Research Grants

Research Grant

The research grant supports young and/or established researchers with an individual research expense grant.

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Research Grant "Effel donation"

The research grant "Effel Donation" supports young and/or established researchers in the area of oncology and leukaemia with an individual research expense grant.

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Research Grant “Eugène Yourassowsky donation”

In memory of Dr Eugène Yourassowsky who devoted his life to research in microbiology and infectious diseases, the credit “Eugène Yourassowsky Donation” was established. This credit supports fundamental and clinical research on human and animal infectious diseases, including the diagnosis and treatment of these infectious diseases.

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Research Grant “Fernand De Waele donation”

The Research Grant "Fernand De Waele Donation" supports young and/or established researchers in the area of civil engineering (in first instance) or oncology (in second instance) with an individual research expense grant. The "Fernand De Waele Donation" patronage enables the FWO to finance a number of extra Research Grants every year.

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Research Grant “Fortis Bank & MeesPierson donation”

The research grant "Fortis Bank & MeesPierson Donation" supports young and/or established researchers in the area of economics with an individual research expense grant. The "Fortis Bank & MeesPierson Donation" patronage enables the FWO to finance a number of extra Research Grants every year.

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Research Grant “Rik en Nel Wouters donation”

The Research Grant "Rik en Nel Wouters Donation" supports the top-ranked candidate as determined by the Cancer Research Expert Panel, with an individual research expense grant. The "Rik en Nel Wouters Donation" patronage enables the FWO to fund an extra research expense grant.

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Research Grant “Rimaux-Bartier donation”

The Research Grant "Rimaux-Bartier Donation" supports the top-ranked postdoctoral researcher performing research into an incurable disease, with an individual research expense grant. The "Rimaux-Bartier Donation" patronage enables the FWO to finance a number of extra Research Grants every year.

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Sabbatical leave

Sabbatical leave supports full-time members of the independent academic staff of universities in the Flemish Community by offering them the opportunity to dedicate 3 months to 1 year entirely to research. The FWO funding allows them to be released from their teaching duties during this period.

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