Industrial Research Fund (IOF)

IOF Business Development Centers

The IOF business development centers group complementary research departments by application area of domain of expertise.

Industrial Liaison Network at Ghent University 2019

IOF project funding

IOF project funding

IOF project funding can be applied at crucial stages of the development track of valorization-oriented projects. 

IOF calls for projects

IOF Project proposals can be submitted continuously by all AUGent researchers with innovative projects. However, each calendar year 4 submission dates are fixed. This allows us to compile the evaluation of the proposals.


The IOF council consists of expert-members from Ghent University, the University Colleges and industry. It advises on the allocation of financial means for strategic research with an economic outcome.