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 …

PhD Awards 2020

Posted on: 18/06/2020

In 2020, BiR&D granted 4 awards to PhD’s that thanks to their outstanding work were selected among 30 applications. Next to their excellent scientific level, the main criteria included a strong multidisciplinary character and a high potential for industrialisation. Science …

FNRS Awards

Posted on: 22/01/2020

https://www.frs-fnrs.be/fr/prix-mecenats/prix-scientifiques/fnrs-awards

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! https://www.globalinnovationindex.org/Home

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 …