Scientific and Technical Information Service
Avenue Louise 231
Tel: +32 (0)2 238 37 40 Fax: +32 (0)2 238 37 50
For all actors in research, development and innovation:
Scientific and Technical Information
1. Search of the professional literature
On request, the SIST searches for what has been published on a specific subject in the worldwide professional literature. The result of this literature search is a list of references and summaries of articles, patents, standards, technical reports… If so desired the SIST will regularly check all new publications.
2. Search for factual data
Aside from references to publications the SIST also searches for factual data such as CAS registry numbers, physical-chemical properties of compounds or materials.
3. Copies of scientific publications
The SIST provides copies of articles from magazines, patents, standards, conference reports, other reports, etc. The SIST can also search for documents that are particularly difficult to trace.
Read more on the STIS website...
Information and data in the area of science policy, including:
Structured list of websites relating to research, development and innovation in Belgium (including information sources on jobs for scientists, organizations that provide grants and funding, science policy consultation and advisory bodies, European and international cooperation… )
Website on Belgian measures relating to science policy (in development)
Read more on the Research.be website...
Read more on the Polisti.be website...
For federal actors (federal science institutions, Federal Science Policy department ...):
EUROFED (information and support on European research and innovation programs)
EUROFED, the federal government National Contact Points service for European Framework Programs. This service was developed by the Scientific and Technical Information Service with a view to supporting and keeping federal scientific institutions and other federal actors informed about European research, innovation and cultural programs.
Read more on the ERROFED website...
SPIDOC (Science Policy information and documentation)
Specialized information on science policy: information files and documentation, bibliometric research, strategic watch, …
Read more on the SPIDOC website...
DIGIPAT (Digital heritage)
DIGIPAT is a SIST website on the theme of digital preservation and access to cultural and scientific heritage. DIGIPAT gives information on the digitization plan for the FWIs and Cinematek, on European Commission policy initiatives on digitization, and on international research projects and publications dealing with various aspects of importance to digitization activities: technologies, cost models and funding, project management, fine-tuning to suit the involvement of users...