The market for connected products and devices is booming. For many businesses, it is essential to make the most, whilst guaranteeing the quality of the products they market and full command of all the skills associated with a field that remains unfamiliar to many.

Haelvoet is a producer of furniture for care institutions. With a smart and connected bed, this company wants to improve the safety and comfort of patients and improve the care efficiency. Their innovation was recently presented to the general public. How did Haelvoet handle the development?

You still don't really know how IoT can further expand your business and change the way you deliver value to customers? Are you paralysed by the numerous alternatives or the risk associated to the endeavour? Or are you simply searching for a way to give more value to your smart product which is already on the market? Discover or unleash your innovation project with Sirris on 10 December!

Schunk showed off their new range of smart tool holders at the EMO trade fair held recently in Hanover.

In a rapidly evolving and connected world, there are many opportunities for product manufacturers to create value with smart connected products. Even though it presents them with a number of new challenges, these innovations are also within reach of SMEs that are less familiar with them.

Making products smart and connected offers product builders a wide range of new opportunities to create value, but it also gives them a lot of choices. Patents contain extremely valuable information that helps in making informed choices when making smart products. Combining it with other sources of economic information, such as the 1 Million Club, can reinforce the results of patent searches even more.

An important aspect of the demonstrator in the Smart & Digital Factory Application Lab in Kortrijk is data integration. Connecting the different elements of production systems is one of the six skills of a smart, agile factory.

The latest issue of the Interreg Factory 4.0 Project newsletter keeps you up-to-date with progress, events and testimonies.

JEC is an annual event hosted in Paris and offering professionals the opportunity to meet with the composites industry. Summary of the 2019 edition.

At the Advanced Engineering trade event that will take place on 22 and 23 May, Sirris will organise its own lecture programme, presenting four different presentations on different topics within our fields of expertise, under the title ‘Future-proved products are light, smart and micro, to be achieved with advanced engineering methods’.