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    BISCI partner of Smart Packaging for Intelligent Logistics

    23-09-2020

    Since January 2020, BISCI participates on behalf of Maastricht University in the research project Smart Packaging for Intelligent Logistics. A consortium of triple-helix organizations participate in this ambitious project, funded by OpZuid and the European Union.

  • Rapid growth in use of Uber app Amsterdam

    17-09-2020

    The number of taxi drivers using the Uber app in Amsterdam has grown from 1,298 in January 2016 to 5,217 in December 2019, and the number of trips made has also risen sharply. In December 2019, 8.8 times more trips were made than in January 2016, and the total number of kilometers traveled by drivers over all those trips has more than quadrupled. The gross earnings of drivers per hour averaged € 24.48 in 2019. This is evident from the Factsheet 'Uber Amsterdam: ‘Uber app users, trips made and earnings 2016-2019' from the Research Center for Education and the Labor Market (ROA) of the University of Maastricht.

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    Introductory Interview - Lieven Quintens, Senior Researcher at BISCI

    15-09-2020

    Lieven Quintens, Senior Researcher at BISCI, gives a brief introduction about his role at BISCI and UM, the important role of researchers and his favourite restaurant in Maastricht among other things.

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    Blog: 2020 - Tipping Point for Digitization?

    08-09-2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has made it very clear that professional buyers and supply chain managers (SCM) are important for our economy. COVID-19 has been a wake-up call for many companies and the spotlight is on Procurement and SCM. So, how do we actually deal with risks in our supply chains?

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    SBE researcher awarded Marie Curie Fellowship to study firm R&D and skills investments

    31-08-2020

    Van Anh Vuong, an assistant professor at SBE's department of Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (OSE) recently received a Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission to study firm R&D and worker skills investments in the service industries. We caught up with her to congratulate her and find out a bit more about the project.

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    Introductory Interview - Bart Vos, Scientific Director at BISCI

    26-08-2020

    Bart Vos, Scientific Director at BISCI, gives a brief introduction about his role at BISCI and UM, his views on team building and an insight into his activities on a normal working day. 

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    Introductory Interview - Ton Geurts, Business Development Director at BISCI

    26-08-2020

    Ton Geurts, Business Development Director at BISCI, gives a brief introduction about his role at BISCI, his views on sustainable development and an insight into how he enjoys life in Maastricht.

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    Ton Geurts shares his experience on working from home during COVID

    05-08-2020

    Working from home has become the norm for many of us these days. Some love it while some would prefer to go back to their old routine. And yet, there are many reasons to believe that working from home, or at least a more flexible way of working, is the new normal. In this article, BISCI's Business Development Director Ton Geurts shares his own experience with home working, some of the lessons he's learned along the way along with his views on the future of home working. 

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    First month at BISCI: the perspective of our two newest team members

    05-08-2020

    Grant and Shreyas officially joined BISCI on 1 July as project managers. In this role, they work closely with Business Development Director Ton Geurts and support projects involving sustainability and digitalisation. After one month on the job, they share their first impressions and thoughts. 

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