Research projects

Schematic overview of measures related to international mobility

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 has a yearly budget of €754,717 available (overhead excluded), to support  patient-oriented research projects with a specific scope.

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Research Projects JEZ!

In the context of JEZ!, the FWO provides up to € 1,035,523 (excluding overhead) to support two-year research projects on “development of young people on a physical, artistic or psychosocial level".

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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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Thematic call for research projects in the field of the circular economy

The research projects within the thematic call on circular economy cover innovative strategic basic research. This applies to research in all areas of science.

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Thematic call for Research Projects in the field of "Innovation in the Agriculture and Food Sector"

Objective Additional funding resources for research and innovation in the agriculture and food sector in order to accelerate the transition…

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

In the long term, the TBM programme aims at contributing to the implementation of (new) therapies, diagnostic techniques and preventive methods, which, without government funding, would not make it to the patient due to a lack of industrial interest.

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EOS Research project

The EOS-programme wants to promote joint research between researchers in the Flemish and French-speaking community by funding joint fundamental research projects in any scientific discipline.

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Odysseusprogramme

The Odysseus programme provides leading researchers who have built up a career outside Belgium, a start-up funding in order to develop or to set up a research line during a five-year period a research group within a Flemish university, potentially in collaboration with (an)other Flemish research organisation(s), and become progressively more involved in the Flemish research landscape.

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ERC runner-up-projects

Objective The European Research Council (ERC) aims at supporting high quality frontier research in Europe through an open competition betwe…

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