KU Leuven

KU Leuven was founded in 1425 and is today Belgium’s largest (57000 students of which 5000 PhD, 20000 staff) and highest-ranked university. In the Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities ranking for 4 years in a row, KU Leuven is no 1. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of programmes in English supported by high-quality interdisciplinary research at both the university and its internationally acclaimed hospitals. Boasting an outstanding central location in the heart of Europe, KU Leuven offers a truly international experience, high-quality education, world-class research and cutting-edge innovation.. The Faculty of Engineering Technology (FET) involved in BIOART organizes degree studies in applied engineering which means the translation of inventions and fundamental research in to usable technologies. In BIOART, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is involved as specialists in 3D-printing, including biomedical applications (Prof Dr ir Eleonora Ferraris, Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory (AML)) and with expertise in design of medical devices e.g. for implant fixation assessment (Smart Instrumentation lab). FET hosts the Advanced Master in Innovative Health Technology. From its nature FET stimulates and works on (incremental) innovation. The Faculty hosts two postgraduates in English, the Programme in Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Engineering and the Certificate Research Valorisation in Engineering Technology