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Environment - Innovation - 08.09.2023
VUB EUTOPIA project DurAMat aims to create more sustainable metals via 3D printing
DurAMat receives one of five prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network Grants awarded to VUB Additive manufacturing or 3D printing of metals is a sustainable answer to our product-intensive society.

Environment - Innovation - 05.09.2023
Three VUB students to compete for coveted PhD Cup
Three VUB students to compete for coveted PhD Cup
Three Vrije Universiteit Brussel doctoral students are in the running to win the coveted Flemish PhD Cup on 19 October.

Innovation - 07.07.2023
Vrije Universiteit Brussel appoints Karin Voets as Chief Information Officer
Karin Voets is the new CIO of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. With 20 years of experience in IT and management, in both the private and public sectors, she brings a wealth of expertise to VUB.

Innovation - Computer Science - 15.05.2023

Innovation - 11.05.2023
Zortify: Pioneering next-generation AI for the European HR sector
Luxembourg-based HR tech company Zortify and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg are pioneering next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) for the European context in the domain of Human Resource management. The two organisations are collaborating to pioneer the ethical use of AI and trust in a European context.

Innovation - 26.04.2023
First survey results on experiences with digital services at banks released
VUB and BNP Paribas Fortis collaborate on digital inclusion research via academic chair Wednesday 26 April 2023 - Citizens prefer mobile banking applications to get an overview of their balances and to make transfers.

Innovation - 25.03.2023
Belgian royals visit CoLab in South Africa
On Saturday 25 March 2023, His Majesty King Filip and Queen Mathilde visited the CoLab on e-inclusion and social innovation in South Africa.

Innovation - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.01.2023
Chatzinotas on the IRIS2 Satellite Constellation
The European Infrastructure for Resilience, Interconnectivity and Security by Satellite (IRIS 2 ) promises a powerful new space-based communication infrastructure for the EU.

Research Management - Innovation - 17.01.2023

Innovation - Computer Science - 28.11.2022

Innovation - Life Sciences - 28.10.2022
Jan Steyaert receives prestigious Gabbay Award for pioneering work on Nanobody technology
Steyaert is the first Belgian scientist to receive the prestigious American award for outstanding science with a translational character Ghent/Brussels, 27 October - Jan Steyaert, director of the VIB

Campus - Innovation - 07.09.2022

Innovation - 12.05.2022

Environment - Innovation - 10.03.2022

Health - Innovation - 16.12.2021
Radical new technology to diagnose and monitor can help millions of diabetics
Consortium of VUB and UZ Brussel receives three million European innovation grant Groundbreaking research in diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes receives grant of three million euro.

Innovation - Environment - 18.11.2021
Smart Village Lab helps accelerate energy transition in Flanders and Europe
Zellik, 18 November 2021 - With a push of the virtual button, Flemish minister of economy and innovation Hilde Crevits today launched the Smart Village Lab.

Health - Innovation - 18.08.2021
Post-COVID recovery: Flanders invests heavily in KU Leuven research infrastructure
Post-COVID recovery: Flanders invests heavily in KU Leuven research infrastructure
No fewer than six projects of KU Leuven will receive substantial financial support as part of the post-COVID recovery plan of the Flemish Government, called 'Flemish Resilience'.

Architecture - Innovation - 14.06.2021
VUB Architectural Engineering publishes circular school design guide
'Schools for the future' offers sustainable answer to education capacity issues With the increasing population, the education sector is facing a shortage of school buildings.

Innovation - 17.05.2021
Belgians more and more in favour of digital payments
Monday, May 17, 2021 — Digital payments have been on the rise for years, and the current pandemic has only reinforced this trend.

Materials Science - Innovation - 10.05.2021
VIPCOAT platform launched to make coating industry innovative, sustainable and green
Monday, May 10, 2021 — Vrije Universiteit Brussel is one of 12 partners in seven countries involved in the new VIPCOAT project, which was launched on 1 May under the coordination of Germany's Helmholtz Center Hereon.

Innovation - 23.10.2020
New reports on collaboration and innovation in the public sector
Emmanuel Dockx, Stephanie Verlinden and Koen Verhoest wrote two research reports (in Dutch) on collaboration and innovation in the public sector.

Innovation - 10.07.2020

Innovation - 08.10.2019
Trial access for Science & Technology journals
Science and Technology journals from publisher Taylor and Francis temporarily available until the end of November In addition to the current, existing access at Taylor & Francis there will be trial access to the journals from the Science & Technology collection until the end of November.

Innovation - Economics - 03.07.2019
Tailor-made solution paves the way to more cost-efficient transport of cargo
Spin-off Digitrans provides data-driven logistics solution for the transport sector. DigiTrans, the latest spin-off of the University of Antwerp and imec, is operational.