Data Innovation

Your partner in data innovation

Smart use of data is a good way of gaining the competitive advantage nowadays. Whether you’re aiming for more efficient processes, greater personalisation, or new products or services: you need good, substantiated data. Most companies do have a lot of data, but channelling, interpreting and deploying it needs at lot of know-how and experience. And all this is available from the Data Innovation experts at Sirris.

2015 - 2017: 28 innovative projects – 18 R&D projects submitted – 11 training sessions with 114 participating companies

1. Industrial advice for industry 

From examining technological choices, through to building prototypes: by creating customised projects we help companies to deal with a whole range of data related issues

  • How relevant is data for your business? 
  • Where is the innovative potential in your data?
  • Which data technology do you prefer?
  • What about Internal Service for Protection and Prevention at Work [GDPR] and personal data?

2. Joint R&D projects

We build an R&D incubator around your data challenges. With a team of experts you get your project off the ground and start searching for ideas. 

  • We bring challenges and aims together to create an R&D project.
  • We search for knowledge, experts and government support for your project.
  • We bring together (research) partners in a consortium.
  • We mould your ideas into a proof-of-concept and primed action plan.

3. Individual or collective training sessions

We share knowledge through a large number of channels including events, training sessions, masterclasses, academic papers and work placements in order to reinforce your own data expertise. 

  • We discuss controversial issues at open events that go into data innovation.
  • We organise training sessions for various stakeholders, from business experts to technology experts.
  • We provide companies with insights into the most important international publications and studies.
  • We support students carrying out research into data related challenges.

 

Current R&D projects

  • HYMOP: we analyse data from a whole raft of connected industrial machinery along with Belgian universities.

  • Doctiris & MANTIS: in this research project we focus on large scale predictive analysis for scheduling the proactive maintenance of industrial machinery for example.

  • DEWI: here we researched technologies for predicting the remaining lifespan of batteries in smart, connected products in a smart home environment.

  • EluciDATA: Technology transfer project with the aim of stimulating the uptake of data innovation in industry (www.elucidata.be)
 
 

Concrete cases with companies

 

Can you no longer see the wood for the trees regarding digital opportunities? The ‘Digital Journey Tracker’ will help you on your way!