idc kortrijk

The Industrial Design Centre (IDC) is the open knowledge center of Howest University College and Ghent University where industry, research, and education co-create on a daily basis.

What can I do in The Industrial Design Centre?

Meet people

Quick & dirty prototyping

Advanced prototyping


Machinery and tools

The IDC has a big arsenal of machinery and tools available such as 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC millers and way more. For more info on this, check their website.

Event space and labs

IDC is the perfect spot for a productive meeting, a team building, workshops or seminars. 

Material and Solution library

The material & solutions library gives a broad overview of standard and exceptional materials. It wants to leverage new “material solutions” and “process applications”.


It's here!

Opening hours

The industrial design center is open from 09:00 till 18:00. Contact Yannick Christiaens when you would like to make use of the facilities. 


Howest Industrial Design Center
Marksesteenweg 58 
8500 Kortrijk