Professor Peter Carmeliet has won the international Heineken Prize for Medicine, the first time it has gone to a Belgian.
The European Research Council (ERC) invested 653 million euros in innovative projects to support 269 experienced researchers from all across Europe, 8 of which were Belgian.
Fifty years after its creation, Louvain-la-Neuve has become one of the most attractive economic centres in Belgium.
They had previously disappeared from Belgium, and even largely from Europe. But now they are back: peregrine falcons.
Scientists from the universities of Ghent, and Bradford in England, and from the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) have set off for the southern North Sea.
A team of specialists from the Ghent University Hospital has succeeded in restoring the eyesight of a 72-year-old woman with a bionic eye.