubs around the world

An inspiring exploration & networking trip to innovation hubs around the world.

1-2 days | Up to 100 participants

BUILD

Business Jam & Hackathon - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Business Jams & Hackathons

From internal design sprints to hackathons including startup expertise to solve your main innovation challenge

We jointly define goals, and we scout the Belgian tech startups scene, to select and organize events to prototype solutions to your challenges.

The program may be adapted to match your needs, requests
Start Station - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Start Station

Corporate innovation: it’s all about SPEED and CONTEXT

Delocalisation of your incubation process into a dedicated professional setting, away from your Corporate environment and its related constrains or comfort.

3 months | Adapted to the needs of the innovation project
Picth Station - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Pitch Station

Focus on building bridges between companies innovation needs and startup/scaleups

We screen Belgian tech startups and scaleups, train them to have the best understanding of your needs and on how their value proposition is an answer to your need.

A 6 weeks program | 4-6 companies
Engagement Program - Co.Station's Innovation programs for corporates

Engagement Program

Tailored support with collaboration models with selected startups/scaleups

Co.Station works with you to identify opportunities with startups and guides you through an engagement process to facilitate a successful and measurable outcome.

A fully tailored, one-to-one engagement model.

They trust us

A few words from our clients…

Nancy CelisNancy CelisMarketing & Communication Officer at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions

Working with Co.Station and Béatrice on our Business JAM has been nothing but a great experience! Professional, experienced, full of energy, a spotless organisation, innovative, really flawless! I highly recommend them!

Clémence VivianiClémence VivianiInnovation Product Head at DS Smith

Co.Station supported us in the whole process of our innovation program, from defining the right methodology to selecting the participants and managing our internal stakeholders. They identified the right experts to support us best depending on our strengths and weaknesses and the topics we decide to work on. Co.Station is much more than a supplier, it’s a real partner investing lots of time and energy to all projects and overcoming any challenges with you. It was our first Sprint experience but not the last one!

Sven JanssensSven JanssensCOO - Leasinvest Real Estate

'Perspective' - Very different subjects, very relevant. That was one of the interesting things about the evening: the same topic is viewed from different angles.

Looking for your own place to meet?

Co.Station Event Space | The pitching theater

The pitching theater

Co.Station offers you the best public speaking experience to organize your networking event, product launch, conference,… Our cozy & bright theatre have that unique vibe that will inspire your team as well as your guests.

Co.Station Meeting Rooms | Available Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms

Co.Station is the perfect venue for your networking events, workshops, conferences, off-sites, and client meetings. Our fully-equipped meeting rooms include high-speed internet, reception, audiovisual equipment, and so much more.

A flexible workspace

Co.Station Office | A flexible office in Brussels, Gent, Charleroi and Antwerp

Flexible

Choose your favorite flexible work location and call it your home. You can then use every free workplace in the common area you can find. Bring your laptop, find a quiet place and go to work.

Co.Station Office | A fix office in Brussels, Gent, Charleroi and Antwerp

Fix

With a private fully equipped office you benefit on one side of our thriving community, but you also have more privacy and the opportunity to develop your own company culture.

Co.Station | Become a Partner

Want to be a Co.Station partner?

Co.Station is the natural bridge between companies, startups, scaleups, and entrepreneurs. Want to be part of this thriving community, be involved in building new solutions and encourage innovation in the Belgian Tech Ecosystem?

Become a Co.Station Partner.

Your support will promote recognition of innovation among the community of startups, scaleups, entrepreneurs, and corporates.