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H2020 Calls

Secure societies

DL: 14 November 2018 -  SECURE SOCIETIES- protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens call for proposals 2018 is opened. The core of research in this area is the development of new products to meet the needs of security practitioners. Research is not just about developing...
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Preventing metastasis by stopping cancer cells from...

Olivier Feron, a UCLouvain researcher, studies how cancer spreads through the body via metastasis. His major discovery was that cancer cells multiply by using lipids as food. His latest discovery, published in the scientific journal Nature Communications, is that lipid storage promotes...
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UCLouvain connects our smartphones to the Internet

1 in 8 smartphones in the world uses a UCLouvain technology.  It combines separate Internet access networks, fixed and mobile, to allow a stable (uninterrupted), fast and secure connection. Practical applications? Fast and transparent switchover between Wi-Fi and 4G on smartphones; a...
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132 grams to communicate with Mars

On behalf of the ESA, UCLouvain has developed antennas for the LaRa instrument that will go to Mars in 2020 to study the red planet’s habitability. From concept to creation, the antennas were manufactured in three months – quite a feat! The originality of UCLouvain’s concept: the...
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UCLouvain makes the heart of Mars speak

Exploring the heart (core) of Mars will elucidate the red planet’s evolution and thus determine whether life would be possible in the future. In 2020 the ExoMars mission will send a platform with the LaRa, a 100% Belgian-made instrument, supervised by UCLouvain researcher Véronique...
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