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Research disciplines: the Flemish Research Discipline Standard

The Flemish Research Discipline Standard is a classification list for research disciplines, developed by the Expert Centre for Research & Development Monitoring (ECOOM-Hasselt) in the context of administrative reduction of research reporting1 and commissioned by the Flemish government.

The Flemish Research Discipline Standard is the result of the integration of the 3 Flemish research discipline lists, i.e. the FWO-, FRIS- and VLIR discipline lists,  and is based on the structure of the Fields of Research and Development (FORD) list of OECD². Read more...


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logo ECOOMFor the FRIS projects is indicated by which funding programs they are supported. These funding programs span the various levels of policy (local, regional, federal or international) from different funders (such as the Research Foundation Flanders, the agency Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) and the European Commission (EC)) and mainly concern public funds.  Read more...





Some important public organizations ,which are currently funding research projects, have been included as an additional filter:

• The Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
• The A
gency Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO)
• The European Commission (EC)

By using this filter, you automatically select all projects supported by funding programs managed by the respective organizations.  Read more...