The two professors from KULeuven were selected for their innovative bioplastics manufacturing process.
Professor Pieter Van Vlierberghe has received the prestigious 'Swiss Bridge Award 2016'.
Together with the Research Centre Hoogstraten, the Belgian company Octinion has designed a picking robot for strawberries.
Scientists from Ghent have received the 'Center of Excellence' quality label for their ground-breaking research into rheumatism, an illness characterised by joint pain.
For her master’s project at the University of Antwerp, Belgian student Kathleen Vinck has designed the Arnon device for recycling food waste.
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has awarded Professor Wilfried De Neve an Honorary Membership Award for his contribution to medical physics.