5 Platforms

Bimetra's goal is to be the central point of contact for


  • Valorisation, to facilitate and support all translational research initiatives within Ghent University Hospital, and maximise valorisation of the obtained results.
  • Bimetra Clinics, to support and stimulate high quality clinical drug research
  • Bimetra Biobank, to facilitate translational biomedical research by collecting, storing and making high quality human body material available for researchers
  • Translational Data Management, to facilitate multidisciplinary research using data management software and services and exploring big data initiatives
  • Networking, assembling resources into shared core services and facilities and to reach out to partners, organisations and networks involved in healthcare innovation