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MATWIN Oncology Project Call

MATWIN is a public French organization specialized in the oncology field and open-innovation platform that aims at developing translational research in oncology and accelerating innovation transfer from…

Pharrowtech, an imec spin-off with contributions from VUB, raises €6 mio

Pharrowtech, an imec spin-off and designer of chip and antenna solutions for high-speed wireless applications has raised more than €6 million for its Seed investment round. This ambitious investment round…

Social robot improves healthcare

The imec.icon ROBO-CURE research project, in collaboration with UZ Brussel, VUB, Cronos, QBMT, Medtronic Belgium, imec & UGent, developed a social robot that can autonomously offer better and more personalised…

VUB scientists further unravel secrets of proteins with the help of Artificial Intelligence

Proteins perform a wide variety of functions in cells through interactions with each other and many additional molecules. VUB professor dr. Wim Vranken, doctoral researcher Gabriele Orlando and Dr. Daniele…

Want to discover the criminal past?

Interested in past criminal activities, everyday life, and social networks? Take a look at the citizen science project ‘Witnesses’.Witnesses (Getuigenissen) is a citizen science project that strives…

Interview with prof. Herman Terryn on chromium-6

Herman Terryn is professor at the Faculty of Engineering of VUB with a chair in Surface Science and Engineering and part time professor in the group Corrosion and Electrochemical of Tu Delft. He was also…

Breakthrough in diagnosis chronic liver fibrosis

From various tests at UZ Brussel with 205 test subjects who suffer from chronic liver diseases, PhD researcher Joeri Lambrecht and Prof. dr. Leo van Grunsven (of the Liver Cell Biology research group) confirmed…

TETRA Projects approved by VLAIO

VLAIO - the Flemish Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship – has recently provided an overview of its newly funded TETRA projects. Click here. One of these projects is 'MATCH-EN: Multilingual support…

Konligo wins prize at the World Exhibition Stand Awards

VUB spin-off Konligo takes home the bronze medal in the "Best Stand Feature Area" category, for its stand structure designed for the MoOD + Indigo fair organized by Easyfairs. The structure was build from…

SIM open call 2019: innovative materials technology

Does your research fit within the scope of these research themes? Durable & Sustainable Structural MaterialsMaterials for Energy & LightPredictive Modeling and Advanced CharacterizationRecyclable MaterialsTailored…