Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food



  • ILVO aims to help eradicate malnutrition as well as an excessive food intake through knowledge about the functionality of primary products and process optimization.

    Food and Health


In the ILVO dossiers you get a handy overview of all available information, contacts and publications per topic.

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Research projects

ILVO has an extensive Belgian and international network and is active in many projects.

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Living Labs

Within so-called 'living labs' ILVO aims to further build on its role as a future-oriented and demand-driven knowledge center. Currently ILVO has 6 thematic living labs.

Living Labs


Video 29/11/2022

The Diagnostic Centre for Plants at ILVO

The Diagnostic Centre for Plants
Plant pests or diseases causing problems on your farm or in your greenhouses? ILVO's Diagnostic Center for Plants has plant disease specialists in several disciplines.



Soil Health Conference - World Soil Day

Herman Teirlinckgebouw, Havenlaan 88, 1000 Brussel (walking distance from Brussels-North train station)
Soil Health Conference

In Europe 60 70 of soils have been diagnosed as ‘non healthy’healthy’( 2020 Flanders is no exception The health of agricultural soils is cru...

Past events