Ghent University spin-offs

Ghent University is active in a broad range of research areas which is reflected in ventures covering material sciences, medical sciences, biotechnology, energy, electronics and many more.


Avroxa:?the development and production of poly oxazolines? for pharmaceutical applications (Ultroxa)
RheaVita: the development and production of freeze drying systems for?processing (bio-)pharmaceuticals
VitroPlena:? structural glass solutions
D-PAC:?Digital Platform for the Assessment of Competences (joint with imec and UAntwerpen)
Gulliver: the development of llama nanobodies for researchers in knowledge institutions and companies
Sentea:?silicium-photonics based glass fiber solutions


Shoppervision?(Smartivize):?mapping out the behavior and attention of consumers in supermarkets by tracking what they look at when strolling through a store
BiFAST: high speed I/O chips
ML2Grow:?artificial intelligence based predictive tools that enhance decision making when optimizing processes and systems
Imageens:?arterial stiffness measurement through pulse wave velocity (PWV) measurement?
Advanced Sports Equipment Testing:?Testing of composite bike frames and other sports equipment
AM Team:?consultancy services in CFD modeling of pharmaceutical processes and waste water treatment
Aelin Therapeutics: the development of therapeutics?against antibiotic-resistant or untreatable diseases


Epilog: automatically detect epileptic phenomena in EEG recordings and localize their origin in the patient’s brain
MORROW Optics?(SIHTO): age-defying eyewear
iMPULSE (acquired by Profacts):?linking emotions to decisions - knowledge through implicit research
INSPECT:?advise and testing on natural stone assessment tools and marketing research using implicit measures
Tengu (Qrama):?Automated roll out of open source big data warehouses
Indigo Diabetes:?Continuous glucose monitoring?
Aphea.Bio: Plant growth promoting bacteria
G2B Consulting:?Services in clinical image scoring of osteoarthritis patients based on proprietary methodology


Asasense:?smart sensor network solutions with a focus on sound and vibration

Sanacon:?technical and scientific support in the field of concrete

The Vigor Unit:?R&D and consultancy focused on understanding, predicting and changing people’s behavior at work
PXLence:?PCR assays for targeted amplification and sequencing of the human exome
Imaqua:?contract research services to the shrimp aquaculture industry
Magnax:??axial flux generators for medium scale wind turbines
Senso2Me: homecare solution for elderly people through the internet of things
Orionis Biosciences: breakthrough precision medicines
Elmedix: medical engineering and device development
AVGI:?optimizing steam cracking and maximize economics for the petrochemical industry
MEXCELLENCE: excellence in mastitis management
Molecubes:?high-end benchtop preclinical imaging
Techspert: materials testing lab
Pozyx:?indoor and outdoor hardware solutions for accurate localization.


Luceda: software and services for integrated photonic designers
Statter:?statistical data analysis
Madsis: Materials, Design, Simulations, Software
Karybel: electrical expertise & power quality
The Forge:?helps teams and organizations to analyze how innovative they are and what they can do to improve it


Progeno:?software for a more cost-effective animal breeding programme as well as a faster genetic progress
CoScale?(acquired by New Relic): performance monitoring built for web-scale and microservice applications powered by anomaly detection
Graphine:?development of graphics middleware and tools for real-time 3D visualization and video games
Inbiose: specialty carbohydrates
Snaptonic: custom-made, low-power connectivity solutions within the Internet of Things
Conexus Pharma: innovative drug delivery systems for combination therapy purposes using a hot-melt co-extrusion technology
Fertihome/Sonaura: user friendly, tablet based ultrasound imaging system for home monitoring (ultrasound IVF monitoring)


Qpinch (formerly Caloritum):?industrial energy from waste heat
Argus Technologies?(acquired by Agidens): web based remote monitoring of alternative energy sources
Com & Sens:??consultancy services on fiber sensor based monitoring of composite structures
Track4C: container tracking based on wireless sensor networks
Cacao Lab: creation of innovative chocolate products and processes


Mind4Energy: design, monitoring, and maintenance of large solar photo-voltaic installations
XRE:?hardware manufacturer of high-end X-ray microscopes, with a particular focus on non-destructive 3D and 4D imaging
Q-Biologicals?(acquired by the Amatsi Group): services in the development and manufacturing of biologicals?
Innolab:?service laboratory?in?connection with?biogas production,?purification?of waste water?and analysis?of biomass


Ghent Archaeological Team (GATE): archaeological services
SDN Square (formerly Candit Media):?scalable file based workflow and content delivery solution for the digital media industry
Caliopa (acquired by Huawei): development and marketing of high speed fiber optic transceivers?
SpartaNova:?Web based performance improvement and injury prevention prediction platform for athletes
Reskin: silicone skin technology
Veltion: consultancy in lean manufacturing techniques and industrial process innovation


Feops:?Guiding structural heart interventions to increase safety and efficacy
Gatewing: Unmanned aircraft systems (acquired by Trimble)
Fire Engineered Solutions:??fire safety consultancy firm that provides ready-made technical solutions
eCOAST:?environmental service company performing independent marine and maritime research


GeoInvent:?mobile mapping platforms for road and marine applications (acquired by Sweco)
ProDigest: gastrointestinal expertise
Phyto-IT: software solutions and consulting services for plant science and agriculture/horticulture
XRE (formerly InCT/Inside Matters):?3D X-Ray Microscopy and Octopus Imaging software


Biogazelle: next generation diagnostics and therapeutics in the field of oncology and other human diseases
Sample Sumo: music technology and interactive media


Intrexon Actobiotics (formerly ActoGenix):?a novel class of biopharmaceuticals forging a new frontier in cellular therapeutics
Trinean:?microfluidic spectrophotometry platforms


Orotech: pharmaceutical dosage forms for application in veterinary and human medicine


MyCartis (formerly Pronota): Biomarker analysis made fast and easy
WFRGent: fire tests on construction materials, materials used in transport and materials for the off-shore industry


GenOhm: Lab informatics simplified


Algonomics (acquired by Lonza):?integrated immunogenicity prediction services to support companies in the development of biotherapeutics


TiGenix:?biopharmaceutical company focused on development of novel therapeutics
Demed:?technical, engineering & programming support in the domain of clinical research for anesthetic and general drug administration purposes
Primoris (formerly FytoLab): food analysis
Olfascan (formerly PRG Odournet): solving odour problems -?measurements, analyses, modeling, and advice
Custodix: securing sensitive data
Excentis:?testing, consultancy and training for access network technologies?
MicroBio Tests: detection and quantification of the toxicity of chemicals and/or liquid or solid samples in polluted aquatic and terrestrial environments.


Comsof:?Innovative Software Development & Consultancy Services
CropDesign (acquired by BASF Plant Science):?phenotyping of various plant species
Jabbla: voice technology
Devgen (acquired by Syngenta): crop protection
M?bius: business consulting
ARCHE (formerly EURAS):?risk assessments for inorganic substances (metals, alloys, slags) and for flame retardants or other organic chemicals.
Avecom:??steering and optimizing microbial processes with the focus on customer's needs
TerraCottem: soil condition technology
Alphabit (acquired by Keysight):??electro magnetic simulation software for electronics and antenna analysis
EPAS?(acquired bij Seureca Veolia): eco process assistance
Organic Waste Systems:?anaerobic digestion plants, biodegradability and compostability testing, waste management consultancy
PeptiSyntha (acquired by Corden Pharma):?manufacturing and supply of cGMP peptide APIs for pharmaceutical and biotech companies
Inverto:?development of lighting solutions, wireless and green power conversion, switched reluctance technology
Dekimo: electronic services
Research Institute for Chromotography:?development and promotion of chromatographic and mass spectrometric knowledge and know-how
Innogenetics (acquired by Fujirebio):?diagnostic products to improve therapy management and patient health
Biotim (acquired by Waterleau): wastewater treatment technology
Plant Genetic Systems (acquired by Bayer):?genetic engineering of plants
DISC (acquired by Eskographics):?prepress software for the label and packaging market
Quality Control: audits, auto-inspection, inspection and sample surveys for the food industry