The InsightProducts project supports companies to improve their product and service offering through qualitative product data acquisition and use, in view of digital servitisation.

On 19 December 2018 thirty business people met in Mechelen for a breakfast meeting. They were invited by Scaleup.vlaanderen for a learning network meeting. All the business people had in common that they each had more than one million euros in capital, or had generated more than one million euros in recurring revenues.

The Data and AI Competence Lab of Sirris is currently focusing on the topic of fleet-based analytics via several research projects and creating awareness via dedicated seminars. Soon the lab will also launch a dedicated platform for fleet-based analysis, to support companies in adopting a fleet-based data-driven approach.

To ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability in IoT systems, a number of security aspects need to be considered, in order to achieve security and privacy by design. In this first white paper of a series which you can download we give an overview with checklist.

It had been coming for a while, and now it is a reality: shortly after New Year Amazon surpassed the giant trio of Microsoft, Google and Apple and is now the largest publicly traded company in the world. This is typical of Amazon’s smart and sustained strategy, as well as of its founder Jef Bezos, but this number one position also gives a more in-depth picture of the power relations in the digital economy.

Long ago there were two kingdoms called Datamania and Scienzia that constantly competed with each other, not over power or wealth but over knowledge.

At the end of 2018 the European Patent Office organised its first conference on the patentability of Blockchain and its applications.

Access to funding is one of the bigger challenges for fast growing technology companies. Scaling without external funding to finance growth is rather an exception, the majority of startups and scalups are cash hungry. But where to find the needed funding?

While today's attention mainly goes to examples by major internet companies such as Google, Amazon or Facebook, data science might be even more relevant in other industrial domains and is definitely relevant for SMEs as well. During our mastercourse we give you the details!

Belgium is in a very favourable position when it comes to ManuTech start-ups and scale-ups. The brand-new study on the ManuTech start-up landscape in Belgium and Europe conducted by Sirris and Agoria shows this is the case. What should we do to make the most of this unique opportunity? You can find all information on this topic in a double interview with Omar Mohout, Entrepreneurship Fellow at Sirris, and Ben Van Roose, Head Manufacturing Industries at Agoria.