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Call Smart Hub Flemish-Brabant 2018

The province of Flemish-Brabant annually supports innovative projects with the provincial innovation subsidy. If you have an innovative idea that you want to develop together with Flemish-Brabant companies,…

Innovative diabetes research at VUB awarded

VUB researcher Nico De Leu received the Rising Star Award of the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) for his innovative diabetes research. He conducted research into the possible role of…

European Aluminium delegation gathered at VUB

European Aluminium and professors Herman Terryn and Iris De Graeve from VUB research group SURF (Electrochemical & Surface Engineering) organized a workshop on the topic of recycled aluminium and circular…

New business models connect healthcare and industry

The department of Economy, Sciences & Innovation (EWI) developed 4 unique cooperation models between the healthcare sector and industry. The selected projects each tackle a different challenge and are…

Mediahub Brussels

Minister of Media and Brussels Sven Gatz and the VUB, together with the business world, set up a 'Mediahub Brussels'. This vehicle must further respond to the prominent presence (39 % of the media-activities…

VUB becomes global hub for cryo-electron microscopy

In September 2018 the cryo-electron microscope will be officially inaugurated at our VUB campus. It is only the second of its generation and gives structural biologists incredibly sharp, three-dimensional…

VUB Fund for breast cancer research launched

Yamina Krossa, founder of the non-profit organization Benetiet, joins forces with the VUB. Together they launch the new VUB-Yamina Krossa Fund for breast cancer research. Initially, the fund will finance…

VUB professor Mathieu Vinken wins Galenus Award

VUB professor and ERC grantee Mathieu Vinken received the Galenus Award in Pharmacology for his groundbreaking research on liver diseases. His research project opens a promising path for people with liver…

Call imec.icon 2018-2019

Over a period of typically two years, multi-disciplinary research teams of scientists, industry partners and/or social profit organizations work together to develop digital solutions that find their…

Call doctoral (PhD) scholarship in nuclear safety and radiation protection

The VUB AVN Fund launches a call on 13 June 2018 that aims to support a doctoral researcher, under the supervision of a promotor of one of the VUB faculties, to conduct a doctoral research in the field…