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Interested in VUB's licensing opportunities?

Here you can find an overview of VUB technologies available for licensing or for R&D partnerships. By clicking the titles on the left, you can read more non-confidential details of the technologies we offer. Please…

Smart 3D printed materials by embedding robust effective Structural Health Monitoring system

Life cycle cost reductionThe reduction of the direct operating costs of machines, structures and vehicles is pursued in numerous industrial sectors. Condition based maintenance, the scheduling of maintenance (intervals)…

Biomedical Research at the VUB

Research performed at the University Medical Center Brussels Today more than ever, our society is facing many challenges in the field of health. Health research at the University Medical Center Brussels…

CFD Model for improved flow field designs in fuel cells

Maldistributions reducing performance and life time of fuel cellsThe distribution of species concentrations in a fuel cell due to local consumption of fuel and local transport of water through the membrane causes…

Multilevel in vitro platform for liver toxicity screening

The liver is the most important site of drug metabolism in the body, with approximately 60% of marketed compounds being cleared by hepatic biotransformation. However some drugs undergo metabolic bioactivation…

NoiseTube: assessing noise pollution

Publication date 24.01.2012 Today, over 50% of the world’s population lives in cities. Continuously surrounded by traffic jams and construction sites, city dwellers are exposed to high levels of noise. To…

Research expertise in sustainable chemistry at the VUB

The contribution of chemistry accross all areas of sustainable developmentTo facilitate a fruitful collaboration between companies, knowledge centers and universities in sustainable chemistry research,…

Semiconductors and CO2 lasers

Publication date 29.07.2011 A Good Eye for Business...the LAMI Laboratory and its“Spin-Off In Brussels” Project The laboratory of micro- and photon electronics  The laboratory of micro- and photon…

VUB TechTransfer success stories

Want to know more about innovative and future-oriented technologies developed at the university? Looking for partnerships with VUB research groups? Interested in university labs offering technology or consulting…

Torsion spring with variable stiffness

Alternative for springs with constant stiffness Mechanical springs are used in almost all mechanisms. They can be used to reduce shocks, apply a force, store energy or change natural frequencies. The major drawback…

Materials research at the VUB

Fundamental for successful technological innovations The availability of suitable materials is fundamental to the development of successful technological innovations. Nanotechnology is taking materials science…