Flemish Government chooses Atos as digital partner to transform Flanders into one of the most innovative regions in Europe

Brussels (Belgium), Paris (France), May well 25 2021

Atos now announces that it has signed a major agreement with the Flemish governing administration to be their most important electronic partner in excess of the upcoming 7 several years. Both of those partners will not only travel electronic transformation, but also export Flemish technological know-how to the rest of Europe and the earth thanks to Atos’ international presence. In this way, the collaboration will ensure the generation of new positions and assist Flanders to increase into one particular of the most innovative regions in Europe immediately after the pandemic.

The arrangement between Atos and the Flemish governing administration is believed to be the greatest outsourcing framework agreement in Benelux. The Flemish governing administration was hunting for a trustworthy and seasoned technological know-how partner with expertise in electronic transformation and innovation. Immediately after a comprehensive variety process for the 2022 Flemish ICT contracts, Atos gained a few plenty: assistance integration & stability, cloud & facts center and programs. The 7-calendar year agreement will allow a transformative digitalization of the Flemish region.

Rebound of the Flemish economic climate

The Flemish governing administration selected Atos simply because of its ambitious vision of the long term. Immediately after the pandemic, in order for the Flemish economic climate to recuperate as immediately as doable, totally investing in a electronic long term is crucial. By functioning with the governing administration Atos will also be investing in the progress of Flanders and neighborhood corporations.

“The pandemic set a lot of tension on the Flemish economic climate, but the restoration period is also an outstanding possibility to set Flanders on the map throughout Europe as a top region in the progress of new technological know-how. There is no lack of innovative thoughts in Flemish corporations and start off-ups, but neighborhood gamers absence the assets to establish technological know-how on a large scale. As a international player with international things to do, Atos is in a special place to export Flemish technological know-how. Together we are likely to make Flemish corporations terrific,” states Jo Debecker, Executive VP and Head of Global Operations at Atos.

Task generation

By its have Scaler-plan, Atos has long been investing in start off-ups and corporations that establish innovative technologies. Scaler features companies an possibility to establish their technological remedies and roll them out overseas. In Flanders, Atos will sort a special ecosystem with neighborhood partners, like the research firm imec, to current market Flemish technological know-how globally.

“This new agreement will make a lot of new Flemish positions, simply because you simply just need much more men and women if you are likely to develop technological know-how on a bigger scale,” states Debecker. “Atos itself will also be using the services of hundreds of men and women by a major recruitment process for young Flemish talent. Many thanks to Atos, these men and women will have the great springboard to spread their wings and to establish additional at European amount.”


About Atos

Atos is a international chief in electronic transformation with one zero five,000 staff and once-a-year revenue of in excess of € eleven billion. European selection one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and significant-performance computing, the Group provides personalized stop-to-stop remedies for all industries in seventy one nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and goods, Atos is committed to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its purchasers. Atos operates under the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The reason of Atos is to assist design and style the long term of the details house. Its expertise and expert services assist the progress of know-how, education and learning and research in a multicultural technique and add to the progress of scientific and technological excellence. Across the earth, the Group enables its prospects and staff, and associates of societies at large to stay, function and establish sustainably, in a safe and sound and safe details house.

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