Seeds and Growth for Media: empowering young media professionals to build start-ups
Together with MediaNet Flanders and Thomas More, VRT collaborates on a new accelerator project: Seeds and Growth for Media. With this initiative, the public broadcaster wants to help in building and growing new start-ups over the next three years. In the process, their technologies will be tested on the production floor and they will receive support to grow abroad. These collaborations remain essential for media organisations to innovate in an international media landscape.
VRT’s EDUbox replicated in Croatia and The Netherlands
As part of the European funded EDUmake project, VRT’s successful educational format EDUbox is now replicated by partners in Croatia and the Netherlands. Through its high-quality audiovisual content and interactive engagement strategies, EDUbox aims to engage youngsters in societal themes. Media literacy is a key competence where EDUbox can make a difference. By contextualizing the boxes in Europe, VRT can spearhead educational impact with its rich archive on a European scale.
Unlocking media for all: enhancing media accessibility through technology
Interaction on YouTube, watching videos on the news app of VRT, or listening to podcasts on the audio and video platform VRT MAX. There are countless ways to experience media. And those experiences go a lot further than traditional TV and radio broadcasts. But how do you experience media if you have a visual or hearing impairment? This is where experts and technology come together.
Innovation without borders: VRT unites 50 media organisations in international network
In a world where borders between countries, sectors and audiences are increasingly blurred, the impact of a network is undeniable. International cooperation is therefore essential in the media sector. Together with RTBF, the broadcaster of the Walloon-Brussels Federation, VRT brings together 50 international media organisations within the network Future Media Hubs.
Hello Norway scores in the Netherlands
The programme Het Hoge Noorden (Hello Norway) is scoring incredibly well in the Netherlands. It is currently broadcast on NPO1 and watched by more than 1.5 million Dutch people every week. After the Flemish success of the format, which was developed by Annemie Struyf and director Kristel Waterloos at VRT, it is now enjoyed beyond country borders.