chris colpaert and gert van erum de tijd interview

Flemish Interactive Displays Ready to Jump to the Top of the World - De Tijd

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i3-Technologies 
on: Friday, October 21, 2022

It started in 1968 as a Belgian distributor of German blackboards, Vanerum gradually invested in producing its own school furniture. When Gert Van Erum, son of founder Robert Van Erum, opted for a digital course for the future and i3-Technologies was born. 

From blackboards to projectors to interactive displays

Some years and a corona crisis later, it appears that his choice was the right one. “The pandemic has unleashed a lot. We see an acceleration in the digitization of education everywhere. Our digital activities are now worth around 40 million euros on a group turnover of 60 to 70 million euros. The EBITDA is again at 7 million, mainly thanks to i3 Technologies', says Van Erum.

Read the full interview with Gert Van Erum and the new CEO of i3-Technologies, Chris Colpaert [in Dutch] in De Tijd: https://www.tijd.be/ondernemen/technologie/vlaamse-digitale-schoolborden-klaar-voor-sprong-naar-wereldtop/10421964.html

Or hear from Gert Van Erum on De Tijd's podcast (Episode 21/10) between minutes 10:21 and 12:13 here: https://www.tijd.be/podcasts/de-7.html

chris colpaert and gert van erum de tijd interview

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i3-Technologies is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of interactive technologies for group collaboration and education. We ensure you can leverage your existing technology by building solutions that work in the way your teams want to work. Our innovative solutions bridge digital and analog environments, giving you technology that's easy to use and integrate into your existing infrastructure. We aspire to create environments where our interactive and integrated solutions inspire human interactions.