Factory of the Future Awards 2023

Applications are now open for the 2024 Factory of the Future Awards!

Walter Auwers
Peter ten Haaf

Has your company taken the first steps towards Industry 4.0, kickstarting your transformation into a Factory of the Future? Have you been able to reap the rewards of your efforts? Or even better, have you already increased your competitive edge or anchored your presence in our country? Time for proper recognition: submit your application for the Factory of the Future Awards 2024!!

Wanted: Applicants for The Factory of the Future 2024!

Has your company made exceptional achievements in recent years? Achievements in terms of technology, to work faster, automate or improve quality, in terms of work organisation, sustainability or workforce growth ? In that case, you are eligible for a Factory of the Future Award!

Apply and fill in the application form below!

Why participate?

  • You get to evaluate your approach and take stock of your transformation into a Factory of the Future. At least four experts assess your company's maturity and benchmark in against the seven dimensions of the methodology. After the evaluation, you receive athe full report.
  • You get to value the work of those who are transforming your business every day.
  • You get recognised as an inspiring organisation in one or more areas of transformation.
  • You get to learn, have the opportunity to exchange good practices and receive feedback during our programme of activities.
  • You increase your visibility: you can count on the recognition of your company at regional and national level, as well as external acknowledgmentduring the award ceremony, thanks to the subsequent communication. You can also use the corporate video, which will be made about your company in the context of the awards, in your own communication campaign(s).
Curious about the winners of previous editions? Find out more about the Factory of the Future Awards 2023, the winners in Flanders and in Wallonia!


Where do you stand? Take the scan and submit your application!

Are you ready to become a Factory of the Future? Take the Factory of the Future scan. Find out where you stand and take your first step towards a sustainable future.

To become a Factory of the Future, you must achieve a score of at least 8/10 on the seven crucial transformations.


  • 30 June 2023: Deadline to confirm entries, using the form below or by email
  • 15 September 2023: Final deadline to submit applicant files
  • 15 December 2023: Validation of the winners by the members of the jury
  • 8 February 2024: Preparation of the award ceremony


Do you have a question?

Send them to innovation@sirris.be

Please fill out the registration form.