ULB actively promotes the economic, social, and cultural development of the Brussels-Capital Region.

The University is a major player as a source of technological innovation, including through various regional programmes involving external partners (private businesses, non-profits, etc.).

Using funds from INNOVIRIS (the Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation) and the 2014-2020 ERDF, ULB takes an active part in research projects that impact the city of Brussels.

ULB takes part in the following research programmes:

  • Anticipate - research as a response to Brussels-specific issues;
  • Attract - attracting international researchers;
  • Bridge - research on strategic areas of activity: ICT, health, environment;
  • Co-Create - developing the city’s resilience, together with its residents;
  • Doctiris - PhD theses with industrial partners;
  • Evaluate - feasibility studies;
  • Launch - creating a spin-off in Brussels;
  • Testit - conducting experiments with Living Labs;
  • Team up - industrial collaboration;
  • 2014-2020 ERDF - European Regional Development Fund;
  • etc.
For more information about these funding programmes, please contact Aurore De Boom, in charge of funding in Brussels, at ULB-TTO
Updated on March 28, 2019