Sophie Lucas, a researcher at UCLouvain, received the GSK Award for her discovery of an antibody that awakens the immune response against cancer.
Professor Jean-Pierre Raskin of Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) has recently received the "médaille Blondel" for a wonderful piece of technology developed by him and currently used in
Scientists from KU Leuven and Universiteit Utrecht have discovered a way to produce diesel that emits much less micro-dust and CO2 than is currently the case.
Researchers at the Laboratory for Functional Plant Biology at Ghent University have managed to develop rice with a stable folate content, otherwise known as vitamin B9 or folic acid.
Surgeons at Ghent University Hospital (UZ Gent) have developed a unique artificial arm that is controlled by the brain, just like a normal arm.
For the sixth year in a row the University of Ghent (UGent) has the highest score among all Belgian universities in the so-called Shanghai ranking.