2014-05-24 /// The Polytechnical University of Catalonia and UGent joined forces on developing concrete surfaces as biological substratum, a concept to increase green areas in cities. The work resulted in a joint PhD on 'Bioreceptivity optimisation of concrete substratum to stimulate biological colonisation' by Sandra Manso Blanco, of which the public defence takes place 3 June 2014 at 16:00 at the the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (Jozef Plateaustraat, Gent).
2013-11-22 /// Prof. Bart Merci of the fire safety research groep, member of DBm is nominated for the UGent Prometheus Award for Best Researcher. The award ceremony will take place on 18 December 2013 at the Aula (Volderstraat 9, Gent). For more information clikc here. To register for this event click here.
2013-10-23 /// The Fireforum Awards 2013 will take place on 21 November 2013, at the Diamant Building in Brussels. This is the second edition of the awards, and this year we have 2 DBm partners which are nominated. In the category engineering offices the UGent DBm spin-off Fire Engineered Solutions Ghent is among the nominates. In the category scientific institutes, the Magnel Laboratory for Concrete Research (founding partner of DBm) is nominated. Congratulations for the good work. More information on the Fireforum Awards can be found here.
2013-10-04 /// DBm will be at the Concrete Day on 17 October 2013, which is taking place at the Constant Vanden Stock-stadion in Anderlecht. Visit us at the UGent booth!