Relive the BiR&D event and get to know the award winners 2021

Posted on: 06/10/2021
Watch the full video here Paweł Bieniasz-Krzywiec Innate Immunity and the Quest for New Cancer Treatments Cancer is a disease with a major impact on societies globally, both in terms of psychological burden and economic costs. With the decline in …

BiR&D Cross-Disciplinary PhD Award 2021

Posted on: 14/06/2021
Each year, together with FWO and the FNRS, we organise the BiR&D Cross-Disciplinary PhD Thesis Awards, in recognition of a PhD thesis that presents an original and cross-disciplinary contribution with potential industrial valorisation and societal relevance. In 2021, four prizes …

FNRS Awards

Posted on: 22/01/2020

PhD Awards 2019

Posted on: 10/05/2019

Also in 2019, BiR&D granted 2 awards to  PhD’s that thanks to  their outstanding work were selected among 80 applications. Next to their  excellent scientific level, the main criteria included a strong multidisciplinary character and a high potential for industrialisation. …

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 …

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 …