VIB is a life sciences research institute in Flanders, Belgium. With more than 1200 scientists from over 60 countries, we perform basic research into the molecular foundations of life.
VIB is an excellence-based entrepreneurial institute that focuses on translating basic scientific results into pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications.
VIB works in close partnership with four universities − UGent, K.U.Leuven, University of Antwerp and Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is funded by the Flemish government.
VIB develops and disseminates a wide range of science-based information about all aspects of biotechnology.
Participating centers of excellence:
- Department of Molecular and Developmental Genetics, University of Leuven (KUL)
- VIB Departmentof Molecular Genetics, University of Antwerp (UA)