National Research Funding

On this webpage, you can find an overview of national funding agencies and different calls. Find out more details on internal submission procedures and support.

By funding agency

Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)

The FWO is an agency that supports ground-breaking fundamental and strategic research at the universities of the Flemish Community, and also stimulates cooperation between the Flemish universities and other research institutes.

Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO)

VLAIO encourages and supports innovation and entrepreneurship by funding research and development activities of entrepreneurs in Flanders.

Federal Public Planning Service Science Policy (BELSPO)

BELSPO is responsible for implementing and monitoring long-term research programmes whose framework of reference is international decision-making and agreements as well as governmental and ministerial statements.

  • Overview of BELSPO funding

By funding type


Research Co-Ordination Office