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Studies in Media, Innovation and Technology

Making your technology society-proof

Smart Media

Understanding contemporary media in a digital age

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Smart Cities

Making cities smarter by co-creating solutions for urban issues

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Smart Health and work

Integrating digital tools in the daily practice of healthcare and work

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We offer services for living lab, market & policy, and privacy, ethics & literacy research

Areas we work in

Our research focuses on three domains of digital innovation: Media, Cities and Health & work. Within those domains, projects can take on a variety of topics.

Latest News Posts News Archive

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30 Sep 2017

Professors Pieter Ballon & Karen Donders: Can the European union become a digital giant?

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15 Sep 2017

Pieter Ballon aangesteld als lid van Stuurorgaan Vlaams Informatie- en ICT-beleid

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8 Feb 2018

Press release – Open platform hackAIR maps current air quality in Europe’s cities

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29 Jan 2018

Nieuwe SMIT Policy brief over studie naar rechtenregeling in de audiovisuele sector

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17 Jan 2018

Tim Raats verwelkomd in nieuwe Raad van Bestuur Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds

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22 Dec 2017

Z-Connectivity met Professor Ballon

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Upcoming Events Event Archive

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8 Feb 2018

Prabhat Agarwal (European Commission, DGConnect) on ‘The public policy challenges of Algorithms & Platforms

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1 Sep 2018 — 30 Jun 2019

Training in Media Economics at SMIT

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26 Sep 2018 — 28 Sep 2018

Course in Media Economics: Foundations and transformations of media economics

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24 Oct 2018 — 26 Oct 2018

Course in Media Economics: Media economics and policy in a digital age

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21 Nov 2018 — 23 Nov 2018

Course in Media Economics: Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and remuneration for right holders

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19 Dec 2018 — 21 Dec 2018

Course in Media Economics: Technology, innovation and data

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13 Feb 2019 — 15 Feb 2019

Course in Media Economics: Audio-visual production

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13 Mar 2019 — 15 Mar 2019

Course in Media Economics: Commercial communication and advertising in a digital age

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24 Apr 2019 — 26 Apr 2019

Course in Media Economics: Economics of Journalism

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22 May 2019 — 24 May 2019

Course in Media Economics: Mergers and acquisitions

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