Flemish PhD Cup
On 29 September 2016, the first Flemish PhD Cup from Canvas was awarded. 8 finalists competed, presenting their work in 3 minutes to the jury. Andy Gijbels (KULeuven) won the PhD Cup with his work on robotics for eye surgery. Second and third place went to Heleen Dewitte and Didier Snoeck.
Doctoral school Functional Coatings
The Flemish Doctoral Schools organize a three-day winter school on “Functional Coatings”, 28-30.11.2016. Contemporary topics in ink and coating chemistry and functional coating engineering are covered by international invited experts in the field and by researchers from the regional universities.
zensor receives EU award
Zensor, a Belgium-based provider of monitoring packages for offshore wind support structures, won the Rising Blue Star of the Year award at the first edition of the Blue Economy Business Awards.
KULeuven MRC - 10th annual research meeting
KULeuven MRC organizes its 10th annual research meeting on Materials Research & Innovation on Tuesday October 4, 2016 @ the University Hall - Jubileumzaal of KULeuven (Naamsestraat 22). Click for more information and how to register.
VUB Corrosion school Feb 2017
The Research group of Electrochemical and Surface Engineering (SURF) at Vrije Universiteit Brussel is organizing an Electrochemical School: “Corrosion: from analysis to modelling” from 6 to 10 February 2017.
SAMPE Europe Conference 2016 - Liège
The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Europe organizes its yearly conference 2016 in Liège, with composites as its main focus.
KULeuven most innovative european university
According to Thomson Reuters, KULeuven is the most innovative university in Europe.
post-academic training additive manufacturing
UGent and KULeuven-KULAK organize a post-academic training on additive manufacturing, starting in October 2016.
Rein4ced laureaat Fonds Lionel van den Bossche
Rein4ced, a start-up in Leuven developing and producing fibre reinforced composites, is one of the two laureates of the Fonds Lionel van den Bossche. Every year, the Fonds awards two innovative companies with young entrepreneurs.
CFK Valley Innovation Day
Agoria organizes the second CFK Valley Innovation Day on June 29th 2016 in Brussels. The event is focused on composites for railway sector applications.