General description

The BRIC (Brussels Regional Informatics Centre) is a Public Interest Body of the Brussels-Capital Region.

The aim of this competitive, reliable and quality-driven, «technologically neutral», partner is to offer innovating and coherent ICT technologies to public bodies in order to improve their efficiency and make their services more user-friendly to Brussels citizens, companies and visitors alike.

Products & Services

Organize and promote the use of ICT technologies both for the local authorities and various administrations of the Brussels-Capital Region, inclusive various teaching bodies.

The BRIC operates the “IRISnet” telecommunication network and also acts as the region’s ISP (Internet Service Provider).

The BRIC operates and directs its development according to four strategic areas:

  • Integrating ICT in day-to-day practice : BRIC aspires to contribute to the development of the ICT culture in various areas, among citizens (at school and by closing the digital gap), governments and decision-makers.
  • Achieving economies of scale : Pooling public resources for the sake of efficiency and innovation, with due consideration for the independence and needs of every level of government.
  • Accelerating modernisation of user-focused public services through infrastructure and applications : Deploying ICT to support administrative simplification and cooperation between governments.
  • Green IT : Limiting ICT’s impact on the environment (including energy consumption and waste). Deploying ICT to limit the impact of other activities...