An iStart project mainly aims at supporting commercial development of an ICT related business idea, financially as well as by content-wise. The iStart program focuses on start-up projects with a certain technological inventiveness (broad interpretation) and with the potential and ambition to become a ‘born global’ company. Eligible projects are not necessarily limited to those in the iMinds research domains.
Year over year, people fare better on standardized tests, a global phenomenon known as the Flynn Effect. James Flynn, the New Zealand-based researcher who discovered this, believes that environmental factors play a greater role in intelligence than genetics does. In this fascinating TED talk, a fast-paced spin through the cognitive history of the 20th century, moral philosopher James Flynn makes the case that changes in the way we think have had surprising (and not always positive) consequences.
The office manager handles the daily operations of The Network: Towards Unity for Health. This assignment requires the motivation to diligently handle administrative tasks. There is a close collaboration with the executive team in Ghent and continuous communication with members and partners globally. Your role is to ensure the organizational, communicative and financial activities including membership and conference administration.
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On December 3rd, Imec, Holst Centre and Wicentric introduced their integrated ultra-low power Bluetooth Smart radio solution for a range of smart applications. With a power consumption up to five times lower than state-of-the-art radios and an extremely small memory footprint, this radio solution leads the way to new Internet of Things applications such as personal health monitoring systems and smart home applications.