October 18, 9:00 am
Masterclass : Satellite Aerospace Communication with Arduino & Fablab tools

This two-day training enables participants to explore the advanced scientific field of aerospace, as well as the principles of satellite positioning and radio wave communication through practical and accessible tools such as Arduino, Microbit and Fablab equipment.

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October 19, 6:00 pm
Spacetalk : Satellites and Data with Cécile Deprez

An event tailored made for space enthusiasts and techies! We're thrilled to present "Spacetalk: Satellites and Data" brought to you by The Future of Tech is Female, Women in Business (hub.Brussels) and our dear Becentral , featuring Cécile Deprez, a total rockstar in satellite positioning at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and an advocate for Women and LGBTQIA+ in STEM. 🛰️🏳️‍🌈

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Latest news


Throwback on our first year of activity

The Orange Digital Center has been implemented in Belgium one year ago in June 2022. Our approach focuses on enabling marginalized populations to be fully included in today’s society, and boost employment and entrepreneurship through digital inclusion. To generate positive impact, we rely on a thriving ecosystem of partners. Read our first year impact report now.


Virtual Rangers, Nirli and withVR join the 5th season of Orange Belgium’s start-up accelerator program: Orange Fab BeLux

After a thorough preselection and pitch process, Virtual Rangers, Nirli and withVR will be joining the 5th season of the Orange Fab program, allowing them to innovate on 5G applications within the global framework of the Orange Group and its 18 Orange Fabs all over the world. After Antwerp and Brussels, this year’s edition took place in Liège, at La Grand Poste, were the next Orange Belgium 5G Lab will soon open. The selected start-ups will receive support from Orange experts and premium access to Orange 5G Labs as well as the operator's contacts.


Orange Belgium launches an Orange Digital Center, a major hub for initiatives focused on digital inclusion and innovation

To help reduce the digital divide, Orange Belgium today opened an Orange Digital Center in the heart of Brussels, in the presence of Petra De Sutter, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration, Public Enterprises, Telecommunication and the Postal Services and Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière, Deputy CEO of Orange Group, in charge of Orange’s operational activities in Europe. The Orange Digital Center will serve as a support and development center allowing everyone to acquire and improve their digital and entrepreneurial skills, with activities ranging from digital training to coaching for small businesses and start-ups, offering a genuine trajectory for personal and business growth.

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Orange Belgium launches the 5th edition of its start-up accelerator program: Orange Fab BeLux

On March 21, registrations will open for the 5th season of the Orange Fab BeLux start-up Accelerator Program. Three selected start-ups will receive support from Orange experts and access to the operator's network for six months...

At MWC 2022, Orange will be presenting its latest network innovations and uses.

The importance of networks was demonstrated once again in 2021, when they became an even more essential part of our daily lives, to work, learn, communicate, and access entertainment...

Partner in the picture: Orange

Did you know that 50% of Belgian SMEs and self-employed people have suffered from cyberattack-related troubles? That said, you’d still be amazed how many people, organisations and especially startups underestimate the dangers.

Orange Belgium and La Grand Poste join forces to create a 5G Lab in the heart of Liège

After the inauguration of its first 5G Lab in Antwerp in October 2021, Orange Belgium forged a partnership with the iconic Grand Poste of Liège, veritable hub dedicated to creative companies and innovation...

Testimonial The Big Score - Orange

The Big Score is een internationaal event voor venture capital & bedrijfsinnovatie waar gevestigde multinationals en veelbelovende scaleups elkaar ontmoeten...

Orange’s startup accelerator

Just as whales need the help of smaller fish to clean their teeth, so large corporates need the help of startups to improve their services...

The Big Score: what are Bridgestone and Orange looking for at Belgium’s corporate sourcing and VC event?

How do you innovate when your core-business is tyres? And with what application for their new mobile network can you surprise one of the largest telecom providers? To find out, we spoke with the innovation czars...

Interview - Juliette Malherbe

How could Orange bring its technology to the air cargo industry? A new partnership agreement with Liege Airport to develop the internet of things and smart

Iristick, OTIV and MyPitch join the 4th season of the start-up acceleration programme Orange Fab

Despite a challenging context, Orange Belgium is moving forward with Orange Fab, its acceleration programme for start-ups...

Incubateur de start-ups : un win-win innovant

Lancer sa start-up est un processus risqué et parfois long, qui nécessite une bonne dose de persévérance. Jusque-là, rien de neuf sous le soleil. Afin de donner un coup d’accélérateur à certaines innovations, Orange a lancé son Fab Lab : un programme de développement...

Orange's startup accelerator with Juliette Malherbe and Casius Morea

When you are a large corporate like Orange and you need to stay on the cutting edge of innovation, calling on the agility and creativity of startups is often a must. Creating a program that lasts over time...

Zit ons start-up ecosysteem vast in een Europese tech bubble?

Afgelopen decennium verschenen er flink wat meer start-ups ten tonele. Dat betekent meer economische groei, maar ook veel concurrentie. Door de winner-takes-all dynamiek bij ondernemers en investeerders, geraakt de strijd om de toppositie onder druk.

Orange Fab startup accelerator: one year later

Incubateurs, accélérateurs, business angels… les possibilités d’accompagnement de start-up et scale-up sont nombreuses et très différentes. Focus avec Orange Fab, un accélérateur présent dans 14 pays, dont la Belgique et le Luxembourg, qui vise l’innovation et propose des partenariats commerciaux.

Orange Fab startup accelerator: one year later

Accompagnement Lorsqu’il s’agit de donner un coup d’accélérateur à l’innovation, certaines entreprises mettent en place des solutions originales et innovantes en soi.

Orange Fab startup accelerator: one year later

One year ago, Orange Belgium launched its first "Orange Fab" with Board of Innovation's help. Part of an international network of customized accelerators, the 3-month program offered startups a chance to test their business on the Belgian and Luxembourgish markets.

Winning start-ups Condugo and Ovinto gain entry to the third Orange Fab programme

This is a third success in a row for Orange Fab, the Orange international acceleration network, launched in 2017 in Belgium and Luxembourg.

The Start- and Scale-ups Chatlayer, iReachm and Thingsplay are officially selected to enter the second Orange Fab BeLux season

Orange Fab, Orange’s exclusive international accelerator network, kicked off its second edition in Belgium and Luxembourg this September. 45 start-ups and scale-ups submitted an application to participate. On October 1st, 10 start-ups presented their innovative products and services to a jury of professionals.

Orange Belgium investeert in de scale-up CommuniThings

Orange Belgium investeert rechtstreeks in een van zijn Orange Fab scale-ups, CommuniThings, en sluit een commercieel partnership met als doel supergeavanceerde slimme parkeeroplossingen op de markt te brengen.

CommuniThings lanceert voor het eerst NB-IoT Smart Parking in de stad Luik, in samenwerking met Orange

De “Shop & Drive”-oplossing die in Luik wordt voorgesteld, helpt pendelaars parkeerruimte vinden via een mobiele app, terwijl een betere parkeerrotatie meer shoppers aanvoert.

Start-ups Communithings, Zembro and Charlie24 officially selected to enter the first Orange Fab season of Belgium and Luxembourg

Orange Fab, Orange’s exclusive international accelerator network, kicked off its first edition in Belgium and Luxembourg this September. Sixty start-ups submitted an application to participate. Beginning November, twenty start-ups presented their innovative products and services to a jury of professionals.