Universiteit Hasselt - Knowledge in action


BIOMED is a multidisciplinary institute where fundamental as well as applied scientific research, innovation and education are carried out in a stimulating academic environment within the domain of life sciences.

High quality fundamental and applied research is performed in a limited number of selected core domains relevant to human health and disease. Scientific services are conducted in activity fields closely related to our research expertise. In addition to scientific and social valorisation, the economical aspect of the research results is pursued.

The scientific and technological expertise present within BIOMED is also used for the scientific training of academics at our university. In addition, the institute aims at contributing to the social and economical development of the region by training promising young researchers in a stimulating academic environment. This is achieved through collaboration with the local health sector and by offering maximal support to the development and outgrow of economical projects within the life sciences sector.