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Address : Pleinlaan , 2 - 1050 Brussels
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Contact person : Jacky Boonen
Phone : +32 2 629 22 07

innovation  center  in the heart  of Brussels

The VUB – Vrije Universiteit Brussel – is a Flemish university known for its high level education and independent research. The VUB is situated in Brussels, the heart of Europe, international  decision center  and talent  pool. The VUB counts about 12000 students and 2 campuses: its main campus with 7 faculties in Etterbeek and its medical campus in Jette, next to the university hospital UZ Brussel.

VUB’s research is conducted with a strong motivation to positively  impact   society   and   enabling   technological innovation.  The ambition of VUB’s  Technology Transfer Interface (TTI)  is to play an increasingly prominent role in attracting and initiating  economic activity in Brussels and the Flanders Region: by taking care of the VUB’s knowledge transfer  and business development.

TTI, your one-stop-shop

TTI is a multidisciplinary team of experts in knowledge and technology transfer, business development, contract negotiation, funding resources, legal and IP aspects, event organization, marketing and communication. They work together  to offer that  one-stop-shop office that  facilitates collaboration between the VUB, society and industry.

Vital link between university and industry

Through the TTI unit, the VUB makes knowledge, know-how and  research   results  available.  It  facilitates  the  commercial  application  of promising technologies  developed by our research teams. TTI also ensures that revenues are reinvested in an  ecosystem of excellent researchers, open innovation and industrial collaboration. The VUB (co-)owns about 100  active patent families and has generated about 20 spin-off  companies.