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Ghent University on place 70 in Shanghai ranking

Ghent University rises from place 85 to 70 in the recently published Shanghai ranking, an impressive increase. Again Ghent University has the highest score of all Belgian universities in this world ranking of universities.
Since 2003 the Chinese Shanghai Jiaotong University has lined up a yearly Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking compares the research impact of thousands of academic institutions worldwide, based on criteria such as scientific publications, citations, and the number of researchers in the ‘highly cited’ list.

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Ghent University is looking for an IOF Technology / Business Developer

UGent - logoThe mission of the Industrial Research Fund (IOF) of the Ghent University Association (AUGent) is to stimulate the transfer of knowledge and its valorization. In this framework, Ghent University is looking to hire enterprising & proactive persons able to develop relations with industrial partners in an innovative environment.

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New technology VIB simplifies production of biotech medicines

VIB - LogoThe final step in the production of a biotech medicine is finishing with the correct sugar structure. This step is essential for the efficacy of the medicine, but it also makes the production process very complex and expensive. Leander Meuris, Francis Santens and Nico Callewaert (VIB/UGent) have developed a technology that shortens the sugar structures whilst retaining the therapeutic efficiency. This technology has the potential to make the production of biotech medicines significantly simpler and cheaper.

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VIB is inviting applications for Principal Investigator positions

VIB - LogoThe Inflammation Research Center (IRC) is a research department of VIB and Ghent University (UGent) with a scientific and supporting staff of more than 200 people. The eight existing research groups within the IRC are investigating the molecular mechanisms of inflammation in inflammatory and structural cells of various organs (skin, gut, lung, liver and brain). You can no longer apply for this job.

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