By the use of digital storytelling each visitor of Health House is taken on a unique journey.

Imec: from nanochip technology to more personalised health care

Imec is a world leader in microchip technology with strong expertise in software and ICT. Health House shows how imec uses these assets to contribute to a more personalised healthcare system. In this way, the new experience centre sheds light on the future of portable and implantable chips, of digital solutions for healthcare, but also of lab-on-chip and brain research in NERF.

  • Discover the latest development in nano technology
  • Vision on the future of healthcare
KU Leuven: over 600 years of groundbreaking research

KU Leuven has been a pioneer in cutting-edge research for 600 years and a pioneer in the advancement of medicine. Vesalius laid the foundations for modern anatomy in Leuven and had a far-reaching influence on the development of medicine. Even today, top researchers at KU Leuven are pushing back boundaries in a variety of research areas, such as Alzheimer's disease, medical imaging, robotics, 3D printing, regenerative medicine, oncology, etc.

  • 7th most innovative university in the world
  • Over 600 years of groundbreaking research in the field of medicine
Hospital of the future

What will our hospitals look like in the future? Are they still the large institutions that everyone can go to or are we more likely to go to smaller, specialised care centres? Will technology ensure that we can monitor certain things from home? For example, monitoring someone who is pregnant or a patient with diabetes. What is the role of artificial intelligence in our future care system? How are we going to train our future doctors, therapists and nurses? What relationship do we as patients build up with our doctors or will we call them health coaches from now on? These and many more questions are visualised in an interactive way, giving you as a visitor the opportunity to make your mark on the visualisation of the hospital and care of the future.

  • Assignment by minister Jo Vandeurzen for the visualisation of Hospital of the future.
  • Content based on groenboek "Hospital of the future"
Discover the rich history of the city of Leuven.

The city where Andreas Vesalius enjoyed his studies and he was one of the founders of anatomy. Leuven has a beautiful ecosystem where health, innovation and technology are well connected. In the future, the city also wants to develop further as a "smart city" and thus take a pioneering role.

  • Discover the unique Leuven ecosystem
  • Innovations in the field of health and technology
UZ Leuven, pioneer in innovative medical care

UZ Leuven has been offering quality and innovative medical care for more than 75 years. UZ Leuven has four campuses: Gasthuisberg, Pellenberg, Sint-Pieter and Sint-Rafaël. On each campus, out-patient and hospitalised patients are cared for with respect for the dignity and philosophy of life of each patient and his family..

  • Show the work of healthcare providers, doctors, specialists
  • Latest news on the field of research happening at UZ Leuven
  • Exclusive patient testimonials
Health House: experience the future of health and care

We follow human life from pre-conception to old age. Throughout our lives we are regularly confronted with various diseases. We will show you how we can better handle these diseases in the future, investigate them preventively, monitor them and improve our quality of life.

  • Show impact of technology on the future of our health and care
  • Meet Artificial Medical Intelligence 2.8 also called AMI
Smart Hub Flemish Brabant, smart region in the heart of Europe

Smart Hub Flemish Brabant promotes the province as a unique knowledge region in the heart of Europe on the basis of four pillars: community building, internationalization, branding and project operation. The provincial storyline zooms in on innovative projects within Health. Discover the latest developments in regenerative medicine and the unique Lipidomics story about cancer research.

  • Explore innovative projects within Health
  • Unique knowledge region in the heart of Europe
Planet Virus: Preparing for the next pandemic and beyond

Planet Virus: a new educational learning platform on COVID-19. Sharing unique insights and learnings to prevent the next pandemic. Planet Virus is a combination of scientifically validated research, international studies and interviews with various (scientific) experts on the impact of COVID-19 on our world. By combining sources from over 60 world-renowned institutions (KU Leuven, MIT, NASA, Harvard, WHO, Stanford, U Hasselt, CEPI, Nature, NY Times, …) and creating mind-blowing cinematic visuals, Planet Virus is the most interactive, educational experience on pandemics produced in the 21st century. The Planet Virus platform will interact with the audience and share information on 3 levels:

  • An onsite guided experience at Health House (Leuven, Belgium)
  • An objective, interactive and educational website on the COVID-19 pandemic
  • • Monthly Online Seminars, hosted and organized by Health House, with experts in different domains