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A doctor in applied sciences and high-tech entrepreneur Danaë Delbeke, is known for her work in the field of diabetes management, through the use of ground-breaking photonics technology.

Danaë Delbeke


CEO, inventor and co-founder Indigo
Bollebergen 2B
9052 Ghent

In the last 10 years, she successfully founded several photonics companies, such as Luceda, Caliopa, Com&Sens and Sentea. Currently, she is the CEO of Flanders-based Indigo, a high-tech medical device company that developed the first invisible glucose monitoring sensor for people living with diabetes. Delbeke has a dozen issued patents to her name.

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Flanders’ life sciences industry: the perfect combo of biotech, medtech, pharma and healthcare

Defining Flanders’ life sciences industry as diverse is an understatement. From young start-ups to established local firms and multinationals: the entire value chain – from research and discovery to development and commercialization – is represented in Belgium’s northern region. Thanks to fertile cross-pollination between biotech, medtech, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, Flanders offers a unique life sciences ecosystem that is underpinned by a robust financing landscape and a supportive government. Will your company claim its place in this dynamic hub?