VLIR-UOS – Call 2016: UGent results for Latin America region

(05-07-2017) Ghent University has been successful in 7 projects in Latin America

Ghent University is strongly involved in Development Cooperation and participates each year in the VLIR-UOS opportunities.

For the Call 2016, Ghent University has been successful in 7 projects in Latin America: 1 TEAM project with Ecuador and 5 with Cuba, 1 South Initiative with Cuba:

  • TEAM-projects, Daniele Marinazzo, A Cuban National School of Neurotechnology for Cognitive Aging, Centro de Neurociencias de Cuba (Cuba)
  • TEAM-projects, Stefaan De Neve, Eco-friendly multidisciplinary approaches for controlling and harnessing Marabú (Dichrostachys cinerea) in central eastern Cuba, Universidad de Camagüey (Cuba)
  • TEAM-projects, Arnold Janssens, Renewable energy and bioclimatic architecture improving sustainability and development in ecotouristic settlement: Las Terrazas, Instituto Superior Politécnico "José Antonio Echevarria" (Cuba)
  • TEAM-projects, Patrick Segers, Gait  Assessment Lab, an Engineering approach (GALEN), Instituto Superior Politécnico "José Antonio Echevarria" (Cuba)
  • TEAM-projects, Stefaan Werbrouck, In vitro Plant biotechnology to increase food security in eastern Cuba, Universidad de Granma (Cuba)
  • TEAM-projects, John Van Camp, Improving Ecuadorian child nutrition by using mango by-products as potential sources of bioactive compounds, Escuela Politécnica Nacional (Ecuador)
  • South Initiatives, Piet Bracke, Strengthening co-responsible elderly care in current Cuban context through gender equity mainstreaming and elder´s wellbeing, Universidad de la Habana (Cuba)
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