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.

2018

Gulliver: the development of llama nanobodies for researchers in knowledge institutions and companies
Sentea: silicium-photonics based glass fiber solutions

2017

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 TestingTesting 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

2016

Epilog: automatically detect epileptic phenomena in EEG recordings and localize their origin in the patient’s brain
EYEco eyeCO (SIHTO): age-defying eyewear
iMPULSE: linking emotions to decisions - knowledge through implicit research
INSPECTadvise and testing on natural stone
ImplicitMeasures.com: Online assessment tools and marketing research using implicit measures
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

2015

Asasensesmart sensor network solutions with a focus on sound and vibration

Sanacontechnical 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
PXLencePCR assays for targeted amplification and sequencing of the human exome
Imaquacontract 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
AVGIoptimizing steam cracking and maximize economics for the petrochemical industry
MEXCELLENCE: excellence in mastitis management
Molecubeshigh-end benchtop preclinical imaging
Techspert: materials testing lab
Pozyxindoor and outdoor hardware solutions for accurate localization.

2014

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

2013

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)

2012

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

2011

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 
Innolabservice laboratory in connection with biogas production, purification of waste water and analysis of biomass

2010

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

2009

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

2008

GeoInventmobile 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

2007

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

2006

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

2005

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

2004

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

2002

GenOhm: Lab informatics simplified

2001

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

2000

TiGenix: biopharmaceutical company focused on development of novel therapeutics
Demedtechnical, 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.

2000

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
Möbius: 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