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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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TED of the Month: David Epstein – Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

June 17th at around 20:00. The whole country sighs a breath of relief. The Red Devils have just won their first match at the 2014 World Cup. And this after 12 years of absence.

June 18th at around 10:00. The time has come to publish a new TED of the Month on the website. As we’re still in ‘the mood’, it simply has to go about sports.

David Epstein gives this TED talk. He questions the idea that we’re always pushing our physical limits. Is it true that we’re always getting faster and faster for instance? Was Jesse Owens a snail compared to Usain Bolt? And what about other sports? Maybe some other reasons play a role, and we might want to lay off the self-congratulation.

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Imec and Samsung Join to Accelerate Innovation in Digital Health

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Imec, the world-leading nano-electronics research center announced today that it is collaborating with Samsung Electronics to accelerate innovation and collaboration among technology companies and researchers working in the burgeoning mobile wearable field.

The announcement comes as part of Samsung’s recently announced digital health initiative, which aims to facilitate the development of wearable sensors that can help users gain new insights into their own wellness and enable them to live healthier lives.

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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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