October 28th, 2022
The government supports Jean-Pascal van Ypersele's candidacy for the IPCC chairmanship
On Friday 28 October 2022 the Council of Ministers approved a note on the federal government's support for the candidacy of Professor Jean-Pascal van Ypersele (UCLouvain, Earth and Life Institute) for the IPCC chairmanship. The note was submitted by Thomas Dermine, Secretary of State for Recovery and Strategic Investments, in charge of Science Policy, and co-signed by Alexander De Croo, Pierre-Yves Dermagne, Zakia Khattabi and Hadja Lahbib.
July 13th, 2021
Recovery and resilience plan ratified by the Council
Another step forward for the recovery plan. Download the ratified version of the recovery and resilience plan!
July 4th, 2021
Research and Development (R&D): Belgium passes the 3% of GDP mark for the first time
According to the R&D survey carried out by the Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO) among the public, private, private non-profit and education sectors, Belgium exceeds for the first time the European target of 3% of GDP invested in research and development. In 2019, the R&D-GDP expenditure ratio reaches 3,17%
June 23rd, 2021
« The Belgians have their heads in the stars »
Call for applications from the European Space Agency (ESA): 1019 Belgians have applied!
June 8th, 2021
Flanders wants to buy the Dynasty Palace - "The Dynasty Palace is not for sale”
State Secretary for Recovery and Strategic Investments Thomas Dermine reacts to the comments made today by the Flemish Minister of Tourism Zuhal Demir on the Bruzz website. The minister indicated her desire to buy the Dynasty Palace to make it a permanent showcase for Flemish tourism.