The talent of
Belgium continues to ensure that the country’s extensive pool of home-grown and international talent and skills continues to meet the evolving digital and green needs of the future.
The flexible workforce of the future
Rather than a certain profile or a set degree, the talent of tomorrow will possess the ability to acquire new and complementary skills and adapt to an ever-changing biotech landscape.
Digital + Data
With processes increasingly digitised, deeptech and digitech data have become the drivers of innovation.
Breakthrough innovations will increasingly rely on combinations of multidisciplinary skills, such as science and data.
The workforce will also possess an end-to-end understanding of biotech operations.
Delivery excellence and innovation combine in an adaptive and flexible mindset.
Continuous on-the-job learning ensures that skillsets remain in sync with real-world needs.
A balanced workforce
The biotech sector currently seeks over 1500 new employees per year for roles covering every aspect of the industry, from R&D and clinical trials to production, logistics, and marketing.
Belgium’s integrated university and training network is accelerating the development of the required talent, always with an eye to diversity and gender equality.
Opening 2025: The EU Biotech Campus
The EU Biotech Campus will be a specialised training centre for and accelerator of talent, skills, and businesses.
As an international flagship, its state-of-the-art services will be accessible to national and overseas students, jobseekers, academics, multinationals, spin-offs, start-ups, and scale-ups.