• Belgian conference on ERC grants
    Results and potential impact

    Monday 20 March 2017, 13:00 – 20:00

    Palace of Academies

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  • Belgian conference on ERC grants

    In the framework of the celebration of ERC’s 10th anniversary in 2017, a conference on the potential impact of ERC grants is organized by the Belgian ERC NCPs of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), the Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) and the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO). The conference is organized to encourage the debate on (potential) impact of scientific research and to celebrate the ERC grantees in Belgian Host Institutions of these first ten years.

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In the framework of the celebration of ERC’s 10th anniversary in 2017, a conference on the potential impact of ERC grants is organized by the Belgian ERC NCPs of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), the Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) and the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO). The conference is organized to encourage the debate on (potential) impact of scientific research and to celebrate the ERC grantees in Belgian Host Institutions of these first ten years.

Add to My Calendar 2017-03-20 13:00:00 2017-03-20 20:00:00 Europe/Paris Belgian conference on ERC grants In the framework of the celebration of ERC’s 10th anniversary in 2017, a conference on the potential impact of ERC grants is organized by the Belgian ERC NCPs of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), the Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) and the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO). The conference is organized to encourage the debate on (potential) impact of scientific research and to celebrate the ERC grantees in Belgian Host Institutions of these first ten years. Brussels F.R.S.-FNRS jfc@frs-fnrs.be

THE PROGRAMME

Registration – coffee

13:00

Welcome

13:30

The ERC, a success story for the EU

by Prof. Reinhilde Veugelers, member ERC Scientific Council and member of the working group on Key Performance Indicators

13:35

Overview of study “Qualitative Evaluation of completed projects funded by the European Research Council” and future outlook

by Jose Labastida, Head of Scientific Management Department, ERCEA

14:05

Questions & Answers

14:35

Coffee break

15:00

Testimonies of Belgian ERC grant holders

by Prof. Ann Heylighen, KU Leuven, Starting grant 2007 (SH1) “AIDA” and Proof of Concept grant 2012 “Rent-a-Spatialist”
Prof. Cédric Blanpain, Université libre de Bruxelles, Starting grant 2007 (LS6) “CancerStem” and Consolidator grant 2013 (LS3) “Expand”
Prof. Jo Van Steenbergen, Universiteit Gent, Starting grant 2009 (SH6) “MMS” and Consolidator grant 2015 (SH6) “MMS-II”

15:20

Questions & Answers

16:20

Panel discussion – ERC as example

by Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, president ERC
Dr. Hans Willems, Secretary General, FWO
Dr. Véronique Halloin, Secretary General, F.R.S.-FNRS
Prof. Liliane Schoofs, vice rector research policy KU Leuven
Prof. Vincent Blondel, Rector of Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) and vice-president Conseil des recteurs (CRef)
Prof. Véronique Dehant, Head of Section, Royal Observatory of Belgium

16:30

Questions & Answers

17:30

Closure

17:55

ERC 10 years celebration drink

18:00

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THE VENUE

Palace of Academies
Hertogsstraat/Rue Ducale 1, 1000 Brussels
Troonzaal/Salle du Trône


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ADDRESS

Palace of Academies
Hertogsstraat/Rue Ducale 1, 1000 Brussels
Troonzaal/Salle du Trône

SNCB-NMBS: Bruxelles-Central/Brussel-Centraal or Bruxelles-Luxembourg/Brussel-Luxemburg
MIVB-STIB: Troon/Trône

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CONTACT

PRESENTATIONS

ERC 10 Years - Presentations

Please, click on the “download button” to download all the presentations in .zip file.

PICTURES

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