FRIS Research portal is winner of Agoria e-Gov Awards 2018

The FRIS research portal won the fifteenth edition of the Agoria e-Gov Awards. We won both in the category "Open data" and "Best project". Read more... Learn more about FRIS in our information brochure.

FRISEARCH: the result of Summer of Code 2019

Summer of Code

Students experimented 4 weeks with the FRIS data to improve the search function and build interactive charts. Have a look here...

Flemish Research Discipline Standard

DisciplinesOn 9 April 2019, the FRIS Research Portal migrated from the FRIS research disciplines to the Flemish Research Discipline Standard. The Flemish Research Discipline Standard, developed by the Expert Centre for Research & Development Monitoring (ECOOM) and commissioned by the Flemish government, is a hierarchical and semantically enriched classification list for research disciplines. The Flemish Research Discipline Standard replaces the numerous research discipline classification lists that have been used in Flanders in the past years and is implemented as a standard by numerous users (FRIS, FWO, VLIR, ...) and stakeholders (universities, university colleges, research institutions, ...) in Flanders. The Flemish Research Discipline Standard is unique because it offers the most granular research discipline classification worldwide where every discipline is provided with a definition that semantically describes what is included in that particular discipline. Read more...

 

FRIS at Open Belgium 2019

Open Belgium 2019

FRIS will be a guest at Open Belgium 2019 and will bring a session about how opening up data on publicly funded research became a driver of innovation in Flanders.  Read more...

Ministers Muyters and Crevits support also in 2018 the STEM academy network

STEM academy

The Flemish Government decided to support the STEM academies in Flanders in 2018 with 305,000 euros. This confirms her commitment to the STEM action plan for the development of a full-fledged leisure offer around STEM. Read more...

Flanders Make: 15 million euro for West Flanders branch

Logo Flanders Make

The Flemish government has decided to recognize Flanders Make definitely as a strategic research center (SOC) for the manufacturing industry and the technology sector. Also a new branch in West Flanders will be established, which will mainly focus on production innovation. Read more...