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Leander Schietgat

Research & Innovation Manager

We continuously investigate how we can help companies become more innovative and increase their excellence through the potential of AI. Contact us for training, consultancy and short or long-term collaboration through thesis students, joint PhDs or research projects.


Leander Schietgat received his degrees of MSc. in Informatics and Ph.D. in Machine Learning from KU Leuven in 2005 and 2010, respectively. His research interests include machine learning and data mining for life science applications. Since 2018, he is business developer at the Artificial Intelligence Lab of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), responsible for spotting opportunities to apply AI technologies and to set up collaborations with companies and organizations. In 2019, he became research manager in the Flanders AI Research Plan.