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 his thesis on “Intracellular delivery of biopharmaceuticals and contrast agents by Vapor Nano-Bubble photoporation and sizing nanomaterials in bio-fluids by Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching

Science and Technology:

Lien Smeesters, VUB, for her work on “Improving food safety with optical screening

Our congratulations to the 2 laureates and our thanks to the jury members and fwo/FNRS for their excellent work!