KYTOS is a microbiome technology start-up company developing microbiome management solutions at the frontier of technological innovation. We have our origins in the Center for Microbial Ecology and Technology (CMET) at Ghent University, from which we build on decades of world-leading expertise in the management of microbial communities.
We transform our partners into expert microbiome health stewards by empowering them with a unique blend of data science, technology, and microbial ecology insights. We have a strong focus on agri-, and aquaculture applications, but have a large portfolio in fermentation, drinking- and process water, and niche sectors as well.
CEO, Co-founder, PhD
Ruben manages the team and spearheads the strategic vision to keep KYTOS at the forefront of technological innovation. Lives by the credo nec spe nec metu.
Principal Scientist, PhD
Jasmine manages our R&D activities and takes center stage in the development of our predictive model workflow.
Head of DevOps, Co-founder, PhD
Frederiek-Maarten safeguards our operational continuity, and has the lead in the development of our scalable cloud. He is a true wizard of operations.
Data Scientist, PhD
Peter is improving our machine-learning workflow and creating predictive models for assessing microbial health in aquaculture and hydroponic systems.
Innovation Officer, Co-founder, PhD, Prof.
Nico is our thought leader, he brings a continuous stream of new ideas into our roadmap and safeguards our scientific excellence.
Marc brings over three decades of executive management experience in the aquaculture scene. His prime focus is to fine-tune our business offering and to develop our growth in the aquaculture market.
Bùi Ngọc Minh Ngân
KYTOS Vietnam Lab Manager, MSc. in Aquaculture
Ngan is managing our Vietnam data factory. She is also leading the collaboration with WorldFish as an intern to help us find new applications for KYTOS technology in Carp aquaculture systems. Learn more about her story here.
MSc. in Aquaculture
UGent intern helping us develop new product applications for KYTOS technology in shrimp aquaculture systems.
Võ Thị Bảo Châu
MSc. in Aquaculture
UGent intern helping us develop new product applications for KYTOS technology in freshwater recirculating aquaculture systems.
MSc. in Industrial Engineering
UGent thesis student developing new tools for biofilter health assessment in recirculating aquaculture systems.