Who are we?
Sirris is a non-profit organisation that helps companies by focussing on your markets and technologies to facilitate the attainment of your objectives. We offer individual support at every step along the way, from the drawing board stage right through to prototype development and pilot tests for finished products.
Your company will retain ownership of the results of any cooperation, such as innovative applications or solutions. The acquired know-how remains available at the collective centre for other companies to exploit. This way we also help other companies, and thus Belgian industry as a whole, to forge ahead.
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Sirris has 140 engineers, scientists and technicians, all passionate about innovation, ready to help your company rise to its challenges. Our experts pool their multidisciplinary expertise to respond to your questions with specific advice and provide market-oriented solutions.
Our wide-ranging network comprises universities, research centres, companies, associations and other institutions from all over Belgium and Europe. We exchange staff, knowledge and methodology with all these partners, and in joint research projects we look for answers to a number of technological challenges. In this way, we aim to stay one step ahead of technological advances.
Our management structure
Key facts & figures about Sirris
- Every year we help on 3,000 occasions in 1,500 industrial companies, 75% of which are SMEs.
- Our portfolio contains nearly 5,000 customers and we have more than 2,500 member companies.
- We have over 140 in-house experts spread over 8 different sites in Belgium.
- Founded in 1949 by Agoria, the Federation of the technological industry.
For further information, see our annual reports.
Statutes & Membership
To get more information about the members benefits, have a look here.