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Innoviris

Innoviris is the institution in the Brussels-Capital Region encouraging scientific research and innovation. It supports and funds the Brussels-Capital Region’s R&D policy.
Innoviris is the institution in the Brussels-Capital Region encouraging scientific research and innovation. It supports and funds the Brussels-Capital Region’s R&D policy.

Supporting scientific research and innovation

Innoviris funds scientific research and technological innovation. Businesses, universities and colleges in the Brussels-Capital Region can apply for financial support for research in the following areas:

Research with an economic purpose

Innoviris provides a number of services:

  • Grants and subsidies for industrial research and precompetitive development at SMEs and large businesses
  • Accepting the results of academic research on the Brussels economy
  • Providing assistance to spin-offs from scientific research

Research without an economic purpose

The universities and colleges may apply for grants and subsidies for research under the "Brains (Back) to Brussels" and "Prospective Research for Brussels" programmes, as well as studies on specific themes.

Information and representation

  • Innoviris promotes financing tools applicable to scientific research on various relevant forums. It manages databases and databanks on Brussels R&D
  • Innoviris represents the Brussels-Capital Region at various scientific research coordination bodies. It also maintains international relations in this field
  • Innoviris generates the economic indicators needed to develop effective research policy. It also runs the secretariat of the Conseil de la politique scientifique (scientific policy council) of the Brussels-Capital Region

Contact:

Innoviris, the institution for scientific research and innovation
UNO
Chaussée de Charleroi 110, 1060 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 600 50 36 (FR) - 500 50 37 (NL)
Email: nfo@innoviris.be
Online: www.innoviris.be

Legal basis:

The Institut d'encouragement de la Recherche Scientifique et de l'Innovation de Bruxelles (IRSIB) was created by the Order of 26 June 2003 (published in Moniteur belge on 29 July 2003). The Order of 26 March 2009 amended the legal framework to adapt to European directives. In September 2010, the IRSIB changed its name to Innoviris.