Due to its multidisciplinary nature, the mechanical engineering and mechatronics (M&M) cluster is an essential innovation partner in the food, new materials, blue energy and healthcare sectors. The driving force? A passion for finding innovative solutions for complex, dynamic problems. In this, West Flemish companies rank among the best in the world.
Over 250 companies in West Flanders are active in the mechanical engineering and mechatronics sector. The mechanical engineering and mechatronics experts, themed around Industry 4.0, includes Flanders Make, Howest, KU Leuven, Ghent University, Sirris and VIVES.
The Mechatronics Engineering Centre of Flanders, located in Bruges, enables production companies to explore new tools and technologies in its many labs.