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Institute for Fire (ISIB)

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  • To promote and coordinate the scientific research in the field of the protection against fire realised in the laboratories of Ghent and Liège.
  • Distribution of the acquired scientific knowledge in the field of fire safety.
  • To deliver advice and provide technical assistance concerning passive fire safety.
  • To contribute to the fire technical quality and properties of construction products and their application.


  • Technical assessments:

    • Interpretation of test and classification reports in the field of passive fire safety.
    • Interpretation and examination of foreign reports.
    • Evaluation of the fire resistance of construction elements incorporated in a building.
    • ISIB does not offer the interpretation of the law, this belongs to the autority of the fire services.
  • Certification of installers of fire-resistant doors (accredited by BELAC in accordance with the criteria of NBN EN ISO/IEC 17024) and other elements of passive fire safety.
  • Technical secretariat for the technical approvals Benor/Atg of fire-resistant doors for the Technical Certification Committee 1 (TCC 1) of ANPI-BOSEC.
  • To advice the authorities.

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