Business development in medical technology
MedTeG facilitates and supports the development of new, innovative medical technologies through its robust ecosystem in Ghent, with a strong network accross the country and beyond.
MedTeG was founded on the common vision to grow the greater Ghent region into a thriving MedTech hub. The following organisations combined their strenghts and have aligned their strategies to support every MedTeG entrepreneur, investor or industry partner.
World Leading R&D
Innovation and research are backed by an extensive network of universities, research centers, incubators and knowledge clusters.
Ghent University prides itself with more than 7000 forwardthinking researchers and its state-of-the-art research infrastructure. Together with its international R&D network, Ghent is one of the strongest economic drivers for growth in the Flanders region, and beyond.
Thanks to our strategic location in the heart of Europe, Ghent becomes more and more attractive to both national and international investors.
With one of the biggest talent pools in the country, easily accessible R&D funding and a strong patent position in medical technology areas, Ghent offers appealing investment opportunities. Success stories include Indigo, Molecubes, XEOS, InSite, Epilog, Feops, Ontoforce,
CADskills, moveUp, Steerable Instruments, Surgitec and Creative Therapy
Network of Care Organizations
Flanders is one of Europe’s top regions for the number of companies conducting (pre)clinical trials.
The close cooperation between leading hospitals, top-ranking universities and research centers, as well as excellent pharmaceutical players has created an ideal environment for all stages in the development of any innovative medical device.
MedTeG is a member of IOF Ghent University
MedTeG increases the medical device technologies valorisation of
6 other IOF consortia of Ghent University.
Medical Device imaging
Prof. Luc Van Hoorebeke
Prof. Jan Vanfleteren
Prof. Roel Baets
Sports and Wellness
Prof. Wim Derave
Kristof De Mey
Prof. Peter Dubruel
Prof Sandra Van Vlierbeghe
Ann Van Den Bulcke
Prof. Catherine Van Der Straeten
MedTeG participates in cross-consortia initiatives where synergies can be developed with medical device technologies at Ghent University.
- OneHealth: Provaxs, Cropfit, Discovere, ChemTech, e-Poly, MedteG
- Cells and Tissue Engineering: ChemTech, Discovere, HIRUZ, MedTeG
- CRIG: Biomarked, Discovere, ChemTech, HIRUZ, e-Poly, MedTeG
- Sports and MedTech: Victoris, NB-photonics, e-Poly, MedTeG