INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Brussels Region Informatics Center (BRIC)

LMO Description
Brussels Region Informatics Center (BRIC)
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Brussels Region
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>The Government of the Brussels Region mandated the BRIC to produce the UrbIS administrative and topographic maps for the benefit of Municipal and Regional public organisations.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    BRIC produces and distributes UrbIS maps: UrbIS is a range of products comprising: - UrbIS-Adm, an administrative map - UrbIS-Map, a background map for thematic maps - UrbIS-Topo, a topographical map - UrbIS-Fot, aerial photographs - UrbIS-Ortho, an orthophoto - UrbIS-PWN, a public ways network
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Brussels Region
    Societal Sector: 
    Brussels Regional Government
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    The UrbIS-Adm database is used as one of the two existing data structure for addresses in Belgium.
    Primary Business: 
    GIS-based Map production and distribution
    Environmental application domains: 
    UrbIS is used as reference map by the Brussels Institute for Environment Management