January 31st, 2021
Ghent becomes patron city for the new research vessel Belgica
The City of Ghent will be the patron city of the new Belgian research vessel Belgica. The ship will be christened in the port city in September 2021. This is what State Secretary for Science Policy Thomas Dermine and Mayor Mathias De Clercq have announced.
January 20th, 2021
Recovery Plan: a constructive first meeting with the European Commission
On Wednesday 20 January, the Secretary of State for Recovery and Strategic Investments, Thomas Dermine, met with a delegation from the European Commission to discuss Belgium's Recovery and Resilience Plan. This first official meeting comes in the wake of the agreement reached in the Consultation Committee on 12 January and the submission by Belgium of a first draft of the Recovery Plan.
January 11th, 2021
The Federal Government and the Federated Entities approve the first draft of the Recovery Plan
The federal government and the federated entities have reached a political agreement on a first version of the Recovery and Resilience Plan and on the distribution of European subsidies between the different entities of the country. The agreement will soon be ratified by the Consultation Committee.
January 3rd, 2021
Best wishes for 2021 !
December 28th, 2020
State Secretary Thomas Dermine releases 11.5 million for scientific research
Secretary of State Thomas Dermine has just granted €11,456,280 to the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique - FNRS. The payment has been made.