Mission and Partners


Ghent University and its association partners (AUGent) strive to be an entrepreneurial knowledge institution by:

  • Acting proactively as the engine of an innovative knowledge region;
  • Acting as a service provider and a source of inspiration for innovation for its partners

in order to:

  • play a lead role in the development and expansion of the innovative knowledge region with impact on the regional/national and international (European) level;
  • to be recognized as an attractive research-intensive and entrepreneurial knowledge institution with an appeal that extends across Europe;
  • to contribute to the social and economic value creation through transfer of innovative knowledge and technology developed at the Ghent University Association;
  • and to generate revenues that allow further expansion of these activities, further professionalization and support.



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