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Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (3rd edition)

Bruges, Belgium
Thu 25 Jan 2018 - Fri 26 Jan 2018
25 Jan 09:00 - 26 Jan 17:00

A VIB TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology are revolutionizing Life Sciences. Driven by advances in the CRISPR-toolbox for rapid, cheap, multiplex modi…

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Innovation for health

WTC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Thu 01 Feb 2018
09:00

Innovation for Health is the Netherlands´ premier conference for innovators in Health and Life Sciences. This is the place where key players in health and care, from bench to boardroom, from start…

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Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (2nd edition)

Leuven, Belgium
Thu 08 Mar 2018 - Fri 09 Mar 2018
08 Mar 08:30 - 09 Mar 17:30

This event will feature recent developments in bioinformatics research, and highlight the power of computational biology in the fields of medical, agricultural, and biotechnology research.

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Belgium vs Germany in the Life Sciences start-up championship

Belgium vs Germany in the Life Sciences start-up championship

Germany is one of the leading industrial nations in the world and has 8x more inhabitants than Belgium. However, when it comes to investments in early startups and early stage funds in life scienc…

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ImmunXperts: your partner for in vitro assays in cancer immunotherapy

ImmunXperts: your partner for in vitro assays in cancer immunotherapy

Although immunotherapy in cancer is booming, it isn’t by any measure an easy field to navigate. Many oncology ventures willing to explore this new terrain find themselves quickly lost in an array …

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Liesbeth Aerts in Sydney - Belgian scientist living abroad

Liesbeth Aerts in Sydney - Belgian scientist living abroad

Until August 2017, Liesbeth Aerts lived in Sydney, where she worked as a dementia researcher at the University of New South Wales. She studied bio-engineering and neuroscience (in Belgium and in t…

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Interactomics: taking apart the cellular machinery

Interactomics: taking apart the cellular machinery

Among the booming omics disciplines, such as genomics, proteomics, or metabolomics, the field of interactomics is perhaps less known. VIB – UGent expert scientist Sven Eyckerman feels passionate a…

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Reveal every detail of your mAbs with micro-Chips

Reveal every detail of your mAbs with micro-Chips

It has been an eventful year for PharmaFluidics. Its first product, a nano-LC micro Pillar Array Chromatography column (µPACᵀᴹ), was presented to the market, commercially launched, and very well r…

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How Aphea.Bio managed to gather the funds to transcend from academia to industry

How Aphea.Bio managed to gather the funds to transcend from academia to industry

In a previous article, we discussed the challenges that go along with bringing an idea from academia to industry and making it a profitable company. Aphea.Bio is an agriculture startup, originatin…

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The leap from academia to industry

The leap from academia to industry

The earlier in development, the greater the risk. It’s an unspoken law in biotech that makes valorizing promising academic projects difficult to fund. Venture Capitalists (VCs) specialized in earl…

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Scientists unravel role of glutamine synthetase in the spread of cancer

Scientists have discovered an essential mechanism in the spread of cancer. A team led by professor Massimiliano Mazzone (VIB-KU Leuven) and professor Alessandra Castegna (University of Bari) has d…

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Fighting plant diseases with the smell of freshly mown grass

Bioengineers at Ghent University have managed to protect wheat and rice from diseases by using substances made by plants themselves that spread the scent of freshly mown grass. Freshly mown gr…

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UgenTec receives €50.000 grant by European Union

Under guidance of MINT, the Belgian PCR automation software company is one out of two Belgian companies to be granted and part of 36 grantees amongst 507 requests. UgenTec, the Belgian PCR aut…

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Upcoming events

Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (3rd edition)

Bruges, Belgium
Thu 25 Jan 2018 - Fri 26 Jan 2018
25 Jan 09:00 - 26 Jan 17:00

A VIB TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology are revolutionizing Life Sciences. Driven by advances in the CRISPR-toolbox for rapid, cheap, multiplex modi…

Read more

Innovation for health

WTC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Thu 01 Feb 2018
09:00

Innovation for Health is the Netherlands´ premier conference for innovators in Health and Life Sciences. This is the place where key players in health and care, from bench to boardroom, from start…

Read more

Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (2nd edition)

Leuven, Belgium
Thu 08 Mar 2018 - Fri 09 Mar 2018
08 Mar 08:30 - 09 Mar 17:30

This event will feature recent developments in bioinformatics research, and highlight the power of computational biology in the fields of medical, agricultural, and biotechnology research.

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