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News Headlines

Oct 5, 2016

Merger between centers imec and iMinds completed

The merger between
research centers imec and iMinds
has been completed. The deed
of merger was officially signed in
Brussels, in the presence of Flemish
minister-president Geert Bourgeois
and Flemish minister for work,
the economy, innovation and sport
Philippe Muyters. iMinds vzw thereby
ceased to exist, but its activities are
making a new start within imec, which
is now stronger than ever as a unique
high-tech research center for the
digital economy.

Read More (Source: imec)

Sep 21, 2016

LERU: H2020 should focus on innovative collaborative discovery research, not on technology readiness

Horizon 2020 is focusing too much on
technologies that can be directly
applied. By contrast, there is less
attention for research generating
real discoveries. This what the
League of European Research
Universities (LERU) points out
in a note. In particular, pillars II
and III of Horizon 2020 should
provide more space for
bottom-up research by university
research groups and companies.

Read More (Source: LERU and VRWI)


Jul 27, 2016

Flemish government budget for science and innovation increases to historical record in 2016

Friday 15th of July 2016 the Flemish
government gave its approval to
more than 30 million euro additional
investments in the Flemish science
and innovation policy. Never in the
past more public funds have been
provided. With these efforts, Flemish
Minister of Innovation Philippe Muyters
wants to launch Flanders in the
top 5 of knowledge-intensive
economies by 2020.

Read more (Dutch only)