VITO – Flemish Institute for Technological Research


VITO is a leading, independent Flemish research organization that provides sustainable technological solutions to industry and public authorities. It also offers scientifically based advice and support in the research domains of Energy, Materials, Chemistry, Land use and Health in order to stimulate sustainable development.

VITO-Health aims at technological innovations for sustainable health and disease prevention. Our R&D focus is on assay and technology development for molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine.

Our strengths are:

  • Targeted approaches for enrichment and analysis of extracellular vesicles from liquid biopsies;
  • Nanotechnology-enabled biosensing;
  • Biomarker development and validation using LC-MS based proteomics, peptidomics and MALDI imaging.