VUB TechTransfer at your service

Connecting science and society
Are you looking for the right research partner for your business? The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is a dynamic university in the Brussels Capital Region. Our university is known for its high level education and independent research. Find out how we can be at your service.

Knowledge to develop

VUB TechTransfer supports all R&D activities in the process leading from scientific discovery and exploration of new knowledge up to invention and development. Including the interface with the regional and worldwide industrial and economic actors, the nonprofit sector, the policy makers and governments. 

Promising VUB technologies

The commercial application of promising VUB technologies. VUB TechTransfer facilitates it. That is how we attract and initiate economic activity in Brussels and the Flanders Region and build relations with industry. And we give a tangible impact to our R&D by transferring results to industry, government and society. It is the main task of VUB TechTransfer.

Your starting point

How can we help you?  The VUB (co-)owns about 120 patents, patent families and patent applications. A number of them are exploited in VUB spin-off companies. Or they directly generate licensing revenues. The VUB has the experience. VUB TechTransfer is your unique starting point, that knows how and where to find the right researchers and to answer your questions about:

  • consultancy and testing facilities
  • accomodation (incubators)
  • applied, industrial and contract research
  • licensing of VUB technologies
  • starting new spin-off companies  

PS: The VUB is also the co-ordinating university of the University Association Brussels (UAB). UAB is a strategic partnership between the VUB, the university hospital UZ Brussel and Erasmushogeschool Brussel (EhB). VUB TechTransfer is also your contact point for UAB related questions.