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Road map to DMBR
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Our Address

Inflammation Research Center (IRC)
a VIB-UGent Department
'Fiers-Schell-Van Montagu' building
Technologiepark 927
B-9052 Ghent (Zwijnaarde), Belgium
Tel :  +32-9-33 13 600 - Fax : +32-9-221 76 73
e-mail :

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The reception desks (main entrance and deliveries) of the FSVM building will be closed on

  • 23 Mar 2018 (Dies Natalis UGent)
  • 2 Apr 2018 (Easter Monday)
  • 26 & 27 Apr 2018 (VIB Seminar)
  • 30 April & 1 May 2018 (Labour Day)
  • 10 May 2018 (Ascension) and 11 May 2018
  • 21 May 2018 (Whit Monday)
  • 11 Jul 2018 (Day of the Flemish Community)
  • 16 Jul 2018 until 20 Jul 2018 (Gentse Feesten)
  • 15 Aug 2018 (Assumption of Mary)
  • 1 Nov & 2 Nov 2018 (All Saints' Day & All Souls' Day)
  • 24 Dec 2018 until 2 Jan 2019 (Christmas holiday)
Campus map
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How to get there

By public transportation :

In front of the railway station (Gent St. Pieters) take bus 70 (to Zwijnaarde), bus 71 (to Oudenaarde), bus 72 (to Merelbeke), bus 48 (to Zottegem) or bus 49 (to Geraardsbergen). Exit "Bollebergen" (the first stop after the bridge over the canal and the motorway) is at the entrance of the "Technologiepark".
Click here for a map with the busses in Gent.

More travel information :

Brussels airport

Belgian Railways

Local buses

By car :


The city of Ghent and Flanders Biotech Valley

Aerial view of the campus

The IRC facilities are located since 2003 in the Technology Park, also known as Flanders Biotech Valley, at the outskirts of Ghent. Besides the IRC and the VIB department of Plant Systems Biology, the campus is host to several biotech companies including ActoGenix (an IRC spin-off), Ablynx, Bayer BioScience, CropDesign, Devgen and Pronota. Starting companies are housed in the VIB bio-incubator buildings.
There is a dedicated management association for this campus: 



The three towers of Ghent

Ghent is a medium-size Flemish city with a long history and a rich cultural and social events calendar. With a number of over 50.000, Ghent has a large higher education students population. For more information, please visit the website of the city of Ghent ( or

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