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  • EIT Raw Materials seeks CLC manager in Leuven 01/06/2015
    The Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) "Raw Materials" is looking for a Co-Location Centre manager in Leuven.
  • Belgian Universities ranking high 18/05/2015
    14 Belgian university degrees are ranked within the top 50 of their field in the QS World University Rankings. KULeuven has 8 degrees in the top 50, UGent and UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) both have three degrees in the top 50.
  • Self-Healing materials in the spotlight 16/04/2015
    Self-healing materials appear more and more in media. Here are some links to movies and publications on self-healing concrete and polymers.
  • Prof. Terryn in Scientific Advisory Board Max Planck Institute 03/04/2015
    Prof. Herman Terryn (VUB) will serve for six year as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute (MPEI) in Germany.
  • UAntwerpen Backstage 17.03.2015 03/03/2015
    Antwerp Smart Regio Link (Antwerp.SRL) presents a unique opportunity to go backstage at UAntwerpen on March 17, 2015, to visit innovative laboratories and listen to the breakthrough research of top scientists.
  • VUB-SURF workshop NAP-XPS 20.03.2015 03/03/2015
    VUB-SURF organizes a Near Ambient Pressure XPS workshop on 20.03.2015. Near Ambient Pressure X-ray Photo electron Spectroscopy enables the understanding of processes, surface activity of materials, adsorption, catalysis, nanomaterials etc. under in-situ conditions on a molecular level.
  • Interview poster award 2014 26/02/2015
    Net als in 2013 zijn we ook in 2014 gaan praten met de winnaar van de SIM User Forum poster award. Een winnares in dit geval, Jana Faes, en prof. Joris Degrieck, co-promotor van haar doctoraatsonderzoek samen met prof. Wim Van Paepegem, aan de vakgroep Toegepaste Materiaalwetenschappen van UGent.
  • Lightweight materials: needs at Flemish OEM's 25/02/2015
    The following report has been compiled by SIM after consultation with a number of Flemish OEM’s: “Lightweight materials (composites). Needs at Flemish OEM’s”.The document describes the specific needs and requests with respect to the use of composites by the consulted companies.
  • Agfa Graphics wins Essenscia Innovation Award 14/01/2015
    Agfa Graphics has won the Essenscia Innovation Award with its new generation of low-migration inks.
  • EIT "RawMaterials" with Flemish partners 15/12/2014
    The European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) has approved and started up a new "KIC" (Knowledge and Innovation Community) with the focus on raw materials. An extended network of companies, research and educational centers, including KU Leuven, VITO, Umicore, ULG and CRM are teaming up.