Belgian Federal Science Policy Company Profile

05:27 EDT 22nd June 2018 | BioPortfolio

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 [1357 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Federal Scientists Say Ottawa Has Made Progress in Efforts to Un-muzzle Science, but Much More Needs to Be Done

“Given everything we see happening to federal science in the United States, it’s more important than ever that Canada set—and enforce—the right example for government science.&...

OIP Teams with Hydroid to Collaborate on the Belgian MOD MCM Toolbox Programme

     (Photo: OIP is a long-time and trusted provider of advanced maritime systems equipping Belgian and Dutch frigates as well as Be...

State officials critical of shift in federal pot policy

Regulators pledged on Thursday they would push ahead with implementation of the state's voter-approved recreational marijuana law despite a shift in official U.S. policy on enforcement of federal laws...

All science should inform policy and regulation. John P. A. Ioannidis at PLoS

Our society will benefit from using the best available science for governmental regulation and policy. One can only applaud when governments want to support the best possible science, invest in it, fi...

Science Enthusiasts Call for Science-based Biotech Policies in Uganda

On April 14, 2018, scientists, students, policy makers, farmers and civil society among other science enthusiasts braved a heavy tropical downpour — and took to the streets of Kampala, with variedly...

Justice Department ends Obama-era marijuana policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday rescinded a policy begun under Democratic former President Barack Obama that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws, saying it w...

Trump administration rescinds Obama-era marijuana enforcement policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized the drug, ins...

Inside the OSTP: Q&A With a Senior Science Policy Advisor

Sara Brenner discusses why she took a break from academia to join the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy, and what she hopes to accomplish there.

PubMed Articles [1423 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Controlling disasters: Local emergency management perceptions about Federal Emergency Management and Homeland Security actions after September 11, 2001.

This article examines local emergency manager's beliefs regarding control over tasks during various stages of the hazard cycle since federal policies went into effect following the September 11 attack...

Federal funding for syringe exchange in the US: Explaining a long-term policy failure.

The United States prohibited federal funding for syringe exchange programs for people who inject drugs nearly continuously from 1988 to 2015, despite growing scientific evidence, diminishing AIDS-rela...

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 ...

The need for a formalised system of Quality Control for environmental policy-science.

Research science used to inform public policy decisions, herein defined as "Policy-Science", is rarely subjected to rigorous checking, testing and replication. Studies of biomedical and other sciences...

The Intersection of National Immigration and Healthcare Policy.

Immigration policy and health care policy remain principal undertakings of the federal government. The two have recently been pursued independently in the judicial and legislative arenas. Unbeknownst ...

Clinical Trials [637 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

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 ...

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...

OPALS Cardiac Arrest Database (OCAD)

To provide the infrastructure to answer prehospital research questions posed by scientists at academic health science centers and policy makers at multiple levels of government.

Companies [1764 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

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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...

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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