B-PHOT has become partner of the Innotek initiative, which aims to create additional and high quality employment by stimulating new commercial activities and encouraging innovation and entrepreneurial undertakings.
Innotek is a centre for innovation and technology, that has teamed up with renowned research institutions VITO, SCK•CEN, IMEC and VUB B-PHOT to act as technical partner for ESA BIC Flanders. The Flemish government agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT) and the Flemish Investment Company (PMV) are the financial partners.
ESA BIC Flanders is located in Geel (Belgium) and is one of the seven European Space Agency Business Incubation Centres that act as platforms for space technology transfer. ESA BIC Flanders is a joint undertaking of the European Space Agency (ESA), Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO) and the Flemish Government.