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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!
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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%
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« The Belgians have their heads in the stars »

Call for applications from the European Space Agency (ESA): 1019 Belgians have applied!
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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.
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Additional Belgian contribution to the construction of the "Extremely Large Telescope"

On the proposal of State Secretary for Science Policy Thomas Dermine, the Council of Ministers agreed on an additional contribution from Belgium for the construction of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) and the operational phase of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in the framework of the ELT.
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Why not enjoy the spring holidays and (re)visit the federal museums?

The North Sea dam is likely to be very busy, the occupancy rate of gites in the Ardennes is approaching 100%, tourist stays abroad are forbidden 
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Consultation on draft recovery and resilience plan for Belgium continues

To succeed in reviving our country after the unprecedented health crisis we are experiencing, we must bring together all the forces present and converge our actions. It goes without saying that social consultation has a key role to play in this.
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Revision of the Royal Decree for the implementation of the law on space objects

On the proposal of the Secretary of State for Science Policy Thomas Dermine, the Council of Ministers approved a draft Royal Decree that revises the Royal Decree implementing the law on space objects.
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Integration of STIS activities into Belspo (Federal Science Policy Office)

On the proposal of the Secretary of State for Science Policy, Thomas Dermine, the Council of Ministers has approved a draft Royal Decree on the dissolution of the Scientific and Technical Information Service (STIS) as a separately managed government department
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New buildings and investment credits for the von Karman Institute

At the proposal of the State Secretary for Science Policy, Thomas Dermine, the Council of Ministers agreed on the choice of site for the new buildings of the von Karman Institute and on the confirmation of the granting of investment loans in 2021 and 2022.

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