Data With Destiny

A chromatography consortium has been awarded four million euros as part of the Belgian government’s Excellence of Science (EOS) program. We spoke to two of the awardees, Gert Desmet (Free University of Brussels) and Deirdre Cabooter (KULeuven) to find out more about their collaborative project focusing on the development of multidimensional methods.

June 2018

What can you tell us about the application process?

The grant is part of a new funding program that aims to establish collaborative networks in the areas of science that Belgium is strongest in. Given the amount – and duration (four years) – of funding you can imagine there was fierce competition, with contributions ranging from astrophysics to cell oncology and from clinical psychology to archaeology.