The thriving local biotech sector is getting attention on the global stage, with the prestigious Nature Biotechnology magazine recently carrying an article about six Walloon biotech companies and the BioWin health cluster.
The Bulletin winter edition - a lifestyle and shopping special - is in newsagents now, packed with ideas, indoors and out, to help you beat the cold-weather blues in Belgium.
In 2015 Mons shone as European Capital of Culture. For an entire year the Montois strutted their stuff, putting on spectacles, exhibitions, concerts and parties in cultural institutions and public spaces alike.
The UK has decided to end its 44-year marriage with the EU. Admittedly, it was never a fairytale, and mainly based on reason rather than sentiment.
It was 80 years ago that Liège opened its port on the Meuse river, and it has now become Europe’s third largest inland port after Duisburg and Paris. The anniversary was celebrated in June, with family events including cruises and tours.
From energy-efficient glass for double-glazing to the red carpet at Cannes, materials science from Wallonia has already made its mark on the world. But there is more to come, as researchers and companies explore new ways of working together.