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OCAS is looking for a Materials Science Engineer

OCAS is an advanced, market-oriented research centre for steel applications. Based in Belgium, it is a joint venture between the Flemish Region and ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel group. You can no longer apply for this job.

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European commission recognizes imec with HR Excellence in Research label

imec logoNanoelectronics research center imec announced that it has been awarded by the European Commission with the HR excellence in Research label, a recognition for imec’s human resource policy to create the best possible employment and working conditions for researchers.

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World-first miniaturized fiber-optical monitoring system embedded in composite material

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Nanoelectronics research center imec, Ghent University, and their partners in the European FP7 project SMARTFIBER have demonstrated the world’s first miniaturized fiber-optical sensor system that can be fully embedded in a composite material. This achievement paves the way toward smart composites that enable continued and automatic monitoring of the structural health of the composite material in -for example- tidal blades, wind turbines, airplanes (fuselage, wings, …) or marine structures (masts, antennas, hulls of sail yachts, navy ships, propellers).

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Ghent University concludes license agreement with spin-off Inbiose

Ghent University has concluded an exclusive license agreement with Inbiose, a UGent spin-off company that originated from the faculty of of Bioscience Engineering and UGent’s IOF-consortium Ghent Bio-Economy Valley. The company was founded mid-2013 and is an industrial white biotechnology company. Inbiose has developed extensive skills in the development and production of specialty carbohydrates thanks to a versatile generic production platform.

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