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Collibra first Belgian startup valued at $1 billion

CapitalG, an investment arm of Google parent Alphabet, has led a $100 million funding round in the data technology spin-off Collibra. The investment puts the company on a list of startups known as unicorns…

Call open: Innovation Mandate 2019

Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) launched its first 2019 call for Innovation mandates, with deadline on Monday, March 25, 2019 at noon. Contact Liesbeth Bosman of VUB TechTransfer (02…

Results 2018 Strategic Basic Research Call (SBO)

Here you can find the results of the Strategic Basic Research program of 2018. The 2019 call will be launched soon.

Call open: Baekeland Mandate (industrial PhD) 2019

Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) launched its first 2019 call for Baekeland mandates, with deadline on Monday, March 25 2019, noon. Contact Liesbeth Bosman of VUB TechTransfer (02…

FWO TBM Information Sessions – call 2019

The TBM program aims at a contribution to the implementation of new therapies, diagnostic techniques and preventive methods in the long term. A qualifying condition is that this implementation would not make…

Confo Therapeutics develops Megabodies

VUB spin-off Confo Therapeutics now works with larger structures of antibodies (Megabodies) to develop medicines faster. The Megabodies are an invention of professor Jan Steyaert (VUB-VIB).  At the…

Announcement IOF results 2019

On December 12, 2018, VUB’s Industrial Research Council granted 4 Proof-of-Concept (PoC) & 6 Accelerator projects and awarded 5 Groups of Expertise in Applied Research (GEAR). The awarded Groups…

MedTech Accelerator 2019 program

The MedTech Accelerator® wants to boost medical entrepreneurship in Brussels. Whether your innovative healthcare idea represents a software, hardware, service or a combination, (according to the Regulation…

Historic budget step 2019 for policy area EWI

During the last plenary session of 2018, the Flemish Parliament, under the impetus of minister Philippe Muyters, approved the historic recurrent budget step of €280 million in 2019 for the Economy, Science…

Call imec.istart 2019

The imec.istart business acceleration program supports entrepreneurs with the early development of their tech start-ups during minimum 12 months. During this period they want to assess the feasibility…