Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
KU Leuven boasts a rich tradition of education and research that dates back six centuries. It is currently by far the largest university in Belgium in terms of research funding and expenditure (EURC 365 million in 2012), and is a charter member of League of European Research Universities (LERU). KU Leuven conducts fundamental and applied research in all academic disciplines with a clear international orientation.
KU Leuven Interdisciplinary Centre for Information Technology and Intellectual Property (CiTiP) is a research centre at the Faculty of Law of KU Leuven, with currently a staff of over 40 researchers specialized in legal and ethical aspects of IT innovation. CiTiP is among the founding members of the Leuven Center on Information and Communication Technology (LICT) and of the Flemish digital research and incubation centre iMinds (www.iminds.be) that recently merged with IMEC, a world leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technologies (www.imec.be)