Belgian Federal Science Policy Company Profile

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Our identity: The Belgian Federal Science Policy Office was previously known as the 'Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs' (OSTC). This name change follows the Copernic reform of Belgium's federal administration.
The department's interventions cover a very broad area. It manages an annual budget of about 517 million euro. Today, it has some 2.700 staff, 33% of whom are university graduates (Federal average: 19%) and 55% of whom are contractual staff. There are more or less equal numbers of women and men.

Our values: impartiality, the service of common interest, a long term vision, efficiency, knowledge and competence... are our core values. The Federal Science Policy Office wants tobe a Federal innovative administration, where creativity and excellence are at their best in supporting the policy decision making and the services to the citizens.


Rue de la Science 8 Wetenschapsstraat


Phone: 32 (0)2 238 34 11
Fax: 32 (0)2 230 59 12

News Articles [1535 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A right to science

Unless forced to do so, the state and federal governments will continue to base law and policy on bad science. Maybe it's time for a constitutional amendment guaranteeing a "right to science."

Belgian beer landscape mapped using scientific insights

A unique scientific analysis and comparison of 250 Belgian beers in a new book aimed at beer geeks as well as novices - ‘Belgian beer, tested and tasted’

Policy Shift On Stem Cell Research May Produce Effect Overseas

Some countries in Europe and elsewhere are looking ahead for opportunities that might emerge from the recent public policy change in the United States that allows federal funding of embryonic stem c...

Student science policy groups receive microgrants to engage public and candidates for elections

(Research!America) Research!America, in partnership with the National Science Policy Network (NSPN), 15 scientific societies and the Rita Allen Foundation today announced microgrants of $1,000 to $5,0...

Dr. Dan Kastner Honored as Federal Employee of the Year

In the October issue of The Genomics Landscape,, NHGRI Director Dr. Eric Green highlights the Partnership for Public Service honoring Dr. Dan Kastner as the Federal Employee of the Year. Other topics...

Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy awarded to individuals, organizations

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University has awarded the school's inaugural $100,000 Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Po...

Volunteers Step Forward: Belgian Scientists Look for Poo Donors

Belgian scientists are looking for people to donate their feces to help with research into illnesses ranging from bowel disorders and allergies to neurological diseases. Reuters Health Information

Belgian Biotech Completes First Trial with New Drug for Diabetic Macular Edema

Belgian biotech ThromboGenics has conducted the first clinical trial of an antibody to treat one of the world’s leading causes of vision loss. Results from the Phase I/II trial demonstrate the saf...

PubMed Articles [1304 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cost-effectiveness of PCV13 vaccination in Belgian adults aged 65-84 years at elevated risk of pneumococcal infection.

The Belgian Superior Health Council (SHC) recently added a 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) to its recommendations for adult pneumococcal vaccination. This study addresses the policy q...

Development of clinical pharmacy in Belgian hospitals through pilot projects funded by the government.

Objectives The goal is to develop clinical pharmacy in the Belgian hospitals to improve drug efficacy and to reduce drug-related problems. Methods From 2007 to 2014, financial support was provided by ...

Forensic science policy and the question of governmental University research quality assessment.

Forensic science policy has been the subject of a series of judicial and parliamentary enquiries in the United Kingdom in recent decades. Forensic science research has been a recurrent theme in their ...

Behind Schedule - Reconciling Federal and State Marijuana Policy.

The Belgian euthanasia law and its impact on the practises of Belgian paediatric palliative care teams.

Clinical Trials [730 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients With Long-term Response to Regorafenib

The aim of this local NIS(Non-Interventional Study) is to determine the proportion of Belgian patients with a duration of treatment(DoT) to Stivarga of 4 months or more in relation to the ...

Improving STEM Outcomes for Young Children With Language Learning Disabilities

The sophisticated language of science can be a barrier to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) learning, especially for children who have specific language impairment (SLI). T...

Acupuncture in the Complementary Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus Type II

This is a randomized clinical research, with triple blinded multicenter involving the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, through the School of Nursing Anna Nery, as a proponent and rese...

Federal Evaluation of Selected Programs for Expectant and Parenting Youth

Under contract to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Mathematica Policy Research is conducting an impact study of Healthy Families Healthy Futures in Houston, Texas f...

Evaluation of the Research to Policy Collaboration Model

This work aims to evaluate an approach for improving federal legislators' use of evidence—known as the Research-to-Policy Collaboration (RPC) - which seeks to address known barriers to p...

Companies [1799 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Belgian Federal Science Policy

Our identity: The Belgian Federal Science Policy Office was previously known as the 'Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs' (OSTC). This name change follows the Copernic reform...

The Swiss Science and Technology Council

The Swiss Science and Technology Council, SSTC, is the advisory body of the Federal Council, or government, in all matters relating to science policy. As a spokesman for the scientific community, the ...

National Black Caucus of State Legislators

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) is a membership association representing over 600 African American state legislators from 45 states, the District of Columbi...

Academy of Finland

The Academy of Finland provides funding for high-quality scientific research, serves as an expert in science and science policy, and strengthens the position of science and research.The Academy is com...


BIOCOM is a premiere life science industry association representing more than 470 member companies in San Diego and Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influenc...

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