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Brussels Regional Informatics Centre (BRIC)

Brussels Regional Informatics Centre (BRIC)

The BRIC is the public interest agency that aims to become the technologically neutral, competitive, reliable and high-quality partner of all public institutions in the Brussels-Capital Region that wish to take an informed and proactive approach to introducing innovative and coherent ICT in order to maximise their efficiency on the one hand and provide the people and businesses of Brussels and visitors to the city with user-friendly services on the other.

Making Brussels a digital capital

The Government of the Brussels-Capital Region aims to make Brussels a full fledged Smart City, an attractive and inclusive Region where new technologies underpin sustainable economic growth with sensible resource management and contribute towards improving the quality of life of every individual.

As a Smart City pioneer, the BRIC is a vital element in achieving this regional ambition, following its common theme, pooling, which comprises four aspects.

Position of the BRIC

The applications, projects and services implemented by the BRIC include:


Centre d'Informatique pour la Région Bruxelles-Capitale (CIRB)
Avenue des Arts 21, 1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 282 47 70
Online: -

Legal basis

The Brussels Regional Informatics Centre was established by the Act of 21 August 1987 amending the Act organising the cities and federations of municipalities and containing provisions concerning the Brussels-Capital Region. The initial Act was amended by the Order of 20 May 1999 reorganising the BRIC and by the Order of 29 March 2001 (unofficial consolidation of the acts and organic order governing the BRIC).

Information updated on 4 November 2020