VIB is a life sciences research institute in Flanders, Belgium. With more than 1470 scientists from over 60 countries, we perform basic research into the molecular foundations of life.
VIB is an excellence-based entrepreneurial institute that focuses on translating basic scientific results into pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications.
VIB works in close partnership with five universities − UGent, KU Leuven, University of Antwerp, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Hasselt University and is funded by the Flemish government.
VIB develops and disseminates a wide range of science-based information about all aspects of biotechnology.
VIB is a great place for scientific research, but it's also a vibrant environment that will change your future! Here are some reasons why working at VIB is a good choice:
VIB is a center of excellence in life science, where scientists conduct curiosity-driven research that benefits society.
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Uniting 1470 researchers
1470 researchers and technicians from over 60 countries, with specializations in a multitude of disciplines.
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Multidisciplinarity and the large variety in model organisms make VIB the ideal spot for the next step in your career.
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Uniting more than 60 different nationalities. English is the common working language. About 50% of the postdoc population is non-Belgian.
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High investment in technology: state of the art core facilities as well as early access to emerging technologies through tech watch financing.
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