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    The network of Industrial Companies
    with Large R&D Operations in Belgium

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    Bringing Great Minds together
    in the Heart of Europe

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    Join and Share Best
    Practices in R&D

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    Discover the fascinating World
    of R&D and Shape the Future

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    BIR&D welcomes You to the
    PhD Award 2017 on May 10th 2017

About BiR&D

BiR&D is the association of international industrial companies having major R&D operations in Belgium. Its mission is to stimulate and improve both the attractiveness and the effectiveness of R&D execution.

The effective members of BiR&D’s are the innovation managers of the companies carrying with them a long experience in managing R&D in an industrial world. Becoming a member of BiR&D opens up a world of new insights and opportunities to challenge and improve your own R&D operations.

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Upcoming event

The Belgian R&D ecosystem contributes to a better future

20/03/2018

Save the date! We’ll celebrate our tenth anniversary on March 20th 2018 in presence of His Majesty the King. 9am: opening interactive exhibition 11am-12.30pm: academic session 12.30pm-2pm: walking lunch 4pm: end We’ll think about and act for the future. Our …



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Latest news

11 May

PhD Awards 2017 – the winners are Jiaqi Li and Ivo Stassen

The winners of the PhD awards 2017 are known. Health and Life Sciences: Jiaqi Li, KU Leuven/Imec, for his thesis on “Engineered Plamsonic and All-Dielectric Nanostructures for Improved Optical Biomolecular Sensing” Science and Technology: Ivo Stassen, KU Leuven, for his …

27 Feb

DEME certified as Belgian Top Employer 2016

From the website of Deme : http://www.deme-group.com/nl/dec/news/deme-certified-belgian-top-employer-2016 ZWIJNDRECHT – For the 9th consecutive year, DEME has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings. The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognises …

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