Current projects - overview

Below you can find our current research projects.

  • SolidLab Flanders- Investigating and facilitating the use of personal data pods
  • DISCONNECT – Digital Wellbeing in a Culture of Ubiquitous Connectivity: Towards a Dynamic Pathway Model

  • ROLECS - Roll out of local energy communities
  • SCAFFOLD - ePortfolios to scaffold workplace learning in health education
  • Digimeter - Measuring media/technology usage and expectations in Flanders
  • Mobile DNA - Application that shows your smartphone usage
  • Social factors and risk behavior - Untangling the relationships between the online and offline world
  • The Future of Video Consumption - How does video consumption change among young media consumers
  • Chair VRT- Media in a Society in Transition
  • Knowledge Center - Data & Society
  • BESOCIAL - towards a sustainable social media archiving strategy for Belgium
  • OSLO - Open Standards for Linking Organizations
  • NUDGE -  NUDging consumers towards enerGy Efficiency through behavioral science
  • DITUR - Digital Twins for Upscaled Retrofits
  • Telenet Essential Internet - Connecting vulnerable people to the internet and measuring their ICT skills
  • Cyber Dating Abuse – Towards a clear conceptualisation and examination of a heart-breaking online phenomenon
  • AI-CS BAROMETER - Monitoring the state of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cyber Security (CS) within Flemish companies
  • Living in a digital age - Investigating the determinants and consequences of lacking ICT access and skills
  • IN2FOOD – Resolving A Societal Challenge: Interdisciplinary Approach Towards Fostering Collaborative Innovation in Food Waste Management
  • CoGhent - CoGhent explores next-generation interfaces for cultural participation and neighborhood social cohesion 
  • Calibrain VR - How can we build individual profiles that help interpret a person's psychophysiological output with minimal to no extra calibration/baselining
  • DBN challenge - The position of the Flemish data utility company in the market? 
  • Comon - Comon explores new technological solutions to wicked urban problems. It is a collective effort of Ghent University, the City of Ghent and imec to explore co-creative, experiment-driven collaborations between a wide variety of urban actors
  • Expertgaze - The use of modern-day technology to optimize training and on-the-job support
  • Smart Collaboration Assistant - Emergency training in extended reality via collaborative learning 
  • Urbanage -Urbanage explores and experiments with new Digital Twin technology to enhance urban planning processes that improve older citizens’ quality of life
  • Radar-based hand-gesture recognition - Mid-air hand-gesture recognition using a 140Ghz radar sensor
  • ExperienceDNA: Framework and applications - Creation of a digital framework and measurement protocol to simulate and capture user interactions  
  • Valence - VR-enabled manufacturing for ergonomics 

  • Smart Collaboration Assistantemergency training in extended reality via collaborative learning 
  • Gemeente Zonder Gemeentehuis - Towards digital solutions for citizen participation