Cancer Research Institute Ghent stimulates and accelerates cancer research in Ghent


390+ researchers (70+ research groups) from Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital and VIB-UGent

Multidisciplinary cancer research

  • different cancer types across expertise domains
  • fundamental, translational and clinical research

CRIG is supported by a network of research institutes, foundations, and industrial partners.

Our mission is to stimulate and accelerate cancer research, via different objectives:

  • Stimulating top research
  • Collaborating and sharing knowledge and technology, across different expertise domains
  • Interaction between the lab and the clinic
  • Communicating and interacting with the outside world
  • Education and networking for young researchers
  • Valorization of research


annual report 2018 banner

Read all about our recent accomplishments in CRIG's comprehensive annual report 2018.


(banner photography credit: Kimberly Verniers, CRIG member)