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Joining forces in an international network

Settling at Ostend Science Park means that you will be included in our ecosystem and be part of our international network. Become part of something bigger.

Flanders Maritime Laboratory

Flanders Maritime Laboratory, a research site of the Flemish Government, houses state of the art research facilities; a towing tank, a coastal and ocean basin, and ship simulator facilities (future development). Research projects, both academic and commercial are done in close cooperation between Flanders Hydraulics Research, Ghent University and Leuven University.

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Flanders Marine Institute

The Flanders Marine Institute promotes marine knowledge creation and excellence through sound interdisciplinary research about the ocean, seas, coast and tidal estuaries. We do this in close collaboration with other (marine) research groups, citizens, policy makers and industrial partners in Flanders, Belgium, and through international collaboration.

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The Blue Cluster

The blue cluster is an independent and neutral partner that supports Flemish companies in setting up partnerships with other companies, knowledge centers and government institutions with a view to developing and promoting economic activities at sea. We facilitate the innovation process throughout the entire chain, from idea generation to (international) marketing. Beside our office in Antwerp, we are located in Bluebridge at Ostend Science Park.

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Belgian Offshore Cluster

The network organisation to promote Belgian companies working in the Offshore Industry. Belgian companies are worldwide leaders and have the knowledge and technology to grow. There is however still an untapped potential to grow both locally and internationally.

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ILVO

ILVO stands for multidisciplinary, independent research and specialized service provision in all fields related to agriculture, fisheries and food in Flanders. ILVO, an internationally recognized scientific institute, is part of the Government of Flanders. Discover here what this means for you.

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REBO Terminal

A company cluster has been developed in the outer port of Oostende. More than 50 companies active in the supply chain of offshore energy are currently settled in Oostende.

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Ostend Drone Hub

With its unique location by the sea and the presence of both an airport and a seaport, Ostend has many assets for the deployment of drones, be it aerial, nautical of terrestrial. Ostend Dronehub combines research, education, support & maintenance and commercialization of drone applications and has the ambition to make Ostend the first dronehub that facilitates drones in controlled airspace. Want to know more about what Ostend Dronehub can do for you, visit the website.

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The Blue Energy Cluster

West Flanders has always been a pioneer in the domain of blue energy. To continue fulfilling this exemplary rol in the future, the provincial blue energy cluster brings knowledge partners of the sector together. To explore new pathways and to stimulate growth, companies are able to call upon the available know-how, expertise, research and innovation.

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Upcoming events

Ostend
10:00 - 17:00
Belgian Offshore Days

Belgian Offshore Days 2023

The Belgian Offshore Cluster invites you to be a part of the thriving offshore wind industry at its upcoming 2-day event, "Belgian Offshore Days".

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Bluebridge - Ostend Science Park
07 May
Ugent Oostende Kust Haven Capture Web 20210616 019

Vlaamse Havendag – Oostende

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Bluebridge - Ostend Science Park
June 13
Dronwewest 2023

SAVE THE DATE Dronewest 2023

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Ghent and Ostend
July 03 - July 14
Savethedate Summerschool July 2023 (005)

Blue Science & Technology Summer Training

Marine@UGent, partners and the EPIBOOST consortium are pleased to announce the next edition of the Blue Science & Technology Summer Training edition 2023. We offer a two-week intensive programme which will provide participants a strong foundation to further develop a career in the blue economy and life sciences.

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News

31/01/2023
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European Leaders to Convene in Ostend for Wind Energy Summit

The port city of Ostend will play host to a major European summit on wind energy on April 24th. European heads of government and ministers are expected to attend, including French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

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27/01/2023
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Visit Canadian delegation

Our science park was honored to host a delegation from the Canadian Embassy.

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16/12/2022
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Blue Innovation Awards: the winners

The presentation of the Blue Innovation Awards 2022 took place on Thursday 15 December. Blue Cluster organized a ceromony to announce the winning initiatives.

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