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VUB student wins award for outstanding research

Laura Vandervore, doctoral student at the VUB Neurogenetics research group won the "young investigator award for outstanding science" at the European Human Genetics Conference 2018 in Milan. As a PhD student…

Break down the walls – VUB at SuperNova 2018!

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel strongly believes in the power of working across disciplines, connecting with the outside world and bridging differences. The world’s most groundbreaking innovations…

Photonics: the brigde between research and innovation

Voka Businessclub Innovation visited the VUB B-PHOT Brussels Photonics center, where our Vicerector Innovation & Industry Relations Hugo Thienpont gave an update on the Flemish & European roadmap for photonics…

Data Innovation Summit 2018

The Data Innovation Summit is an annual business event that reunites all Data Science experts active in the Brussels region and beyond. The theme this year was demystifying Artificial Intelligence,…

Medtech Master Class by Vlerick Business School

The MedTech Masterclass offers the quality stamp and integrative view that are needed. It prepares future leaders for successfully bringing to market medical devices or new health tech solutions featuring…

Catalisti Request for Knowledge Partners 2018

This project call searches universities/knowledge institutes that can develop more efficient and more sustainable affinity seperation technologies for chemical applications. Click here for more details.

VUB Photonics achieves breakthrough in cancer research

The research team of the VUB Photonics research group (B-PHOT) discovered larger photonic crystals that give new properties to light waves, allowing the technological applications to be extended. This way…

EBEC Challenge 2018

In 2015 a team of 4 VUB students: Jens De Koster, Adam Brooking, Jarne Verelst and Gaetan Moussiaux (see picture below) won the European BEST Engineering Competition, conducted by students for…

Second 2018 call for Baekeland and Innovation mandates

Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) launched its second 2018 call for Baekeland and Innovation mandates, with deadline on Monday September 3, 2018, at noon. Baekeland mandates offer the…

Belgium strong innovator in 2018

The Commission's 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard shows that the EU's innovation performance continues to improve, but further efforts are needed to ensure Europe's global competitiveness. Belgium…