Shared lab facilities

Utilize our molecular biology labs, enabling you to refine your proof of concept and progress maturation of your technology.

biotope incubator Greenhouses


Get access to the greenhouse, featuring an automated phenotyping facility, a two hectare test field and a robotic sprayer to test plant response to crop protection agents and biostimulants.

VIB Core facilities

Tap into the potential of VIB Core facilities, where cutting-edge resources meet top-tier expertise and state-of-the-art equipment across 10 research domains in a comprehensive research ecosystem.

biotope incubator Facilities

biotope loft

Enjoy our shared co-working space in the biotope loft, dedicated for you and your team.

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biotope is an initiative of VIB, one of the world’s premier life sciences institutes and the driving force behind the Flemish biotech ecosystem. With biotope, VIB opens up its expertise, support, and fertile ecosystem to external startups.

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Think you've got what it takes?

  • Take part in our program to rapidly advance your technology
  • Grow the confidence of you and your team
  • Turn your startup into an investment-ready business
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