The Tech Watch team consists of 12 permanent members who are working on a daily basis on different projects together with the VIB researchers and industrial partners. 

The Tech Watch core team

Jeroen
Aerts

Life Sciences Technology Specialist
VIB Headquarters

Michiel
Bontinck

Life Sciences Technology Specialist
VIB Headquarters

Irina
Matetovici

Sequencing Technology Specialist
VIB Headquarters

Viacheslav
Mylka

Sequencing Technology Specialist
VIB Headquarters

Halina
Novak

Technology & Innovation Program Manager
VIB Headquarters

Toon
Swings

Life Sciences Technology Specialist
VIB Headquarters

Aline
Van Acker

Life Sciences Technology Specialist
VIB Headquarters

The Tech Watch team relies on a committee of representatives of each VIB center together with core facility managers, expert technologists and BD managers to discuss novel technologies, potential implications for VIB research and to decide on funding after each quarterly Tech Watch funding call.

Tech Watch Committee