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Break down the walls – VUB at SuperNova 2018!

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel strongly believes in the power of working across disciplines, connecting with the outside world and bridging differences. The world’s most groundbreaking innovations happen when different points of view, backgrounds or disciplines come together. At the first ever edition of SuperNova, the VUB will showcase how this mindset enables exciting advances in some of the most hyped technologies of the moment.

So, don't miss VUB at the SuperNova Tech Fair and the SuperNova Exhibition from 27 till 30 September 2018.
The VUB will break outside the walls of its booth. Come find us at:

  • the TechFair - TTO Flanders booth (5.14) of the 5 Flemish universities with VUB ETRO and B-PHOT.
  • the techFair - VUB booth (7.1) with BruBotics, VUB AI Lab and B-PHOT
  • Prof. Bram Vanderborght’s talk at the Conference
  • the BruBotics & Axiles Bionics bionic prostheses demo at SuperNova Expedition (only during the weekend)

BruBotics, the Brussels Human Robotics Research Center, will show what is possible when humans and robots start to collaborate and how different fields of science are needed to create a positive robotic future in healthcare, industry and at home.

B-PHOT, the Brussels Photonics Research group, will take you on a photonics journey showing how smart applications of the technology of light can be game-changing in a very broad range of domains, from 3D printing of organs to strawberry harvesting and freeform optics for car displays.

The VUB AI Lab, the first Artificial Intelligence lab on continental Europe, will submerse you into the fascinating study of Artificial Intelligence to show how studying human intelligence leads to artificial intelligence and how artificial intelligence helps us understand human intelligence.

ETRO, the Electronics & Informatics department, helps medical professionals grasp the future by demonstrating how extending both image stabilization and data visualization through the Hololens allows neurosurgeons to directly visualize data inside the patient.

On Thursday and Friday SuperNova will only be accessible for B2B visitors, but during the weekend SuperNova will open its doors with free entrance for everyone. More info on program and tickets here.

Click here for info on educational programmes and research at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.