Welcome to the website of the North Sea Research Programme of the Belgian Science Policy.
This programme aims to develop and consolidate the Belgian scientific expertise related to the North Sea ecosystem and to offer decision-makers the necessary scientific support for drawing up and carrying out North Sea related policies.
Since 1970 the North Sea research progamme has been implemented in different multi-annual phases. The actual eight phase of North Sea research (2012-2017) is embedded in the programme BRAIN-be.
From 7 to 10 November 2016 the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) the North Sea Open Science Conference 2016 in Ostend.