Yvan Mayeur was born in Etterbeek on 24 January 1960. He grew up in one of the most popular districts of Brussels: the Marolles. Social worker by training, he was appointed Mayor of the City of Brussels after former mayor Freddy Thielemans stepped down on 16 December 2013.
In an effort to support innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Horizon 2020 introduced a new dedicated SME instrument, managed by the Executive agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME).
Dieter-Michael Grohmann is a director and writer, known for Just a Dream (2013), European Union's Secret Service: Fiction or Fact (2010) and Eating Up Hesitation (2013). The Brussels Times sat down with Dieter to learn more about his work and life as an artist in Brussels.