FIRE is a world-wide network of academic institutions and companies active in the fields of refractories (manufacturers, suppliers, users and other service providers).
FIRE offers students great opportunities for excellent education and international experiences - since 2006.
FIRE supports research and development in the fields of refractories by connecting people, knowledge and infrastructure.
FIRE is your reliable partner, due to experts working in the Executive Committee (5) or in the Board of Members (27 at the time: 10 from academics, 17 from industries).


  • To fund international studies and research activities in the field of refractories
  • To support academic education by promoting student exchanges and generating double(multiple) degree programs organized by two or more universities.
  • To pool the expertise, the experience and the willingness of the worwide most competent persons,institutions and companies in the field of refractories.

Fire Flyer 2015  

FIRE News Letter  

Student news letter and activities