Smart cities, smart logistics and other smart applications… These concepts are everywhere nowadays... Driven by the digital revolution, the world around us is changing and developing rapidly. Applications that seemed impossible only yesterday are very likely to become a reality tomorrow. So, instead of standing on the sidelines, the City of Antwerp has set itself the goal of becoming a European benchmark for the Internet of Things. The first step along this road is to establish an interuniversity Internet of Things postgraduate, which will start in the fall.