Belgium is the fourth most productive country in the world. Only Norway (and its oil), Luxembourg (and its banks) and Ireland (as a tax haven) are doing better. Results to be proud of, if it weren’t for the fact that productivity growth has been sputtering in recent years. That’s why we will provide you with a series of tips to improve your productivity. This is part one.

Looking beyond its hype in the financial world, blockchain is starting to prove its potential in other domains. Starting 29 April, Sirris is organising a series of masterclasses and individual coaching sessions on blockchain for manufacturing, from insight to plan.

Since the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards last month there are ten more companies with a Factory of the Future title, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is 3D-printing-pionier Materialise.

During the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards ten companies received the title of Factory of the Future, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. The winner we are putting in the spotlight this time is Duracell, well-known for its batteries.

Since the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards, our country has ten more companies with a Factory of the Future title, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria to companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is Niko, market leader in switchgear, sockets and home automation.

During the fifth edition of the Factory of the Future Awards in Kortrijk, ten companies had the honour of receiving the title of Factory of the Future, the award granted by Sirris and Agoria for the companies that best succeed in reconciling the technologies of the future with work tailored to people and the environment. One of the winners is Robert Bosch Produktie N.V. from Tienen.

Space technology and know-how provide our world with infinite innovation opportunities. How far is space from your daily activity? ESA Space Solutions Belgium aims to bring you closer to space. On 7 November ESA and Verhaert will launch the Space Solutions Belgium Center during their 'Space for Innovation' event.

At its annual Innovate event held on 13 June, Sirris demonstrated how 'Together we turn innovation into success' is much more than just a catchphrase. The event was completely dedicated to the future of your company.

Based on Agoria figures, Sirris compared the economic performance of the companies it helped innovate over the past three years with the entire technological industry. Conclusion: when companies work together and innovate, they perform significantly better than their industry peers. A tendency which we are more than happy to support.

Pedeo Hogedrukgieterij is granted Belgium’s major design award for the design of a roller assembly for Reynaers Aluminium.