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Flamac achieves quality certification

Gent BC_Flamac_LogoFlamac, the research centre on high-throughput materials development since 2005, has announced it has achieved the ISO 9001:2008 certification. The certification demonstrates Flamac’s commitment to quality in its services and processes, and its dedication to customer satisfaction.

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TED of the Month: Arthur Benjamin – The magic of Fibonacci numbers

Math is logical, functional and just … awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. And reminds you in this TED talk that mathematics can be inspiring, too!

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iStart call 2014 Q1

Logo iMindsAn 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.

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TED of the Month: James Flynn – Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’

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.

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