Research projects

New programme: Junior and Senior Research projects

The objective of the FWO's Research projects is to advance fundamental scientific research. This happens on initiative of the researcher in all scientific disciplines.

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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 €800,000 to support a project conducting research in the area of the campaign theme.

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Research Projects Red Nose Day

In the context of “Red Nose Day” the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) provides up to €1,000,000 of funding in support of two-year research projects on “young people with mental health problems."

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Joint research project with Austria

To allow joint research projects to be set up between Flanders and Austria, the FWO has signed a Lead Agency Procedure (LAP) agreement with the Austrian FWF (The Austrian Science Fund).

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Joint research project with Luxemburg

To allow joint research projects to be set up between Flanders and Luxembourg, the FWO has signed a Lead Agency Procedure agreement (LAP) with the Luxembourg "Fonds National de la Recherche" (FNR).

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Joint research project with Slovenia

To allow joint research projects between Flanders and Slovenia to be set up, the FWO has signed a Lead Agency Procedure (LAP) agreement with the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS).

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Joint research project with Switzerland

To allow joint research projects to be set up between Flanders and Switzerland, the FWO has signed a Lead Agency Procedure (LAP) agreement with the Swiss SNSF (Swiss National Science Fund).

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SBO (Strategic Basic Research) projects

The Strategic Basic Research (SBO) programme focuses on innovative research which, if scientifically successful, will create prospects for economic or societal applications.

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