Team Ostend Science Park
Prof. Dr. Carl Devos
Chairman & CEO
Ghent University is a top 100 university. Thanks to its in-depth research within a wide range of scientific domains, its international scope and its interdisciplinary approach, Ghent University plays a leading role in marine and maritime research, impacting people all around the world. Technical innovation and innovative research are Ghent University’s key drivers in enforcing blue growth.
“Joining Ostend Science Park is joining Ghent University’s worldwide network. By working closely together, more and meaningful research can be done for companies.”
Rik Van de Walle
Rector Ghent University
West Flanders Development Agency (POM) wants to strengthen a sustainable economy in West Flanders with a specific focus on innovative businesses. POM stimulates collaboration between businesses, higher education institutions, knowledge centers, regional policy-making bodies and social partners to reinforce the position of West Flanders as an internationally oriented, dynamic, competitive and sustainable region.
“West Flanders offers through Ostend Science Park a unique basis for the blue growth of your business.”
Jean de Bethune
Member of the Provincial Executive for Economy and International Cooperation
It’s the aim of Port of Oostende to excel in blue growth by offering dedicated port facilities, infrastructure and an extended business network to both domestic and international companies.
“This is the place where new technologies will find their way to water-related markets, increasing employment opportunities in Ostend.”
CEO Port of Oostende