Academics For Technology

where students meet

Technology & Entrepreneurship

Who are we?

“Academics for Technology (AFT Leuven) is a Leuven-based student organization. Our aim is to introduce students to technology and entrepreneurship and inspire in them a sense of entrepreneurship, a quintessential skill in today’s economy. We provide technical students the opportunity to further develop their technical knowledge and reach out to non-technical students to introduce them to the wonderfull world of technology.”


More info on our events


Women in Tech Gala

Women in Tech Gala will host four amazingly talented and inspiring women in technology coming from different backgrounds to share their experiences and achievements on the stage with you. Let’s celebrate our leading ladies in technology!

Join us on the 30th of November in Leuven, Belgium to hear their stories!

Powered by Capgemini and PwC Belgium

Full article on Medium

November 2k16

So September and October have passed and academic year is in full swing! Just as all of you have been busy studying and working, AFT has been busy as well! We’ve been hard at work preparing our upcoming events in November! And boy, it is going to be a busy month!

We’ve got a lot of workshops coming up as well as the CleanTech Challenge Kick Off and finally our Women in Tech gala event! For more information on Women in Tech, make sure to watch our Facebook and Twitter for more information!

Full article on Medium

40 Students Chasing Unicorns

What’s it like to work and live in Europe’s most prolific startup hub? This Easter, 40 entrepreneurial Belgian students found out on AFT’s yearly Student Startup Trip!

—  AFT Startup Trip Crew


Full article on Medium
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Jonathan De Venter

Jonathan De Venter President

Charles Van den Bossche

Charles Van den Bossche Vice-President

Willem Hoefnagels

Willem Hoefnagels SST Manager

Gilles Bodart

Gilles Bodart Business Relations

Zander Fias

Zander Fias Business Relations

Lorens Huculak

Lorens Huculak Business Relations

Yannick Bongaerts

Yannick Bongaerts Innovation Night

Céline Verjans

Céline Verjans Clean Tech Challenge

Hanna Callens

Hanna Callens Legal

Tobias Cornille

Tobias Cornille Hackathon

Simon Finotto

Simon Finotto Hackathon

Laurens Nijs

Laurens Nijs Workshops

Josephine Vermout

Josephine Vermout Women In Tech

Astrid Buttiens

Astrid Buttiens Women In Tech

General Partners

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