Third call for proposals

Research programme for earth observation "STEREO IV"
(Support to the exploitation and Research in Earth Observation)

To execute the decision of the Council of Ministers on 22 November 2019 concerning the implementation of the Belgian space strategy, the State Secretary for Science Policy approved the STEREO IV programme on 31 March 2022.

The thematic research priorities are:

  • Impact of climate change on terrestrial/marine environments (data exploitation, monitoring, modelling, mitigation strategies);
  • Advanced Monitoring and Assessment of Hazards (including pandemics);
  • Monitoring environment for improved environmental health and biodiversity;
  • Geo-information for Sustainable and Green Cities.

This call concerns exploration projects.

Closing dates

  • Expression of interest (mandatory): 14 February 2024 at 4 PM .
  • Research proposals: 12 April 2024 at 4 PM .


Submission forms to be completed can be found at:

Document to the benefit of interested parties :


Joost Vandenabeele:
Tel: +32 (0)2 238 35 23

Jean-Christophe Schyns:
Tel: +32 (0)2 238 35 91