Thomas Vandenhaute

Stating that the circular economy is widely reported on in the media is stating the obvious. That it is the way forward for companies, that it is a part of the future we need to build on now, that every organisation needs to start working with it ... From different angles, these messages also reach our manufacturing companies. However, the next step is often a real challenge.

Pascal Pollet

Until recently, the world record for developing a vaccine was the mumps vaccine, which was developed in four years. We now know that it can be done much faster. In mid-January 2020, BioNtech launched the 'Lightspeed' project. This project resulted in the first corona vaccine receiving approval in early December 2020. How did this happen and what can companies in the industry learn from it?

Marie-France Rousseau

The end of 2021 is in sight, the ideal time to thank you for your trust in the past year and to look forward to what the future brings. We have a lot in store for you and would like to give you a hint here.

Pascal Pollet

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

Patrick Coomans
Tatiana Galibus

Industrial OT environments appear to be low-hanging fruit for cybercriminals. At the same time, much of the manufacturing industry is inadequately prepared for cyber threats and attacks. That's why Sirris and Agoria decided to bring together manufacturing companies in a learning network around the topic of cybersecurity in OT and more specifically around being able to detect threats and anomalies in the production environment.

Jan Kempeneers

Sirris is organising the knowledge cluster 'Cobots for flexible and efficient production' in cooperation with TNO Nederland.

Pascal Pollet

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

Bart Teerlinck

The supply of metal 3D printing is growing strongly. Machines, materials, software, design and finishing... for each technology there are specific possibilities and challenges. Are you still with us? The new Learning Network 'Metal Additive Manufacturing' brings you knowledge and insights, provided by experts, peers and experience experts. Take part in the online information session on 6 July with no obligation!

Pascal Pollet

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

Thomas Vandenhaute

Access to (raw) materials, but also climate, are important reasons why circularity should be high on the agenda of manufacturing companies. Two things are vital for companies in the manufacturing industry eager to make the transition to a circular economy: cooperation and trust.