There is no longer any doubt about the rise of internet-of-things applications and smart connected products. But how can companies use this evolution to create value? Sirris and Agoria set up an initiative to help out. A first interactive event will take place on 16 November.

The start-up PlantHive is operating in the field of hydroponics, which involves growing plants out of the soil, on a neutral, inert substrate and developed a concept for a smart greenhouse. Sirris optimises greenhouse concept for mass production.

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A recent development involving the University of Hasselt combines a smart wristwatch with a transparent screen that displays augmented reality (AR). Is this an alternative to smart glasses?

Despite smart technology becoming increasingly accessible, taking the step towards smart, connected products represents unknown territory for many SMEs. How do I get started? What added value can I create? What will the impact be on my products? Sirris can help you here!

From start-ups to major groups, over 4,000 exhibitors are defining the future at the CES - Consumer Electronics Show.

To control your oil consumption, simply screw the small Full Up gauge onto the tank then download the appropriate application and save the tank measurements on your smartphone. Sirris contributed towards the device's development.

Are you a company with an innovative idea that could help improve our quality of life? Are you a technology provider looking for new business opportunities? Are you just looking for new ideas to explore? Then, our half a day networking conference on June 28th is exactly what you are looking for!

On 28 June, a networking conference in Brussels organized by Sirris will explore how new technologies help improve and maintain our quality of life.

On 3 March Sirris and POM West Flanders are opening the application laboratory for making specific technology applications related to Factories of the Future and Industry 4.0. It will be at the disposal of local West Flanders companies, as well as other companies throughout Belgium. The site, which becomes Sirris' eighth, forms the initial stage towards realizing the West Flanders plan for 'Factories of the Future' for the mechanical engineering and mechatronics sectors.

In order to make specific technological applications available to industry within the scope of Factories of the Future and Industry 4.0 for example, on 3 March Sirris is opening its eighth office located in Kortrijk. The focus here is on mechanical engineering, mechatronics and assembly. Here's a little peep at what you can expect at the opening (and afterwards)!