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The Interface Enterprises- University of Liège (Wallonia BE) & its regional Life Sciences ecosystem

The Interface Enterprises-University is a department within ULiège that is focused on supporting economic growth through community-university collaborations. The team  supports co-operation between ULiège and SMEs from regional science parks.

Network: ITF ULiège is a lead partner for 3 Scientific Parks (Liege Science Park, Novalis, Créalys) and is in contact with other Scientific Parks through SPOW (Science Parks of Wallonia). There are around 400 innovative Life Sciences SMEs in Wallonia.

Key organisations:

  • Universities of Liège (incl. Arlon and Gembloux), Mons, Namur, Louvain
  • Research Centers
  • Walloon Science Park: LSP, Novalis, Crealis
  • Bio-incubator: Wallonia Biotech Coaching
  • Business Development Agencies : Sowalfin, SPI
  • Support in Innovation: Innovatech
  • Enterprise Europe Network: EEN
  • International Export Agency: Awex
  • Life Sciences Living Lab: WeLL
  • Competitiveness Cluster in Life Sciences: Biowin

Specialisms in the Walloon region:

  • Biotech
  • (Bio)-Pharma
  • Biomedica
  • BioManufacturing
  • Radiation applied to health
  • Cell Therapy
  • Data Science
  • Medical Devices
  • In vitro Diagnostics
  • e-Health