Boosting breakthroughs

Qbic is an inter-university venture capital fund focusing on the transformation of technological breakthroughs into sustainable business.

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Our most recent fund in numbers

35%

Female CEOs

300

Jobs created

>500M

Patients possibly benefitting

12

SDGs supported

Our knowledge partners

Universiteit Gent
VUB
Universiteit Antwerpen
VITO
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Genk
Universiteit Hasselt
UZ Brussel
AZ Maria Middelares
imec
UZ Gent
Clinique Saint-Luc Bouge
ULiège
UZ Antwerpen
OLV Aalst

Investment strategy

Qbic fund is a seed and early-stage venture capital fund, supporting spin-offs or start-ups that valorize research from Qbic's knowledge partners.

1

A knowledge partner spin-off, i.e. a company that was founded based on technological innovations originating at Qbic's partner universities, research institutes or hospitals.

2

A start-up linked to a knowledge partner, i.e. a company with a strong R&D collaboration with one of Qbic's knowledge partners. This collaboration can be structured through joint development contracts, clinical studies, IP license agreements, etc.

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