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Annually more than 18,000 current projects in FRIS

The Flemish knowledge institutions included in FRIS run more than 18,000 research projects annually.  Most of them are situated in the fields of Natural sciences (28%) and Medical and health sciences (24%).  The Social sciences and Engineering and technology are approximately equally strongly represented (18 and 17%). The Humanities and the arts (8%) and Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences (5%)  account for the remainder of the projects.  About 6% of the projects had no science disciplines assigned to them.  The figures for 2019 are interim results (9/12/2019). Look in detail ... 

Annually more than 30,000 new publications in FRIS

Every year, more than 30,000 new publications are published in FRIS. These are mainly (about 70%) publications in scientific journals, book contributions (about 20%) and books (less than 10%). The figures for 2019 are preliminary results (as of 9/12/2019). Look in detail...

Projects in FRIS are mainly financed by the Flemish government

Institutions provide information to FRIS on publicly funded research.  The projects listed in FRIS are mainly financed by the Flemish government (75%).  Nearly 20% of the budget comes from Europe, about 7% comes from the federal government.  Altogether these projects represent a yearly budget of more than 500 million euros. Look in detail...

Each institution has its own specializations

Between the individual institutions, there is a certain variation in the distribution across the various disciplines. The data displayed are those of projects started during the last five years (till 9/12/2019). Look in detail...

The publication profile of research in Flanders

The profile of research disciplines Flemish researchers are publishing in changes with time.  The relative importance of some of the research disciplines has been increasing during the last 5 years such as clinical and experimental medicine and chemistry and chemistry.   Look in detail...