We accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. We de-risk innovation for businesses and we strengthen the economic and societal fabric of Flanders, with interdisciplinary research and large-scale pilot installations.


  • Accelerate the transition to a competitive, clean and secure energy system in Flanders and the world
  • Introduce short material cycles to set up ecosystems throughout the world for circular economy
  • Radically reduce the consumption of fossil-based feedstocks and energy within the Flemish chemical sector
  • Facilitate innovative, preventive and affordable healthcare, underpinned by measuring instruments and data
  • Stimulate sustainable use of space and water, with links to health, agriculture and more