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The Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenA (in English: Catholic University of Leuven),B abbreviated KU Leuven, is a research university in the Dutch-speaking town of Leuven in Flanders, Belgium, founded in 1834 in Mechelen as the Catholic University of Belgium and moved its seat to the town of Leuven in 1835 where it changed its name to Catholic University of Leuven. It conducts teaching, research, and services in the natural sciences, engineering, humanities, medicine, law, and social sciences.

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3D printing lays the foundation for a new range of diagnostic tests

“Researchers at KU Leuven have developed a 3D printing technique that extends the possibilities of lateral flow testing. These tests are widespread in the form of the classic pregnancy test and the COVID-19 self-tests. With the new printing technique …

New insulation technique paves the way for more powerful and smaller chips

“Researchers at KU Leuven and imec have successfully developed a new technique to insulate microchips. The technique uses metal-organic frameworks, a new type of materials consisting of structured nanopores. In the long term, this method can be used for the …

KU Leuven scientists crack the code for affordable, eco-friendly hydrogen gas

“Bioscience engineers at KU Leuven have created a hydrogen gas panel that produces hydrogen gas from moisture in the air. After ten years of development, the panel can now produce 250 litres per day – a world record, according to the …

Polluted air can generate power

“Researchers from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven have succeeded in developing a process that purifies air and, at the same time, generates power. The device must only be exposed to light in order to function. “We use a …