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VUB researchers win prestigious BiR&D Award

  • June 30, 2020

Each year, the FWO and the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique award the BiR&D Cross-Disciplinary PhD Thesis Award, in recognition of a PhD thesis that presents an original and cross-disciplinary contribution with potential industrial valorisation and societal relevance.

In 2020, BiR&D granted 2 awards to VUB researchers Seppe Terryn and Tomasz Uchanski. Next to their excellent scientific level, the main criteria included a strong multidisciplinary character and a high potential for industrialisation.






Investigation of self-healing actuators for robotics (Seppe Terryn):

Seppe TerrynWatch a video about this research here.

MegaBodies as next generation tools in Structural Biology (Tomasz Uchanski):

tomasz uchanskiClick here for more info about his research and MegaBodies.

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