Who are we ?

Research is essential ! Thanks to research, companies can innovate, implement new technologies and meet the needs of users, now and in the future. Research and knowledge enrich our society and contribute to making socio-economic development sustainable in our regions.

Based of this observation, 20 years ago, the research support and promotion office was created: SynHERA. It is the only structure which represents applied research within French-speaking Universities and associated Research Centres from Belgium. 


From its two offices, in Brussels and Namur, the SynHERA team works with different stakeholders on a daily basis :

Researchers at the Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) and associated Research Centres. Over 1,000 researchers from 7 departments: agronomy, applied arts, economics, paramedical studies, social and technical fields   

  Belgian or International companies , with a social or economic aim 

  Different players from the innovation ecosystem