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  1. Marion Debruyne appointed as new dean of Vlerick Business School

    Date: 02/07/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    The Board of Directors and the General Council of Vlerick Business School have today appointed Professor Marion Debruyne as the new dean of Vlerick Business School as of August 1st when the current dean Philippe Haspeslagh retires. Philippe Haspeslagh will remain connected with the school as a strategy professor and has been granted the title of honorary dean by the Board of Directors.
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  2. Is Belgium ready for access to innovative medications and treatments?

    Date: 30/06/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    The Vlerick Healthcare Management Centre is publishing the results of its Oncology Horizon Scanning project which examines whether Belgium is ready to provide access to the innovative, personalised treatments and medications which are in the pipeline. These are mainly for Cancer, the second most common disease in Belgium and a therapeutic field which is currently characterised by a great deal of progress and innovation. In these times of economic austerity and budgetary constraints in the healthcare sector, it is a social challenge to nonetheless provide access to this new generation of drugs which offer significant therapeutic benefits yet also involve significant costs.
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  3. Entrepreneurship only featured to a limited extent in Flemish news programmes

    Date: 13/06/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    Only a fraction of Flemish news reports are dedicated to entrepreneurship, and this news is mainly financial and economic in nature. Only 4% of the news items relate to innovations and creative ideas. It is striking that civil society organisations and politicians play a very active role in the news reports about entrepreneurship. This is apparent from a study carried out by Vlerick Business School, the first to investigate how the various facets of entrepreneurship are portrayed in Flemish news programmes.
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