Founding partners

UZ Leuven

UZ Leuven: quality medical care, excellent innovative research, high level education.

With approximately 1800 beds the University Hospitals Leuven make up the biggest Belgian university hospital. More than 9000 employees aim to provide diverse and specialist patient care and work continuously to improve the care given. The University Hospitals Leuven combine top clinical patient care, excellent innovative research and high level academic education.


Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technologies.

The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.

KU Leuven

KU Leuven, Belgium's highest-ranked university, one of the oldest and renowned in Europe.

KU Leuven is Belgium's largest and highest-ranked university, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university KU Leuven pursues curiosity-driven and strategic frontier research as well as targeted and demand-driven research. Excellence in education is built on and cultivated through excellence in research. KU Leuven 55,000 students of which 15,5% are international students from more than 140 countries.

City of Leuven

Leuven is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in the Flemish Region, Belgium.

Leuven Leuven is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in the Flemish Region, Belgium. It is located about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of Brussels, close to other neighbouring towns such as Mechelen, Aarschot, Tienen, and Wavre. The municipality itself comprises the historical city of Leuven and the former municipalities of Heverlee, Kessel-Lo, a part of Korbeek-Lo, Wilsele and Wijgmaal.

The Province of Flemish Brabant

Flemish Brabant offers big advantages as a home base in Belgium and Europe for your company.

In Flemish Brabant, a unique concentration of leading knowledge institutes and companies with vast international networks enables cutting-edge research and the development of innovative products and services. 



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