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.
Winner in Health and Life Sciences: Stéphanie Liétart , UC Louvain
Blocking Immunosuppression by human Tregs with antibodies agaisnt GARP/latent TGF-ß1 complexes
Winner in Science and Technology: Sander Van den Bosch, KU Leuven
Reductive Catalytic Fractionation in the Lignocellulosic Biorefinery