Research projects

Research project

Research projects are initiated by the researchers. The objective of the FWO's Research projects is to advance fundamental scientific research.

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Research project Kom op tegen Kanker

In the context of the ‘Kom op tegen Kanker’ campaign, the FWO awards an allowance of €500,000 to support a project conducting research in the area of the campaign theme.

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Research Project “Belgian Red Cross-Flanders”

Objective In the context of the campaigns of the “Rode Kruis Vlaanderen” (Belgian Red Cross-Flanders) the Research Foundation – Flanders (FW…

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Research Projects “Red Nose Day: young people with mental health problems”

Objective In the context of “Red Nose Day” the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) provides up to €475,000 of funding in support of two-yea…

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SBO (Strategic Basic Research) projects

Objective The Strategic Basic Research (SBO) programme focuses on innovative research which, if scientifically successful, will create prosp…

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TBM (Applied Biomedical Research with a Primary Social finality) projects

Objective In the long term, the TBM programme aims at contributing to the implementation of (new) therapies, diagnostic techniques and preve…

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Odysseusprogramme

The Odysseus programme supports outstanding researchers who have built up a career outside Flanders. The programme provides start-up funding in order to develop a research group within a Flemish university or to set up a research line and become progressively more involved in the Flemish research establishment.

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Big Science projects

The Big Science programme supports research projects at major international research facilities, the membership for which is paid for by the Belgian Federal or Flemish government.  This enables Flemish researchers to carry out fundamental research at major research infrastructures that transcend the national level.

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EOS Research project

Objective The EOS-programme wants to promote joint research between researchers in the Flemish and French-speaking community by funding join…

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