VITO is a leading European independent research and technology organisation in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development, elaborating solutions for the large societal challenges of today.
VITO provides innovative and high-quality solutions, whereby large and small companies can gain a competitive advantage, and advises industry and governments on determining their policy for the future. VITO has 750 highly-qualified employees who work on international projects all around the world. VITO’s headquarters are located in Mol, Belgium, and the company has a subsidiary in China.
The demand for renewable energy increases every day. VITO and EnergyVille are performing research into two crucial technological breakthroughs: electricity storage and the optimisation of thermal energy systems.
Natural raw materials are crucial for our economic system but are increasingly scarce. VITO responds to this with projects involving sustainable raw materials management, closed material cycles and new business concepts
VITO enhances industrial innovation regarding more efficient (bio)chemical processes, reuse of valuable components from process streams and industrial use of biomass and CO2
VITO observes, evaluates, visualises and predicts phenomena on land, in the air and on the surface of the water. We also make recommendations to companies and government bodies in relation to sustainable land-use.
High costs put our health system under pressure. VITO is developing new applications, measurement methods and biomarkers aimed at preventive health care, health management and preventing disease.
- contract research
- technology transfer
- joint programs
- joint ventures