flanders.bio is the driving force for the sustained growth of the life sciences sector in Flanders. The aim of our projects and platforms is to build enough critical mass to bring together companies and research institutes around specific topics.

Innovation platforms

  • HR Managers Club

    flanders.bio’s HR Managers Club is a networking & knowledge exchange platform for managers of our member companies working in and passionate about human resources (HR managers, CEOs or CFOs). Read more

  • flanders. healthTech

    The spearhead cluster flanders.healthTech aims to further strengthen the position of Flanders as one of the top regions in life sciences and health technology worldwide. This cluster is an initiative by flanders.bio, DSP Valley and MedTechFlanders. Read more

  • Flanders Vaccine

    Flanders Vaccine aims to stimulate innovation in vaccine related research & business as well as to catalyse public-private partnerships. Read more


    The OPINNO platform aims to introduce the life sciences industry to university and university college STEM students. This platform, coordinated by flanders.bio, uniquely unites all five universities in Flanders (UGent, UAntwerp, KU Leuven, VUB and UHasselt) and also involves colleges such as EhB, VIVES and Howest. Read more

Strategic Partners