The five Flemish universities show how they innovate together for a better society

Van idee naar impact

The Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR) publishes the brochure From idea to impact: innovating together for a better society - How the five Flemish universities together make a difference, a realization of the VLIR working group Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) and TTO Flanders. This anthology compiles 45 success stories of university innovations that provide an answer to concrete challenges for our society. Read more...

Flanders Research Information Space (FRIS) wins a Publica Award


FRIS Publica award

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The FRIS Research portal is again a winner! FRIS received a Publica Award in the category "Technology" on 17 March 2022. The jury rewarded FRIS with a third place and praised FRIS as the open data platform that bundles information about all publicly funded research in Flanders. Information on patents, datasets and research infrastructure will also soon appear on the FRIS Research portal. Thank you to all FRIS supporters who voted for us in recent weeks!

De beleidsuitdagingen van artificiële intelligentie

This lecture from UNU Rector, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Member of the United Nations Scientific Advisory Board, Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, will explore ethical frameworks, technical standards, and policy interventions needed to steer. Read more...

FRIS takes part in Open Summer of Code 2021

Logo Open Summer of Code 2020

For the fourth year in a row, FRIS takes part in Open Summer of Code. This initiative offers students the necessary training, network and support for 4 weeks in July to convert open innovation projects into concrete services.

In the 2021 edition, EWI supported the "Open Talks" project to create more awareness for OSoC. By creating a communication plan, the students drew up a communication strategy and created communication templates for use on various social media (twitter, LinkedIn, facebook, instagram). They also got to work on formatting and distributing posts. The result was a dramatic increase in range, up to x 40,000 ! Read more…