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Driving Innovation in Manufacturing

Who we are

Flanders Make is the strategic research centre for the manufacturing industry. From our sites all over Flanders, we stimulate open innovation through excellent research. 

Our purpose: realising a top-level research network in Flanders that delivers full support to the innovation projects of manufacturing companies. This way, we want to contribute to new products and production processes that help to realise the vehicles, machines and factories of the future.

Industry 4.0 in Belgium

Flanders Make and PwC surveyed over 30 leading manufacturing companies in Belgium to find out their current maturity level and future expectations of Industry 4.0. 


  • 92% of the companies surveyed acknowledge the transformation impact of Industry 4.0 on their business?
  • 50% already have a strategic plan in place?

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What we do


Flanders Make does technological research in mechatronics, product development methods and production technologies. Want to know more about our research?




Video: smart products and Industry 4.0


VLAIO creates one contact point for entrepreneurs concering innovation. Testimonial of Prefamac, partner of Flanders Make.
Flanders Make expands its activities in West Flanders on the site Graaf Karel de Goedelaan in Kortrijk.
This resulted in a sharper focus and expansion.

Benefits Flanders Make membership

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  • Helping to determine research objectives

  • One contact person for support

  • Unique innovation network for knowledge institutions and companies

  • Support for being active on a European level

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