Collaborative Research Unit

IOF BD Center: UGent DiscoverE

Acronym
DiscoverE
Other information
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Biomolecular modelling and design
    • Medicinal chemistry
    • Molecular medicine
    • Structural biology
Description
DISCOVERE aims to translate biomedical research into high-value projects to support discovery and development of more and better medicines for patients by pharma industry. DISCOVERE offers research groups a framework to develop innovative research to an industrially recognised proof-of-concept level by pooling know-how and resources in the fields of medicinal chemistry, structural biology, biological screening, pharmacokinetics and toxicology. In addition, DISCOVERE provides business development services to set-up partnerships with industry and aims to act as an organizational point-of-entry for companies in search for specific solutions for their own drug discovery projects.