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Articles tagged with spin-off

Quality assurance of talent development systems in sport

Publication date 15.01.2014 The battle for talented players in international football is big business. The development of home-grown players is one of the critical success factors for a fair and balanced competition,…

VUB spin-offs, milestones and portfolio

The VUB has almost 30 active spin-offs nowadays based on research in engineering, life sciences, economy, ICT, sports … . Some of them are real success stories, such as Ablynx, SoftKinetic, Numeca, Double Pass,…

InSilico Genomics as result of SOIB program

Publicaton date  04.03.2013 InSilico Genomics S.A. was founded in July 2012 by David Weiss and Alain Coletta. This spin-off initiative grew in the framework of the Impulse Program of Innoviris and the SOIB…

New green biotech company AgroSavfe

Publication date 15.01.2013 Thanks to a number of Flemish investors, AgroSavfe - a new green biotech company - arose from and can continue to build on the research activities of Peter Verheesen’s team at the…

Blue Planet and rational energy use

Publication date 24.01.2012 Spin-off Blue Planet Academy & Consulting (BPAC) The sharp rise in energy costs and the uncertainty surrounding natural resources is leading to radical changes in the generation…

€SPACE, bridge for large scale spatial projects

Publication date 02.08.2011 Spin-off €SPACE bridges spatial design, legal process management and triple bottom line performance measurement  Early 2010, the VUB became the host of a new spin-off, €space.

Optrima merge with SoftKinetic

Publication date 01.08.2011 SoftKinetic®  The interface is You™ SoftKinetic, a Belgium-based company, is the leading provider of end-to-end natural gesture recognition solutions. These include 3D…

NUMECA, successful in Computer Fluid Dynamics

Publication date 29.07.2011 Software for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Design and Automation In 1992, NUMECA International was created as a result of successful research activities in the area of Computational…

Ablynx, spin-off based on Camelid Antibodies

Publication date 28.07.2011 Spin-Off based on Camelid Antibodies A success story... Ablynx is a bio-pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of Nanobodies®, a novel class of therapeutic…

VUB TechTransfer at your service

Connecting science and society Are you looking for the right research partner for your business? The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is a dynamic university in the Brussels Capital Region. Our university…

Collibra, valorizing research on semantics

Publication date 19.09.2011 Background Collibra is an enterprise software company, founded in August 2008 as a spin-off from the Laboratory for Semantic Technology and Applications Research (STARLab) at…

Knowledge transfer

Knowledge transfer in general is the flowback of knowledge and discoveries to the general public. At a university, knowledge transfer typically occurs through publications, science communication events,…

Starting a spin-off company

The establishment of spin-off companies is increasingly becoming a key mechanism of technology transfer. Spin-offs are start-up companies whose main activities are based on the formal transfer of research…