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VUB innovative technologies at knowledge for growth 2019

  • May 9, 2019

Together with TTO Flanders, a joint initiative of the tech offices of 5 the Flemish universities, VUB is represented at thé life sciences conference and exhibit in Ghent today, where the 5 universities demonstrate and pitch applied and strategic research.



VUB showcases 3 technologies:

  •  The Brussels Human Robotics Research Center (BruBotics) with its bionic prostheses as an example of how human robotics can improve the quality of life of people
  • In Vitro Toxicology & Dermato-cosmetology (IVTD) with skin-derived hepatic cells technology to predict drug safety and combat liver diseases
  • Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics in Brussels (IB2) with MutaFrame, to understand how mutations impact Human Proteome

During the 'R2B by TTO Fanders Pitch session' 2 technologies are pitched:

  •  µFlow Cell – Innovative Microfluidic Solutions focused on medical, pharmaceutical and biotech applications
  • Liver Cell Biology Lab with a novel serological diagnostic algorithm for significant liver fibrosis