Programma voor duurzame onderzoekssamenwerking
tussen de Federale wetenschappelijke instellingen (FWI's) en de universiteiten

Programme of sustainable
research cooperation
between the federal scientific institutes (FSI) and the universities

Programme de coopération
durable de recherche
entre les Etablissements scientifiques fédéraux (ESF)
et les universités

Launch event / Info session
Wednesday 20 September 2017 / 9:30 am - 2 pm

FED-tWIN is a new federal research programme promoting the cooperation between the federal scientific institutes (FSI 1) and the Belgian universities by funding common research profiles to be performed by PhD's committed half-time in each of the 2 institutions.

This programme will be officially launched by Ms Zuhal Demir, State Secretary for Science Policy, on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at the Royal Library of Belgium.




Registration and Coffee



Opening of the session by Ms Zuhal Demir, State Secretary for Science Policy
The FED-tWIN programme, new cooperation opportunities for the FSI and the universities



Mr René Delcourt, Chairman BELSPO or Mr Frank Monteny,  DG Research BELSPO
FED-tWIN within the federal research programmes of BELSPO



FED-tWIN : What ? For whom ? How ? When ?



Questions & Answers






Royal Library of Belgium - Auditorium Lippens
Mont des Arts / Boulevard de l'Empereur 2 1000 Bruxelles
Kunstberg/Keizerslaan 2 1000 Brussel
How to get here



The number of available seats in the auditorium is limited to 250. Depending on the number of registrations, a live stream of the event in another room may be available.

1 10 FSI are beneficiaries of the programme : Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (IRSNB-KBIN) Royal Museum for Central Africa (MRAC-KMMA) Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (IRM-KMI) Royal Observatory of Belgium (ORB-KSB) Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (IASB-BIRA) Royal Museums of Art and History (MRAH-KMKG) Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (MRBAB-KMSKB) Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (IRPA-KIK) National Archives and State Archives in the Provinces (AGR-ARA)  Royal Library of Belgium (KBR)