Birgit Morlion

research coordination within iMinds

Birgit Morlion obtained a master degree in Photonics Engineering at the Free University of Brussels (VUB).
She started her career as a project engineer at the medical faculty of the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles). There Birgit developed her skills as an expert in IT for telemedicine.
In 2003, Birgit was granted a PhD in Biomedical Science at the ULB.

End 2004, Birgit Morlion joined iMinds as program manager and focussed mainly on eHealth and Green ICT projects.

Since September 2010 Birgit became responsible for the overall research coordination within iMinds. As Research & Innovation Programs director she manages the research and innovation programs of iMinds (e.g. ICON), the national and regional ICT-ecosystem and besides that she coordinates the Health Strategy of iMinds.


Participates in following conferences: