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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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Latest news

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Eureka call for lightweight innovation projects

The Eureka call is open from 25 January until 25 April 2023. By participating in this call, Flanders wants to encourage companies to carry out lightweight innovation development projects with partners from the participating regions.
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Fleur Maas

Meet our new SIM colleague: Fleur Maas

As of December 1st, 2022, SIM welcomed Fleur Maas as its new program manager. Fleur will strengthen and support the existing team and will assist SIM in its study into the needs of the Flemish materials industry.
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Composites Cluster: open day at AZL

Open day with the Composites Cluster @ AZL Aachen

On 22 November 2022, the Composites Cluster organised an open day in cooperation with AZL Aachen. The participants visited the machinery halls of AZL and its partners.
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Do you have a material-related question or an idea and are you in need of funding? Maybe SIM-flanders can help you

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