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Contact the F.R.S.-FNRS administration office

F.R.S.-FNRS Rue d’Egmont 5 - B 1000 Bruxelles

Main switchboard: +32 2 504 92 11 - Fax: +32 2 504 92 92

Secretary General: Dr Ir Véronique Halloin
Assistant: Véronique Pirsoul
veronique.pirsoul@frs-fnrs.be. Tel. +32 2 504 92 04

Research Administration department: Dr Arnaud Goolaerts 
arnaud.goolaerts@frs-fnrs.be. Tel. +32 2 504 93 28

Administrative department: 
Assistant: Myriam Daelemans
myriam.daelemans@frs-fnrs.be. Tel. +32 2 504 92 01

Public Affairs department: Eric Winnen
eric.winnen@frs-fnrs.be. Tel. +32 2 504 92 90

The F.R.S.-FNRS Admin Team is made up of 72 determined and hard-working staff who use their expertise in the service of science and research. The team is made up of administrative personnel, science advisers and the many experts necessary for the selection, and administrative and financial management of researchers and research projects. The F.R.S.-FNRS computer system manages more than 4 500 funding requests, 5 000 expert reports and 2 000 evaluations of committee and science panel members every year.


Press contact, event planning, FNRS.NEWS, the Newsletter, magazine and other promotional tools, websites.

Head: Eric Winnen - eric.winnen@frs-fnrs.be . Tel: +32 2 504 92 90
Email: communication@frs-fnrs.be  

Contact information
Eric Winnen Head eric.winnen@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.90
Céline HUSSON Communications officer celine.husson@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.18
Ismaël NIJST Webmaster ismael.nijst@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.08


Managing bodies

Management of the F.R.S.-FNRS Bureaus, Boards and Committees, Associated Funds, the Guidance Committee (COMA) and the Organe de concertation et de négociation sociale (OCN).

Head: Isabelle Boutet - isabelle.boutet@frs-fnrs.be - Tel: +32 2 504 92 60
Email: organes_de_gestion@frs-fnrs.be

Contact information
Isabelle BOUTET Head isabelle.boutet@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.60
Véronique COPPOLA     02/504.93.31


Analysis, Evaluation & Foresight – Observatory of Research and Scientific Careers

Research policy, financing strategy, scientometrics, research and programme evaluation, statistics and monitoring, identification and recruitment of experts, portfolio analysis, investigations of (previous) researchers.

Head: Dr Raphaël Beck - raphael.beck@frs-fnrs.be - Tel : +32 2 504 92 97

Contact information
Raphaël BECK Head raphael.beck@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.97
Jean-Claude KITA   jean-claude.kita@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.58
Audrey SEGERIE   audrey.segerie@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.89
Juliane FARTHOUAT   juliane.farthouat@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.35
Guillaume HENN   guillaume.henn@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.17
Laurène VUILLAUME   laurene.vuillaume@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.62
Sarah ITANI   sarah.itani@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.91
Leslie KABERENGE   leslie.kaberenge@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.83
Neda BEBIROGLU   Neda.bebiroglu@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.69
Baptiste DETHIER   baptiste.dethier@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.69
Christel AMERYCKX   christel.ameryckx@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.68


Incentive grants and projects

Application procedure and award management system:

  • Career as a researcher bourses-mandats@frs-fnrs.be: doctoral grants, post-doctoral incentive grants, research associate positions and career development, Ulysse Incentive Grants for Mobility in Scientific Research, incentive grants for clinicians (part-time).
  • Research funding credits-projets@frs-fnrs.be: research credits, research projects, equipment, incentive grants for scientific research, Télévie projects, large equipment, FRFS-WELBIO, FRFS-WISD, EOS, FRArt, subsidies for scientific publications.

Management of the Scientific Commissions and the FRIA and FRESH panels commissions-jurys@frs-fnrs.be.

Head: Marie-Christine Fraselle - marie-christine.fraselle@frs-fnrs.be . Tel : +32 2 504 92 20

Contact information
bourses-mandats@frs-fnrs.be : candidatures et mandats en cours
credits-projets@frs-fnrs.be : candidatures et projets en cours
Marie-Christine FRASELLE Responsable 02/504.92.20
Fina BELLACOMO   02/504.92.32
Caroline BIRAL   02/504.92.33
Catherine BROHEE   02/504.92.27
François CORBISIER e-space 02/504.92.30
Daniela RESAKA   02/504.92.23
Belgin FINAL   02/504.92.22
Xavier FORET   02/504.92.24
Coralie GOURDANGE   02/504.92.37
Guillaume HENN   02/504.92.17
Céline HUBERTY   02/504.93.48
Fabian LEBUTTE   02/504.92.48
Olga LEON   02/504.92.25
Frédérique LESAFFRE   02/504.92.28
Stéphanie LHEUREUX   02/504.92.34
Thomas MARIMAN   02/504.92.64
Medhi SEMDANI   02/504.92.63
Véronique SWINE   02/504.92.29
Ioana URSU   02/504.92.26
Pierre GYSELINCK   02/504.92.61
Juliette BERTRAND   02/504.92.31
Damien BONNE   02/504.93.40

Finances and Staff

Support for researchers concerning funding and staff issues, including insurance, bequests and funds derived from bequests.

Head: Xavier Hellebaut - xavier.hellebaut@frs-fnrs.be. Tel: +32 2 504 92 50

Contact information
xavier.hellebaut@frs-fnrs.be: Office Email
Xavier HELLEBAUT xavier.hellebaut@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.50
Management of scientific staff remuneration (pay, tax, contracts, pensions, travel costs, accruals, social security)
Sylviane IPPERSIEL sylviane.ippersiel@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.58
Jennifer SZEP jennifer.szep@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.46
Administrative management of science staff
(income and career documents, mutual fund, family benefits, inability to work, maternity and paternity leave, time credits, workplace accidents, unpaid leave, insurance, work permits, marital status changes, etc.)
Julie AMERLYNCK julie.amerlynck@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.55
Nadine CARLIER nadine.carlier@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.16
Sophie COMES sophie.comes@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.54
Billing (suppliers)
Sophie COMES sophie.comes@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.54
Accounting and banks
Laurence DELVAUX laurence.delvaux@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.44
Annie KAMWANYA MULOLO annie.kamwanya@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.52
Philippe MALFROID philippe.malfroid@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.56
Khalid TALBI khalid.talbi@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.57
Bequests and legacies
Nadine DELVAUX nadine.delvaux@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.51
Supporting documents for the F.R.S.-FNRS and Associated Funds
Nadine CARLIER nadine.carlier@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.16
Karine PATINIER karine.patinier@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.53
Supporting documents for mobility and conferences
Emmy GILIS emmy.gilis@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.38
Tax waivers for F.R.S.-FNRS or Télévie donations
Micheline DELLYIANNIS micheline.dellyiannis@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.68
Denys LEDENT denys.ledent@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.81


Mobility and conferences

Attending conferences, short stays abroad, grants for scientific travels. Organisation of scientific conferences and meetings. Researcher networks: contact groups. Scientific missions, Graduate schools

Head: Joël Groeneveld - joel.groeneveld@frs-fnrs.be . Tel: +32 2 504 92 70

Contact information
Joël GROENEVELD Head joel.groeneveld@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.70
Mandy FAUCHOT     02/504.93.67
Nicolas JADOS     02/504.93.29



Transnational and international projects, bilateral agreements with foreign institutions, specialised institutions, representation within international and European institutions, interaction with other Belgian entities responsible for scientific research, strategic and scientific monitoring at the international level.

Head : Dr Arnaud Goolaerts - arnaud.goolaerts@frs-fnrs.be Tél : +32 2 504 93 28

Contact information
Arnaud GOOLAERTS Head arnaud.goolaerts@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.28
Joël GROENEVELD   joel.groeneveld@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.70
Florence QUIST   florence.quist@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.51
Natacha WITTORSKI   natacha.wittorski@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.09
Nadège RICAUD   nadege.ricaud@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.62
Déborah MATTERNE   deborah.matterne@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.05
Jean-François CHEVALIER Informatique et statistiques jean-francois.chevalier@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.09



The National Contact Point (NCP) hosted by the Fonds de la recherche scientifique-FNRS informs and guides researchers from the Walloon-Brussels Federation about the funding opportunities offered by the European Framework Program for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe, in particular: ERC, Marie Skłodowska Curie actions, research infrastructures, the "Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society" cluster, and the "Widening Participation and Strengthening the ERA" part.

General contact : ncp@frs-fnrs.be
Twitter: @NCP_frsFNRS

Contact information

  • NCP Coordinator
  • Legal and financial Aspects
  • Culture, creativity and Inclusive Society (including related missions and partnerships)
  • Widening Participation and ERA
natacha.wittorski@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.09
  • Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)
nadege.ricaud@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.62
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • Research Infrastructures
mireia.tomas-giner@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.52
Jean-François CHEVALIER IT and statistics jean-francois.chevalier@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.09
Déborah MATTERNE Administrative support deborah.matterne@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.05


Télévie and Fundraising

Head : Caroline Paquay - caroline.paquay@frs-fnrs.be . Tél : +32 2 504 93 44

Contact information
PAQUAY Caroline Head caroline.paquay@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.93.44
PIRLOT Aurélie   televie@frs-fnrs.be  02/504.92.41
Chrystelle SACRÉ   televie@frs-fnrs.be  02/504.93.60
JANSSENS Véronique   televie@frs-fnrs.be  02/504.92.46


Prizes and Endowments

Management of around thirty Scientific Prizes (all disciplines), ten or so Grants and research programmes as well as the ISDT Wernaers Fund (dissemination of knowledge). Relations with Patrons (companies, foundations, individuals).

Head : Bruno Moraux - bruno.moraux@frs-fnrs.be . Tél : +32 2 504 92 40

Contact information
MORAUX Bruno Head bruno.moraux@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.40
HADIM Ismaël   prix@frs-fnrs.be  02/504.92.42
PAELEMAN Sylvie   prix@frs-fnrs.be  02/504.92.45


Institutional and Academic relations

Relations with decision-makers and operators of Belgian federal and federated entities including Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI) as well as with the university institutions of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation. Secretariat of the Council of Chancellors (CRef).

Head : Elisabeth Kokkelkoren - elisabeth.kokkelkoren@frs-fnrs.be. Tél : +32 2 504 93 00

Contact information


Director/Secretary of the CRef

elisabeth.kokkelkoren@frs-fnrs.be; elisabeth.kokkelkoren@cref.be


Guillaume GOBBE




Benoît-Xavier LAMBERT

Database administrator




Secretary/Internal risk advisor

nathalie.leclercq@frs-fnrs.be; nathalie.leclercq@cref.be; sippt@frs-fnrs.be


Morgane SASSI

Project officer 




Administrative manager





The logistics department is responsible for the smooth running of the F.R.S.-FNRS internal systems, including reception, filing, catering, chauffeur service, cleaning, shipping, building maintenance, purchasing and the IT help-desk.

Head : Véronique Pirsoul - veronique.pirsoul@frs-fnrs.be . Tél : +32 2 504 92 04

Contact information
Véronique PIRSOUL Manager, executive assistant to Ms. Halloin veronique.pirsoul@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.04
Michel BEERNAERT Building, chauffeur michel.beernaert@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.72
Frédéric FIACRE Archives, filing, mail frederic.fiacre@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.39
Julie GENDEBIEN Reception, telephone exchange julie.gendebien@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.11
Eve MBIKOMO NGANGA Catering, meeting rooms cuisine@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.14
Antony PANGERL IT antony.pangerl@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.85
Francisco SANCHEZ-ALVAREZ Procurement, printing francisco.sanchez@frs-fnrs.be 02/504.92.69


Gender Contact Person

Function subsidized by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation for all subjects related to gender within the Network of Gender Contact Persons and the Women and Science Committee. 

Head : Nadège Ricaud - nadege.ricaud@frs-fnrs.be. Tel : +32 2 504 92 62

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Rue d’Egmont 5

B - 1000 Bruxelles

Tél : +32 2 504 92 11

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