In February 2017 UvA startup incubator ACE Venture Lab organizes a five day intensive training program for students, researchers and industry specialists who want to turn their science or high-tech idea into a successful company.
ETH microbiologists have succeeded in showing that nature produces one of the most complex known bioactive natural products in a staggeringly simple way. The molecule originates from bacteria living in sea sponges. In future, it may be possible to produce the agent very easily using biotechnology, making it an interesting avenue for cancer research.
The UNI-SET consortium and the European University Association have opened the Call for Contributions for the 4th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event, hosted by Imperial College London (UK) on 27 and 28 March 2017.
Professor of Computer Science, Paolo Mancarella is the new rector of the University of Pisa until 2022.
Trinity’s LERU membership to influence EU research policy for benefit of Ireland
UCL has been selected as the 'hub' of the new £250m UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI), to be led by Professor Bart De Strooper, current leader of the Laboratory for the Research of Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Leuven and scientific director at VIB (Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie) in Belgium.
The European Research Council has awarded a prestigious Consolidator Grant to UvA researchers Ben Freivogel, Guy Geltner and Christa Testerink.
One of the world’s most successful inventors – with over 400 patents to his name – best known for his bi-metal kettle controls used in two billion devices worldwide, is yet again turning his attention to philanthropy at his alma mater, the University of Cambridge
Multi-centre trial indicates potential for Endomag’s system to be used as a non-radioactive alternative for sentinel lymph node detection in early stage breast cancer