Innovation Platforms & Projects 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

Flanders Vaccine

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


The goal of the Regenerative Medicine Innovation Platform (RegMed) is to create a leading public-private community that, by building on its regional actors, can drive regenerative medicine towards a real industry with clinical applications and a socio-economical return.


The OPINNO platform aims to introduce the Biotech industry in the Life Sciences university/college education. This platform, coordinated by, uniquely unites all five universities in Flanders.

The business network bridging technologies for healthcare innovation, is an Innovation Company Network (IBN) set up by, DSP Valley and MedTechFlanders.


AI4Diag aims at contributing to making Europe the world leader in disease prevention and prediction by enabling the combination and convergence of diagnostic technologies with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Indeed the strengthening of a competitive life sciences industry in Europe is directly linked to the integration of cutting edge technologies such as bioinformatics, omics, image processing, data management and analysis.


Helis Academy (Interreg)

De Helis Academy wil de Life Sciences & Health cluster in Vlaanderen en Nederland optimaliseren. Het project zet in op de ontwikkeling en afstemming van gepaste opleidingen om de industry readiness van de benodige profielen te vergroten. Zo kan het project sneller de benodigde profielen aanbieden aan de bedrijven in het Life Sciences & Health ecosysteem.


Blended entrepeneurial education for high growth in Life Sciences & Health