Clusterpact signed! 9.6.2017
Op 9 juni ondertekenden speerpuntclusters Catalisti (chemie en kunststoffen), SIM (materialen) en VIL (duurzame logistiek) hun clusterpact samen met minister-president Geert Bourgeois, Vlaams minister van Innovatie Philippe Muyters en Vlaams minister van Mobiliteit Ben Weyts.
Quad, imec, Agfa and TNO printed RFID tag
Quad Industries, Agfa, imec and TNO announced today (June 6, 2017) that they have demonstrated a plastic 12-bit RFID tag and read-out system with screen-printed circuitry. The system integrates, for the first time, a screen-printed antenna and printed touch-based user interface.
BEL-SME CALL 2017
The 3rd BEL SME call was launched on April 18th 2017. Deadline for filing proposals is August 25th, 2017.
UGent seminar 30.05 - polymers & composites in thermal engineering
On Tuesday May 30 (15h00), UGent organizes a seminar on the use of polymers and composites in thermal engineering. Learn about added value and challenges when composites/polymer materials are used in thermal applications. Industrial cases from CBGroup, Atlas Copco, Parker & Heat Matrix.
M-ERA.NET Call 2017
The M-ERA.NET Call 2017 was launched on the 14 March 2017. More than 30 funding agencies from more than 25 countries participate with a preliminary total budget of around 25 million € national/regional funding. Deadline for pre-proposals is June 13th, 2017.
Seminar Prof. Talreja @ KULeuven on 16.05
On Tuesday 16th May 2017, 10:30, Prof Ramesh Talreja, Texas A&M University, will be giving a seminar on "Mutiscale Modeling of Composite Material Damage Accounting for Manufacturing Defects" at KULeuven MTM.
VITO Climate launch pad competition
VITO ("Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek") is the coordinator for the belgian candidates of the Climate Launch Pad Competition 2017 (CLP).
Zensor raises capital in Germany
The VUB spin-off Zensor has raised 1 Mio€ extra capital at a German investment fund.
Near Field Communication technology breakthrough
World first thin film tag on plastic, compatible with the near field communication (NFC), demonstrated by Imec, Holst Centre and Carta Mundi at the 2017 International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco.
Conference durability of building materials, 29-31 May 2017 @ UGent
University of Ghent organizes and hosts the 14th international conference on durability of building materials and components on 29-31 May 2017.