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.
TETRA projects 2017
A call for TETRA projects is currenly open. TETRA projects are collective research projects, lead and carried out by knowledge institutes with input, steering and cases delivered by interested companies. Innovatiecentrum Vlaanderen published an overview of proposals in the pipeline.
Event Conformal Coating 10.02.2017
IMEC, KULeuven, UGent and UHasselt organize an event on 10th of February 2017 (PM) regarding conformal coating. The event highlights the result of a strategic basic research project in which the possibilities and limitations of different techniques were investigated to deposit conformal coatings.
UGent binge-eating bacteria extract energy from sewage
New research shows that sewage contains a source of energy that can be harvested by using hungry bacteria. Researchers from Ghent University discovered how to efficiently extract this energy from the wastewater.
Workshop Electrochemical Techniques on organic coatings April 2017
The European Federation of Corrosion organizes its 10th International Workshop on Application of Electrochemical Techniques on Organic Coatings on April 25-28 2017 @ Billerbeck, Germany.
First Call 2017 for innovation mandates opened
The first call 2017 for innovation mandates at the Flemish Agency for Innovation and Entrepeneurship (VLAIO) has been opened on November 8th.
Sara Bals is "Laureaat van de Academie"
Prof. Sara Bals, hoogleraar Fysica en hoofd van de onderzoeksgroep EMAT (Electron Microscopy for Materials Research), wordt door de Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België uitgeroepen tot Laureaat van de Academie in de Natuurwetenschappen.