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World leader in life sciences
The growth and ageing of the population and an expanding middle class are global trends which are prompting an increasing need for better and more efficient medical treatments and follow-up.
Belgium, widely recognised as a world leader in life sciences, is championing the development of tomorrow’s solutions for better health. The Belgian life sciences industry is a steadily growing sector which includes the pharmaceutical industry as well as the rapidly expanding biotechnology industry and the healthcare sector. Belgian life sciences companies are investing heavily in research and development, and collaborating closely with universities, knowledge centres and healthcare professionals. Belgium is a major exporter of pharmaceutical products and a world leader in researching and producing vaccines.
Big data and Industry 4.0 are also opening new opportunities for the healthcare sector, and frontrunners are embracing these new technologies to pave the way for personalized medicines.