How to make your smart product innovation a success?

Seminar at Advanced Engineering 2023

Key take aways of the collective project “Orientation and decision-making in smart product exploration” by imec & Sirris


Thinking of a new product, packed with smart functions, exchanging data and remotely controlled and serviced with apps?  Coming up with a strong and well-founded solution concept for a smart product can be challenging. Especially when new business models, new technologies and new skills are involved.

imec & Sirris have developed a set of tools for companies to orient themselves more efficiently and more successfully in the exploration phase of smart products. In this session you will learn about the key challenges of smart product exploration and how you can take advantage of the proposed tools.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

13h30 - 15h00: Pieter Beyl (Sirris), Geert Willems (imec and Thomas De Meester will address the following pertinent questions regarding smart product exploration

  • What  are relevant smart product solutions and business models?
  • What smart technologies are required for a smart product solution?
  • What needs to be explored and validated before starting smart product design?
  • How to manage and control the concept phase of smart product development?
  • What techniques can be used to validate  the smart business and smart product concept?
  • Do we have the required capabilities for smart product development?
Antwerp Expo
Participation fee: 

Free of charge. Registration required.