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Wim Thielemans receives Research Chair endowment from the province of West-Flanders

The province of West-Flanders has decided to bestow a research chair on Prof. Thielemans to support his research on the development of advanced materials from renewable sources.

The province of West-Flanders has decided to bestow a research chair on Prof. Thielemans to support his research on the development of advanced materials from renewable sources. The official signing ceremony was held on 23 March 2016 in the presence of Baron Jean de Bethune, representative of the province of West-Flanders, Conny Van Gheluwe, director of the Technical University Alliance West, Prof. Rik Torfs, rector of KU Leuven, Prof. Koenraad Debackere, General Director of KU Leuven, and Prof. Marc Depaepe, vicerector of KU Leuven Campus Kortrijk. 

This research chair is part of the Factories of the Futures initiative of the Flemish Government to create an environment that helps local industry transform from traditional to real innovation-driven enterprises.