IN MEMORIAM PROFESSOR HUGO BERGHMANS
Merksplas, 1/1/1940 – Leuven, 11/8/2017
Professor emeritus Hugo Berghmans
passed away in Gasthuisberg hospital Leuven on Friday 11th august 2017 at the
age of 77.
BPG 2017 AWARDS TO OUR YOUNG SCIENTISTS IN HOUFFALIZE
Eight young scientists active in the field of Polymer Science and Technology, one per linguistic community, received different BPG awards on the occasion of the BPG Annual Meeting 2017 in May 4th and 5th, 2017 in Houffalize.READ MORE
BPG indoor soccer tournament 2016
The 2016 BPG mini-soccer tournament was organized in Hasselt on September 24th.READ MORE
BPG Annual Meeting 2016
The 22th Annual Meeting was organized at the Hasselt Campus (Faculty of Law, “old prison”) on May 23-24. Almost 200 participants both from academia and industry took the opportunity to discuss on the latest trends in polymer chemistry. During the Annual Meeting, Prof. Craig Hawker received the biannual BPG award for his excellent contribution to the field of polymer chemistry. Both the scientific program and the non-scientific evening event as excellent networking event were highly appreciated.READ MORE
BPG Annual Meeting 2015
On May 18 and 19, BPG held the 21th Annual Meeting in OlFosse d'Outh Resort Hotel, situated in Houffalize, deep in the Ardennes. With almost 220 participants both from academia as from industry, close to the record participation of the 20th anniversary meeting, the meeting was a big success and was highly appreciated both for its scientific program as for the non-scientific evening events as excellent opportunity for intensive networking.READ MORE
BPG in 2014
In the anniversary year 2014, BPG organized two main events, the 20th Annual Meeting and the BPG mini-soccer-tournament.
The 20th Annual Meeting, organized in “De Oude Vismijn”,a festive venue in the historical center of Ghent had a record number of participants, namely 230, both from academia as from industry and was highly appreciated both for its scientific program as for the non-scientific evening events as excellent opportunity for intensive networking.
The mini-soccer-event was the restart of an old BPG tradition, lost over the past years. With 7 teams and 55 participants, it was a success which will be continued in 2015.READ MORE