VITO, the Flemish institute
for technological research, is an independent
research centre, a crossroads of knowledge
where the latest technologies and practical
VITO conducts customer oriented contract
research and develops innovative products
and processes in the fields of energy,
environment and materials, and this for
both the public and the private sector.
Central to all projects are protecting
the environment and encouraging sustainable
use of energy and raw materials, because
we think that everyone, including those
to come after us, has the right to a healthy
living and working environment.
Thus VITO’s mission is defined as
follows: As an independent and customer-oriented
research organization, VITO provides innovating,
technological solutions and offers scientifically
founded advice and support, to stimulate
sustainable development and also to enforce
the economic and social structure in Flanders.
| Belgian Federal Science
Federal Science Policy Office is a federal
administration of Belgium, which has the
- preparation, execution and evaluation
of science policy
- in particular, on Belgian Government
instructions, implementation of scientific
and technical means in support of
Federal Authority competences
- development of a permanent knowledge
resource within scientific and technical
spheres at the service of the Federal
The department's activities
cover a very broad area. It manages an
annual budget of about 533 million euro.
Today, it has some 2.700 staff, 33% of
whom are university graduates (Federal
average: 19%) and 55% of whom are contractual
staff. There are more or less equal numbers
of women and men.
OIP Sensor Systems
specialises in design, development and
manufacture of high-end opto-electronic
components and systems for security, defence
and space applications.
OIP Sensor Systems is actively involved
in feasibility studies, state-of-the-art
development and production.
OIP Sensor Systems offers a comprehensive
range of night vision systems, several
types of platform mounted systems, from
day-night periscopic sights to fully integrated
fire control systems, thermal imagers,
laser rangefinders, head mounted displays
as well as systems and components for
aerospace and industrial applications.
|NORSK ELEKTRO OPTIKK SA
is a research and development oriented
company in the field of electro optics
Norsk Elektro Optikk A/S was established
in 1985 as a privately owned research
oriented company within the field of
electro optics. The founders had their
scientific and technical background
from the Norwegian Defence Research
Establishment, which for the last 30-40
years have been the leading research
organisation in electro optics in Norway.
The company has since its start grown
to be the largest independent research
and development organisation in electro
optics in Norway, and has in addition
established itself as a manufacturer
of advanced electro optical products
for an international market.
The company policy may be summarised
and market electro optical products
based on our own in-house technology.
Develop and manufacture
electro optical products for specific
research oriented projects together
with larger companies or research
organisations where applications of
electro optical methods are essential.
is a professional supplier of a broad
offer of advanced equipment for analyses,
measuring and testing.
|ReSe Applications Schläpfer
| ReSe Applications Schläpfer is a
spin-off company originating from the Remote
Sensing Laboratories (RSL) of the University
of Zurich. It has been founded in 2000.
Its major goal is the development and distribution
of imaging spectroscopy and remote sensing