Science and technology in Brussels
Technology institutes and universities
The Brussels-Capital Region is home to several national science and technology institutes.
- National Fund for Scientific Research (NFWO/FNRS)
- Institute for the Encouragement of Scientific Research and Innovation of Brussels
- Francqui Foundation
- Queen Elisabeth Medical Foundation
- The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium
- Belgian Academy Council of Applied Sciences
- Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Funded by the Flemish government, teaching in Dutch and (for most post-graduate programs) in English:
- Vrije Universiteit Brussel ('VUB') with its partner college Erasmushogeschool Brussel ('EhB'),
- Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel ('HUB'), a recent merger between Brussels-based colleges European University College Brussels, VLEKHO, HONIM and a university, the Catholic University of Brussels (KUBrussel).
Funded by the government of the French Community, teaching in French (and for some post-graduate programs in English):
Several science parks associated with the universities are spread over the Brussels-Capital Region.
- Science and technology in Belgium
- Science and technology in Flanders
- Science and technology in Wallonia
- Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO)
- Economy of Belgium
- Presentation of R&D policies in Belgium (European Commission website, ERAWATCH)
- Presentation of innovation policies in Belgium (European Commission website, ProInno TrendChart for Innovation)