Gunthram Cornelis

“A time of crisis is the perfect moment to take a good look at your business, products and processes,” says Bart Maeyens, General Manager at Modular Lighting Instruments in Roeselare. He is enthusiastic about his experiences with the Crisis Code Cracker. Sirris uses the 3-step action plan to help businesses in the technology sector to emerge from the crisis even stronger. “It was a very positive experience that saved us a lot of time and brought us new ideas. I would recommend it to any company.”

Linde De Vriese

What about the future residual flow from offshore wind turbine blades? After a feasibility study and thorough consultation with various companies, Sirris is ready to take further steps towards concrete answers in a business-driven approach. You too can be part of the solution!

Kurt Beghyn

Ferrous metals are regarded as one of the best recycled and recyclable materials. But there is room for a next step. Today, they are widely collected and reintroduced into the material cycle, albeit with too little attention to selective recycling and reuse.

Thomas Vandenhaute

Making money with a product that hardly ever breaks is a real challenge and requires a different perspective: don't sell your product, sell the use of your product or its functionality. Does this sound a little abstract? We will make it concrete by giving an example of an SME that manages to offer its product - an entrance mat - as a service to the customer.

Thomas Vandenhaute

Veldeman Bedding in Opglabbeek, Limburg, is one of the major mattress and bed manufacturers in Europe. The company is working on a sustainable approach to its product and manufacturing processes and recently came out with their first circular collection.

Pascal Pollet

Belgium is the fourth most productive country in the world, but our productivity growth has been sputtering. In this series we present five practical tips to boost productivity in the office and on the shop floor.

Pascal Pollet

Belgium is the fourth most productive country in the world, but our productivity growth has been sputtering. In this series we present five practical tips to boost productivity in the office and on the shop floor.

Pascal Pollet

Belgium is the fourth most productive country in the world, but our productivity growth has been sputtering. In this series we present five practical tips to boost productivity in the office and on the shop floor.

Thomas Vandenhaute

An innovative circular model is not a standard R&D project: it requires a structured process approach that goes far beyond the product and requires quick tests and continuous adjustments from entrepreneurs. These are the main findings of the pilot project Expedition Circular, a collaboration between VITO, Agoria, Sirris and Start it @KBC.

Thomas Vandenhaute

Shrinking raw material stocks, rising prices ... the figures prove it all, the need for a circular economy is growing. However, this change also brings some interesting opportunities.