ULiège combines basic research with applied research to facilitate interdisciplinarity and contacts between scientists. ULiège has an active policy to encourage the development of spin-offs.
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From fundamental research to applied research, the University of Liège is at the forefront in many fields.
At the University of Liège, the management of research activities is entrusted to the 55 Research Units which gather researchers around specific and promising themes, in a dynamic of pooling of resources.
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The University of Liège supports its students and researchers in their technical innovation approaches.
Laetitia Delrez, researcher at the STAR and ASTROBIOLOGY research units is the winner of the Paul & Marie Stroobant Prize 2019. This prize, awarded by the class of sciences of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium, underlines the interest and quality of the studies of a scientist in the fields of observational or theoretical astronomy.
Denis Defrère, astrophysicist at the PSILab (STAR Research Institute/Faculty of Science) and research engineer at the Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL), is among the winners of the "Group Achievement Award" awarded by NASA.
Research director F.R.S.-FNRS, head of the laboratory of Cardiology, GIGA-Cardiovascular unit, she is the new president of the Belgian Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (BSTH).
Winner of the Prix Francqui 2017, Steven Laureys receives the Generet Prize, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, worth one million euros for research into the "post-coma" period.
Benjamin G. Dewals, a F.R.S.-FNRS Research Associate at the FARAH Research Unit (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) is the winner of the biennial Princess Josephine Charlotte 2019 Study Centre Award. This prize rewards the scientist's research in the field of viral infections and more particularly in the study of host-pathogen interactions during infections - notably - by gammaherpesviruses.
The 2018 Scientific AstraZeneca Asthma Award 2018 was presented to Thomas Marichal, FNRS qualified researcher and Welbio investigator at GIGA-I3 at a ceremony held in Brussels on December 11. This award is in addition to the prestigious ERC Starting Grant awarded last July by the European Research Council.
The SPECULOOS project - Search for habitable Planets EClipsing ULtra-cOOl Stars) aims to detect telluric planets eclipsing some of the smallest and coldest stars in the solar neighbourhood.
The forums offer a permanent programme of conferences-meetings bringing together the research, business and cultural sectors in order to stimulate creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.