Howest Hands-On Innovation Session: ISE Cluster Event

Sep 2019
Time: 2:00pm

Innovating with Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) can give your company fresh ideas and Howest has the capacity to help you develop these ideas.

The ISE project is giving businesses in the ISE regions the possibility of collaborating with Howest on one of their new products. You will go home with lots of new insights and techniques on innovation, and maybe even with a new prototype!



(UK companies) Travel from Kent to Kortrijk (details TBC)

Lunch on arrival 

2:00pm Innovation Session: learn about 'Innowiz' methods which will help you with future product development. 

6:00pm Finish


8:00am Hands-on workshop at Howest: put your ideas into practice in Howest's well-equipped prototyping lab! With expert guidance you will be able to make use of all of the machines to start 3D printing, lasercutting, vacuum casting, thermoforming and injection moulding etc.

There are very limited spaces for this 2-day event which will enable companies to work on a 1-2-1 basis with academics to apply innovation techniques followed by access to their cutting edge lab with all of the tools needed for prototyping and product development.


You can express an interest in attending this event by filling in the below registration form. 

For more information, you can contact:


Andra Grecu +44 (0) 3000 422416

East Flanders:           

Els Delaere +32 (0) 497 52 28 13

West Flanders:           

Christ Defoszé +32 (0) 468 17 10 75


Denise van Eekeren +31 (0) 6 441 99 144


Karim Neghli +33 (0) 7 77 03 28 73 

Please note that this ISE workshop is aimed at companies from or interested in becoming members of the ISE Cross-Border Cluster (Mechatronics). 

The clusters provide a forum for businesses and experts from the 4 ISE countries (UK, France, Belgium & the Netherlands) to meet together, collaborate and attend a series of bespoke cluster events.

Further details on the ISE clusters can be found here

Companies are invited to express an interest in attending this workshop with the ISE project but please note that limited spaces are available

This programme is being organised through the EU funded ISE Project and is subject to de minimis state aid regulations. 


Intended for: Companies from the ISE Mechatronics cluster or manufacturing companies interested in product development/prototyping