Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB), Belgium

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) 

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