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Laureates FWO-Excellence prizes

24/06/2020 15:22

The Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) has today announced the five laureates of the FWO Excellence Awards. Every five years, an international jury awards a prize worth €100,000 to eminent scientists in recognition of their research careers. The prizes are also known as the ‘Flemish Nobel Prizes’. The Excellence Award in Exact Sciences has a female laureate for the first time. 

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The FWO allocates 322,000 euros to research in ALS thanks to bequest

21/06/2020 07:59

Today, on World ALS Day, the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) has allocated 322,000 euros to research aimed at improving the understanding and treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The money comes from a bequest left to the FWO by Mr. Van Eyck, who had explicitly requested that the money be spent on research into this neurological disease.

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Science figured out

09/06/2020 11:32

Thanks to a partnership with Scriptie vzw, organiser of the yearly PhD Cup, FWO gives his researchers the opportunity to enter the “Science figured out”-project. Through this project we want to teach you how to get non-experts excited about your research.

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2019, another year of change for the FWO and its researchers

18/05/2020 10:17

Recent years laid the foundations for the reforms that were launched in 2019. In this publication Chairman Willy Verstraete and Secretary-General Hans Willems review this year of change while looking ahead to what’s to come.

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Large scale research infrastructure in Flanders - Flemish participation in international research infrastructures 2020

15/05/2020 08:51

In Flanders we are convinced that excellent research is only ever possible through excellent, state-of-the-art research infrastructure.

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FWO launches special call for COVID-19 research projects

11/04/2020 08:49

The world is hit hard by the COVID-19 virus. To cope with the consequences of this pandemic for public health, FWO launches a special call for COVID-19 research projects. The budget for this call is 2.5 million euro.

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Measures Coronavirus

25/03/2020 16:14

Following the measures taken by Belgium and many other countries against the spread of the coronavirus, the FWO is also making a number of adjustments.

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Special calls COVID19-research

24/03/2020 08:30

In response to the corona pandemic, various European and other partners have launched special calls for research into this virus, as well as…

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Elephants essential for sustainable management African savanna

17/03/2020 08:09

In African savanna wild herbivores are increasingly displaced by cattle and that is not without consequences.

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Emergency scenario ongoing call postdoctoral applications

19/03/2020 15:15

Confronted with the impact of the Corona crisis, the FWO has developed an emergency scenario for the current postdoc evaluations. The fallb…

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