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Brussels RadioTheranostics Platform

On May 22 it became official: the cooperation agreement on the Brussels RadioTheranostics Platform between Institut Jules Bordet, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and ULB Erasme was signed. Association Vinçotte…

Professors Luc De Vuyst and Pieter Ballon receive VUB Social Valorisation Prize

Since 2012, VUB's research council has awarded the Social Valorisation Prize to scientific researchers who have a strong social impact through their commitment and drive. This year the prize goes to professor…

Biotech companies bursting on Brussels stock market

With a record amount of 12 billion euros on the stock market and up to 20.000 direct and 80.000 indirect jobs, Belgian biotech companies are in a very strong position. Experts see that international funds…

Brussels best city for students in Belgium

Brussels takes place 48 in the ranking of university cities by the QS higher education group. Our capital has a strong score in terms of student mix and is in the top fifty of attractiveness. Read the…

VUB front runner in AI research

For 35 years, VUB's AI Lab has taken a leading position in the research on how Artificial Intelligence can play a role in our lives in the future. Professor Ann Nowé is head of the research group and talks…

Skin-derived hepatic cells to predict drug safety and to combat liver diseases

Live from Knowledge for GrowthRuani Fernando and Karolien Buyl from research group IVTD present their innovative technology based on human-skin derived hepatic cells, to tackle liver diseases. During the…

imec.xpand increases capital to 97 million euros

Philips is the new investor on board of imec's investment fund, that uses its expertise to help technology companies grow internationally. Read the article in De Tijd here.

Call imec.istart 2018

The imec.istart acceleration program just launched its new call for tech start-ups with application deadline 1 June 2018. Use the check list to see if your company meets the necessary criteria. More details…

B-PHOT developed miniature spectrometers for real-time accurate cancer diagnosis

Biopsy needles with integrated photonics for image-guided tissue sensing, offer real-time and more accurate diagnosis that can significantly improve the treatment. Discover how VUB B-PHOT’s expertise…

Innoviris Prize for Best Thesis in Circular Economy

The Brussels Capital Region has launched the Prize for Best Thesis in Circular Economy to honor the best research of students from Brussels institutions. Applications are open until 15 September 2018.
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