Your company is:

  • an industrial company
  • internationally active
  • with major R&D activity in Belgium

To join us, send your application to BiR&D’s Board describing the activities of your company in the field of R&D in Belgium.

You will be contacted very soon!


Members of BiR&D gather 6 times per year in plenary sessions and exchange information about best practises in R&D processes and new evolutions in the world of innovation. Ad hoc Working Groups investigate and develop best practises in a.o. open innovation, collaboration with universities, attracting talent, exploit and improve the attractiveness of R&D in Belgium.

BiR&D members have access to the GRD network, a community bringing together large & medium size firms, universities and research centers. BiR&D awards every year the best interdisciplinary PHD Thesis in the fields of “Life and health sciences” and “Science & Technology”.

The membership fee is fixed at EUR 6.000 per year (excl. VAT) including the GRD membership fee.