Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) The FWO is a Public Utility Foundation which was granted legal personality by the Royal Decree of 20 Ja…» Read more
Expertpanels are the beating heart of the FWO. They evaluate the applications for fellowships and research projects. There are 30 subject specialist panels and 1 interdisciplinary panel. Most panels are composed of 16 members, the majority of which are not affiliated to a Flemish university. The panels meet twice a year and submit scientific advice to the Senate and the Board of Trustees.
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The FWO subscribes to the principles of good governance for external independent agencies operating under private law. The document below se…» Read more
The European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers were published by the European Commission in 2005. Through the implementation of this Charter, the European Commission aims to contribute to the development of an attractive, open and sustainable European labour market for researchers. All Flemish research institutions have signed onto the Charter.» Read more
The issue of research integrity has become increasingly topical in recent years. A number of high-profile cases of researchers who do not al…» Read more
The FWO takes great care to ensure that all research funded with its resources is carried out in accordance with ethical standards. Some of …» Read more
The FWO is committed to providing an optimal service. However, should you not be satisfied with the service, you may wish to register a complaint. You can read here how this can be done. If you wish to report a deficiency, you do not need to use the official complaints procedure. The difference between both is explained below.» Read more