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European sustainable economy with Ghent University expertise

Professor Erik Meers (Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Ecochemistry, Department of Agricultural Economics) met with European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen for a direct consultation on 'circular' economy.

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Persian dwarf snake consists of six species, scientists discover

The Persian dwarf snake is wrongly classified as one species, scientists say. New research shows it is composed of six different species, a finding which might be important for the conservation of the snake.

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Ghent University spin-off The Forge stimulates innovation in companies

The start-up The Forge is now officially a spin-off of Ghent University. The company wants to stimulate the transfer of scientific knowledge about innovation to the business world.

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