Partner 4 - Université Libre de Bruxelles - ULB

Université Libre de Bruxelles (2009) with 3.462 FTE = ± 4,850 people (not including the teaching hospital),Academic staff 755 FTE = 1,400 people, Research staff 1,458 FTE = 2,150 people (including 500 researchers under contract and 400 on doctorate scholarships), Administration and technical services 1,249 FTE = 1,300 people132 M€, State subsidies: 31 M€ (24%), Research contracts: 70 M€ (53%), Research allocations from FRS-FNRS, FRIA: 27 M€ (20%), Own resources: 4 M€ (3%)

The Laboratory of Experimental Medicine (ULB 222 Unit) http://www.ulb.ac.be/rech/inventaire/unites/ULB222.html is a laboratory of the Faculty of Medicine which handles all biological tests suitable for (pre)-clinical and has a long experience in fundamental medical research. We produce recombinant myeloperoxidase, monoclonal antibody: material instrumental for the study of atherosclerosis. Our experience has been awarded notably by our collaborations to a Marie Curie research program (European Union Grant MCRTN-CT-2004-512362) and to the BIOWIN Project Walbiostent (2008) a project research in the field of Stents.