KU Leuven (http://www.kuleuven.be) is the largest university in Belgium and a LERU Charter member. KU Leuven participates in > 540 EU FP7 projects, ranking 6th in the league of HES institutions participating in FP7. In H2020, KU Leuven currently has been approved 171 projects. KU Leuven has 199 FP7 and H2020 Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions, of which 96 Initial/European Training Networks (status: 30-10-2016). KU Leuven is currently ranked as the number one university within the MSCA-ITN programme.
The KU Leuven success in the MSCA-ITN programme is to be partially explained by the extended range of projects won by the interdisciplinary SIM² KU Leuven cluster. SIM² KU Leuven currently coordinates FP7 MC-ITN EREAN, H2020 MSCA-ETN REDMUD, DEMETER, SOCRATES, COSMIC and NEW-MINE (full list of H2020 ETN & R/IA projects: http://kuleuven.sim2.be/sim%c2%b2-projects/eu-level/).
SIM² KU Leuven hosts the Belgian-German-Dutch colocation centre for the prestigious EIT RawMaterials and coordinates 8 KAVA Training, Upscaling and Network-of-Infrastructure projects (http://kuleuven.sim2.be/sim%c2%b2-ku-leuven-wins-8-new-eit-rawmaterials-projects/).
KU Leuven is the lead EU partner in the US NSF-supported I/U Cooperative Centre for Resource Recovery and Recycling (http://wp.wpi.edu/cr3/).