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Every day professors, researchers, students and employees try to realise our motto 'sharing minds, changing lives'. Who are they? What do they do? And why?

Daniel Melo

Colombia recognises the vital importance of pollination for the preservation of biodiversity and the various ecosystems of nature, but also for food production and the global economy.

Daniel Melo
Former ITP scholar
Professor Karen Vancampenhout

‘The plant Enset is very important for food security, especially for women and children who rely heavily on it. The plant can keep producing during long droughts, provides animal fodder in the dry season and protects the soil.´

Professor Karen Vancampenhout
Bioengineer at KU Leuven and Flemish project coordinator
Ellen Seys

Studying outside of your comfort zone is where you really get to know yourself.

Ellen Seys
Student NMCT, Howest