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BRAIN-be
Belgian Research Action Through Interdisciplinary Networks

The Council of Ministers approved on 5 October 2012, the launch of the first phase (2012-2018) of the recurrent Research Framework Programme BRAIN-be (Belgian Research Action through Interdisciplinary Networks).

The programme is organised around six themes:

  • Ecosystems, biodiversity, life history
  • Geosystems universe and climate
  • Cultural, historical and scientific heritage
  • Federal government strategies
  • Major societal challenges
  • Collections Management

and relies on the funding of two types of research projects:

  • network projects of four years with the possibility of two-year projects and
  • pioneer projects of up to two years.

More information about the programme can be found on the site www.belspo.be/BRAIN-be.

The Belgian Science Policy Office is now launching the first call for network projects (axis 2, 3 and 5) and for pioneering projects.

This call will soon be published in the "Moniteur belge".


Network projects

  • Axis 2 - Geosystems, universe and climate
  • Axis 3 - Cultural, historical and scientific
  • Axis 5 - Major societal challenges

Deadlines

  • Expressions of interest: 21st January 2013
  • Research Proposals: 18th February 2013 at 12:00
    (A receipt will be sent via email)

Documents


Pionier projects (to be submitted by a FSI only)

Deadlines

  • Expressions of interest: 31st January 2013
  • Research Proposals: 18th February 2013 at 12:00
    (A receipt will be sent via email)

Documents


Information Sessions

Information and networking sessions have been held on 13th and 18th December 2012 at BELSPO, Avenue Louise 231 Louizalaan, 1050 Brussels.

More information about the call BRAIN-be can be found on the website www.belspo.be/BRAIN-be.

 

Contacts

Further information can be obtained by contacting the secretariat

BRAIN-be@belspo.be
+32 (0)2 238 34 80 (Fr)
+32 (0)2 238 34 65 (Nl)

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