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Active in materials innovation?

SIM can help bridging the gap between basic research and industrial markets by funding demand driven projects. Or maybe you have a question about innovative materials? Ask us! Our one-stop-shop supports you in materials innovation. 

Strategic Initiative Materials

SIM is a virtual research centre. Our mission is to further strengthen Flanders strong position in materials innovation.

  • One Stop Shop for Materials Related Questions

    We also offer a one-stop-shop service for all questions on innovative materials. Ask away! Read More

  • Materials Innovation Funding

    We want to bridge the gap between basic research and industrial markets by funding demand driven projects. 

    There are several reasons why participating in SIM projects can be beneficial for your company. Read More

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