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BONE THERAPEUTICS the bone cell therapy company addressing high unmet medical needs in the field of bone fracture repair and bone fracture prevention, announces that it has been awarded a gold prize for an abstract on the Phase I/IIA trial of its ALLOB® allogeneic cell therapy in delayed-union fractures of long bones. read more
ProDigest has been nominated for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 competition for technology companies headquartered in Belgium. The Fast 50 award will be given to the country’s fastest-growing technology company, based on its percentage of growth in turnover during the last four years. The ranking will be announced at the Award Ceremony in Brussels on 18 November, 2015. read more
Tuesday, Belgian start-up ONTOFORCE was named a finalist in the ‘Pistoia Alliance President's Startup Challenge 2015’. The challenge celebrates and awards start-ups that help lower the barrier for innovation in life sciences research and development. ONOTOFORCE, by reaching the final, wins $5,000 and a 3-month mentorship by industry experts. read more
Met FLINK, ontwikkeld door Tibo Grandry in samenwerking met Voxdale, Novosanis en de Universiteit Antwerpen, kunnen vaccins optimaal worden bewaard en is er minder verspilling. Het project wacht allicht een mooie toekomst, zeker nu FLINK (nu COOL-VAX) de prestigieuze James Dyson Award in de wacht sleepte. read more
With the appointment of seven barons, three baronesses, three knights and an earl, King Philip has raised fourteen people into peerage. Most striking are the title of count for the former European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and the baron title for former minister Karel Pinxten. read more
Novosanis, a Flemish medical device company, awarded the best MedTech master project from the Faculty Design Sciences and Product Development, University of Antwerp, on Friday 3rd of July in Antwerp. read more
Prof. Peter Vandenabeele (VIB Inflammation Research Center, UGent) has been awarded the Excellence Prize from the Fund for Scientific Research (Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek [FWO]). Every five years, FWO Flanders selects five exceptional scientists in Flanders who play an international leading role in their field and have pushed the boundaries of their field. Candidates in each of the five domains are selected by an international jury that examines the scientific achievements of the proposed candidates. read more
TheraSolve NV presented its MemoPatch® reminder technology at the European Life Sciences Summit Biomedica 2015 and has been elected by the members of the Biomedica Foundation Board as winner in the category Medtech. This award highlights the company’s internationally recognized innovation level in medical reminder technologies. read more
Novosanis, a medical device company and spin-off from the University of Antwerp, receives poster award for its work on skin thickness assessment using ultrasound & impact on the VAX-ID™ designs at Knowledge for Growth on May 21 in Ghent, Belgium. read more
MDxHealth SA (Euronext: MDXH.BR) announced today that it has been named as one of the winners of the Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards. The awards are in recognition of innovation and excellence that recipient companies, teams and individuals have shown amid ongoing global economic uncertainty. read more