At the Innovation & Valorisation Unit (IVU), we can assist you in:

  • Attracting research funding
  • Project management
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Searching for industrial collaborations

To bring your innovative research to the patient and/or market (= valorisation).

Dr. Lieve Nuytinck | Innovation & Valorisation Unit Manager
Dr. Chloƫ De Witte | Innovation & Valorisation Unit Manager

Innovation and valorisation desk

Open intake moments at our innovation and valorisation desks
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, respectively, from 13h – 14h30 at the HIRUZ meeting room.



Health, innovation and research institute
Innovation & Valorisation Unit
Entrance 81 / Route 812
C. Heymanslaan 10, 9000 Gent
+32 9 332 05 30