Flanders is a leading life sciences region, situated in the heart of Europe. The growing life sciences hubs near the 5 universities house most of the biotech companies, research centres and bio-incubators, located on highly infrastructured sciences parks.
The life sciences companies have activities in healthcare & biobased economy, and the majority of them have R&D activities. Some also offer technologies or specific services.
Flanders & Brussels house 146 life sciences companies with biotech activities. In these life sciences companies, over 13,000 employees are active. 50 companies are related to healthcare, 46 companies are active in the biobased economy and 50 companies are life sciences providers.
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Flanders has a broad network of research centres and academic institutes dedicated to specific life sciences domains.
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'Bio-incubators' are fully licensed, up-to-date buildings with office and laboratory space available for R&D-based life sciences companies.
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Science parks consist of a broad spectrum of life sciences and biotech players ranging from academic research organisations and bio-incubators to mature biotech companies.
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