In 2015 a total of 737 papers were published in highly ranked scientific journals. 206 of these publications made it into the top 5 ranked journals across the world. This confirms that we are widely acknowledged as a center of excellence in the field of life sciences. Our researchers are constantly obtaining better insights into the role molecular mechanisms play in living beings. In addition, we also succeed in translating our research results into new pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications.








In 2015, many results of VIB research were published in leading international, scientific journals such as Nature and Cell.
The Tech Watch team approved 32 Tech Watch project applications, leading to investments in collaborations with 23 companies.
Heavy investment in embedding high-tech platforms in core and service facilities.


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