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Meeting the FWB scientific community in the UK

Véronique Halloin, Secretary-general of the FNRS, spoke at the reception for Belgian researchers working in the UK, held in London on Friday.

The aim of the visit was to meet the Belgian scientific community in the UK and promote scientific cooperation between the UK and the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles.


Opening of the Télévie 2024 call

The Télévie 2024 call is open on e-space.

Closing date: 28/02/2024.

Télévie call

  • Télévie "classic" - TLV
  • Télévie research project - PDR-TLV
  • Renewal Grant FNRS-Télévie - Grant-REN


  • Mini-guide Call 2024 FR / EN
  • Télévie regulations (TLV) FR / EN
  • Regulation Research Project (PDR-TLV) FR / EN
  • Regulation Grant Télévie FR
  • Regulations Télévie Scientific Collaborator FR


Opening of the 2024 Simone & Pierre Clerdent Foundation Award

On the initiative of the “Simone & Pierre Clerdent Foundation”, a prestigious Award will be granted in 2024 to support a 3-year research project in the field of human neurological disorders in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

Scientific Award in Human Neurological Disorders

The awarded project must aim at better understanding the biological basis, improving diagnosis, or advancing the treatment of nervous system pathologies. Research can encompass all stages from bench to bedside.

Amount: 400.000 € over 3 years.

Eligible candidates

Applicants must be established investigators, with a permanent and full-time contract in a University or a University Hospital of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

Applicants must have a scientific seniority of min. PhD + 6 years and not reach the retirement age during the project.

Laureates of previous editions of the Award are not eligible to apply to this call.

Eligible research projects

Eligible expenses: personnel costs, operating costs, and equipment. The Award cannot be used for travel purposes.

National/international cooperation: the project may include the collaboration with research teams based outside the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (WBF). No more than 49% of the costs may be outsourced to co-promoters working outside WBF.

Call timeline

  • Opening of the call: December 18th, 2023
  • Deadline of the call: February 29th, 2024 at 2PM (Brussels time)
  • Panel meeting: May 27th, 2024
  • Award ceremony: October 2024
  • Start of the project: November 1st, 2024

How to apply?

Applications must be submitted electronically via the FNRS online application system e-space by February 29th 2024 at 2PM (Brussels time) at the latest.

The application file is composed of:

  • The e-space online application form
  • A scientific section
  • A short curriculum vitae
  • A complete list of publications

The complete regulations of the Simone & Pierre Clerdent Foundation Award are available here.

The list of the previous laureates is available here.

More information about the Award and the evaluation process can be found on the website www.clerdentaward.be.

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