VUB Innovation & Industry Relations – Ideas made to work

Innovation leads to collaboration. Working together results in innovation. The world is a laboratory and 'Innovation works' only when stakeholders of academia, business world and civil society meet and reinforce each other. In that mindset, the best ideas actually work, technologies are translated into business activities, an innovative product, innovative service or wider social benefit.
Are you a VUB researcher and do you want to come forward with a groundbreaking discovery ?
Are you a company looking for a specific VUB expertise?
We are your unique portal and will guide you in matching common needs and provide support with the necessary expertise in every phase of the complex “valorization” or cooperation process.


Funding Strategic &
Applied Research
H2020 Support Intellectual Property Management &
Research Parks & Incubators Entrepreneurship Education Legal Advice for TechTransfer &
Contract Management
Techtransfer related Marketing, Communication &
Spin-off Management Business Cooperation

Vice-rector Innovation & Industry Relations

Prof. dr. Hugo Thienpont

Vicerector Innovation & Industry Relations

The vision of Hugo Thienpont


Vrije Universiteit Brussel 
Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone +32 (0)2 629 22 07 
E-mail: techtransfer@vub.ac.be

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