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Our mission

The Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) stimulates and financially supports fundamental scientific research, strategic basic research, clinical scientific research, the purchase of large-scale and medium-scale research infrastructure, and the management of large computing capacity in Flanders.

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The FWO in numbers

Since 2016, the FWO possesses operational appropriations – used to finance our internal operations – and support appropriations – used to support individual and project-based researchers.

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History of the FWO

For more than 90 years, FWO has been creating a favourable climate for scientific research. By providing financial support and stimulating international cooperation and mobility, FWO promotes the realisation of excellent research. This ideal environment for research extends across national borders and is home to a wide variety of researchers.

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