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INNOVATION CONNECTING SCIENCE AND SOCIETY VICE-RECTORATE

INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH FUND 2019

INNOVATION & INDUSTRY RELATIONS Together with VUB Foundation, the philanthropic fundraising team, and Crosstalks, the interdisciplinary networking platform, VUB TechTransfer forms the Vicerectorate Innovation & Industry Relations. It assists in the interaction with industry and society.

supporting 17 excellent research groups

Materials

Mechanics

ICT Chemical Process

VUB RANKS 59 IN THE REUTERS TOP 100 OF EUROPE’S MOST INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITIES

Health

Biotechnology & Food

Energy Pharma

Research

Mobility

Electronics & Photonics

Community

SPIN-OFF COMPANIES FOUNDATION

38 active spin-offs 4 new spin-offs in 2019 of which the first came from Social Sciences & Humanities (hbits)

Industry

+20 years of starter seminars

PATENTS 2019 active patent families

146

inventions reported

41

new patents filed

17

pioneer in bringing business management and (technology) entre­ preneurship to researchers. +1,000 participants

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