Belgium gains 2 places in Global Innovation Index

Posted on: 06/09/2018

Belgium gains 2 places in the Global Innovation Index. Main weakness is the poor transformation of innovation into added value. A challenge for BiR&D!

European Innovation Council SME event at P&G on June 8 & 9, 2018

Posted on: 15/06/2018

8 BiR&D companies participated to the European Innovation Council (EIC) SME event at P&G on June 8 & 9, 2018 : P&G, Deme, AB Inbev, Solvay, Gsk, Nokia, Puratos, Cargill. It gave them the possibility to meet with hundred SME’s. …

PhD award march 2018

Posted on: 23/03/2018

Each year, BiR&D grants two awards to PhD’s that, besides their excellent scientific level, have a strong multidisciplinary character and have a potential for industrialisation. The winners of the PhD awards are Health and Life Sciences: Ranua Xiong, UGent, for …

The anniversary of 10 years BiR&D on march 20th 2018

Posted on: 17/03/2018

The 10th anniversary of BiR&D was celebrated at the Palace of the Academies in the presence of His Majesty The King. More than 200 attendees assembled in the majestic Throne Room for a sublime and memorable academic session. The opening video …

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

Posted on: 11/05/2017

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 …

DEME certified as Belgian Top Employer 2016

Posted on: 27/02/2017

From the website of Deme : 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 …

Coca Cola invests 1,9 Mio € in the innovation centrum in Anderlecht

Posted on: 27/02/2017

From the website of Coca Cola – text in French below Coca-Cola trekt 1,9 miljoen euro uit voor een volledig nieuwe productielijn in de pilootfabriek van het innovatiecentrum in Anderlecht. De nieuwe lijn is bestemd voor de kleinschalige …

BiR&D Multi-Disciplinary PhD Thesis Award 2016

Posted on: 21/09/2016

Each year, BiR&D awards two prices of 10.000 EUR to PhD Thesis: one in life & health sciences and one in science & technology. The call for the 2 multi-disciplinary PhD Thesis Award 2016 is opened till December 2nd, 2016. …

BiR&D signs charter with 10 Belgian universities

Posted on: 17/06/2014

On June 17th 2014 BiR&D has signed a unique charter with 10 Belgian universities. The undersigning universities and BiR&D asbl/vzw express their ambition to make Belgium the better place of R&D. Find here the signed charter : signed-charter-1