VEG-i-TEC Facilities

Research Building

The VEG-i-TEC research building will be erected on the UGent Campus Kortrijk (Graaf Karel de Goedelaan, Kortrijk, Belgium) with ample of laboratory spaces close-by. The construction of the building itself is financed by an EFRO project and Ghent University itself.

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The research building contains flexible spaces designed as:

  • a process and wastewater treatment hall in the broadest sense and tailored for the entire food industry 
  • a hall for the processing of vegetables and potatoes from harvested to packaged product, to which modular mobile pilots for water treatment can be connected 
  • storage space at different temperatures 
  • fermentation space for solid state and (fed) batch fermenters 
  • supporting analytical/microbiological laboratory



Update - construction

Research Building work in progressThe VEG-i-TEC construction site was officially opened on 4 December.


The construction of the research building is on hold due to Corona, but we still remain hopeful to open the building at the end of 2020, or the latest  in the transition to the year 2021.




werf april 2020