Frank Van den Broek

In a recent patent application by ArcelorMittal, hyperspectral imaging is used to monitor the quality of a coating process in which a polymer coating is applied to a metal substrate.

Frank Van den Broek

A recent patent application reveals a new authentication solution in the fight against materials counterfeiting, one that combines hyperspectral imaging with machine learning.

Benoit Olbrechts
Frank Van den Broek

Patent Search Reports issued by the European Patent Office (EPO) provide valuable insights both for the patent assignees as well as for their competitors, in particular regarding the grant procedure chances of success.

Frank Van den Broek

Making products smart and connected offers product builders a wide range of new opportunities to create value, but it also gives them a lot of choices. Patents contain extremely valuable information that helps in making informed choices when making smart products. Combining it with other sources of economic information, such as the 1 Million Club, can reinforce the results of patent searches even more.

Fabienne Windels

The protection of innovation through patents is seeing rapid growth. Example at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Stijn Lambrechts

Does your product or machine contains a complex assembly of parts? Consider redesigning it and use the potential of additive manufacturing. Your reward: reduced complexity and lower costs while preserving full functionality!

Carl Emmerechts

Sirris and the ULiège have developed a process of extrusion / hot forming of solid forms for pharmaceutical use. A patent has been issued.