University of Antwerp


UAntwerp has an excellent track record as to the participation in EU framework research and innovation programmes. It participates or has been participating in 124 7th Framework Programme (FP7) projects. Up until 1 January 2020, the University of Antwerp has signed 132 Horizon 2020 grants, including 10 ERC Starting Grants, 6 ERC Consolidator Grants, 1 ERC Advanced Grant, 1 ERC Synergy Grant, 33 Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, 19 Innovative Training Networks, 4 FET Flagships and 6 Research Infrastructure projects.
The University of Antwerp, situated in one of the biggest port cities of Europe, with important inland water hinterland connections, provides an excellent environment for inland shipping research. This is also evidenced by the installation of the BOFZAP on digitalization and transport, the BNP Paribas Fortis chair on transport logistics and ports and the Dennie Lockefeer chair on inland transport, as well as the existence of multiple programs and courses on transport.

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