Ilja Voets has won an ERC Starting Grant for her research into the 'antifreeze' mechanism that allows polar fish to survive under extreme conditions. She plans to use the resulting knowledge to design and produce new, macromolecular antifreeze materials for applications like medicines, crops and coatings. The grant has a value of 1.66 million euros.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Parktheater, the theatre was open for all kinds of activities from 9:00 onwards for a 50-day period. It has been decided that one of these activities, the daily lunch, will continue.