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As a neonatologist, Dr. Inge Van Herreweghe treats both premature and newborn babies in need of intensive care.

Inge Van Herreweghe

St. Peter's Hospital

Wolstraat 105
1000 Brussels

Her department at St. Peter's Hospital in Brussels was the first in Belgium to apply the NIDCAP philosophy, a treatment for premature infants that artificially mimics the conditions of the uterus. Patients come from around the world to be treated at this hospital in the heart of Brussels.

Dr. Van Herreweghe's concerns go beyond the purely medical: she wants every child to be supported in the best way possible to ensure a stable, healthy and good start in life.

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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?