Research collaboration

NatuRA has collaborations with industrial partners and research institutes. Industrial collaboration concerns method development and validation on mainly food supplements and herbal medicines, and research for the development of traditional herbal medicinal products.

There is close research collaboration with: the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), the Scientific Institute for National Health (WIV), the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO), Reliable Cancer Therapies, Wageningen University (WUR)- Cell Biology and Immunology,  Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and QUERCUS Labo. Furthermore, NatuRA is a member of Food2know.

The NatuRA research group is interested in:

- Collaboration with other research groups and  industrial partners

- Joint grant applications

- Contract research

If you are interested in collaboration, please contact the Research and Innovation Manager of NatuRA: Mart Theunis –


Research Manager
Mart Theunis
universiteitsplein 1,
B-2610 Antwerp
Tel. +32(0)3265 27 20