Belgium (Flanders)


At the Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Vlaanderen (FWO), the Weave process has been assigned to the "Junior and Senior Research projects" programme.

You can submit projects in collaboration with researchers from the following universities:

  • KU Leuven
  • University of Gent
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
  • University of Antwerp
  • Hasselt University
  • Evangelical Protestant Faculty in Leuven
  • Faculty for Protestant Theology in Brussels
  • Maritime Academy
  • Vlerick Business School
  • Antwerp Management School
  • Institute of Tropical Medicine, perhaps in collaboration with a Flemish or federal scientific institution and/or a Flemish higher education institution.

Weave applications are part of the SNSF's "project funding" instrument. Within this instrument, applicants are entitled to have up to three grants running simultaneously, provided that one of them is a Weave/Lead Agency/International Co-Investigator Scheme or European Partnership project and provided the three projects clearly address different topics.

The duration of the projects is the same in both countries and must not exceed 48 months.

The next deadline for submissions to the FWO is 2 April 2024.

If the application is submitted to the FWO, a copy must be submitted to the SNSF via mySNF within seven days.

The FWO stipulates that Belgian researchers whose project was approved start research in January the following year. Even though Swiss researchers have 12 months to start their projects once the funding decision is made, the SNSF recommends that they liaise with their research partners and coordinate their start phase.