Professor Peter Carmeliet has won the international Heineken Prize for Medicine, the first time it has gone to a Belgian.
A Martian meteorite collected during the Belgo-Japanese campaign to Antarctica in 2012 and 2013 has arrived in Belgium to be examined in detail.
The Belgian Foreign Trade Agency has launched a brochure on the Belgian aerospace industry. This demonstrates that Belgium is one of the major players in this sector.
The logistics centre of Galileo, the European satellite navigation system, has recently been set up in Transinne.
Last month, the American space agency NASA launched the InSight probe to Mars.
Various species of insects involved in crop pollination are having a tough time. The impact on human beings is huge, as we depend on them for three-quarters of our agricultural goods.