To meet the challenges caused by an increased demand for sustainably sourced raw materials, limited natural resources and climate change, a shift towards the circular economy is becoming more crucial than ever. Therefore VITO helps authorities and companies switch to life-cycle thinking and develops circular business models.

Having enough water of a high quality is essential to life on our planet and a stable economy. Both surface water – in lakes and rivers – and groundwater require careful management. VITO experts are working together to create optimum water management.

Geothermal energy forms an indispensable link in the renewable energy mix of the future. VITO is building the first deep geothermal energy plant in Flanders and will supply pioneering work in order to roll out geothermal energy on a large scale in Flanders.