The expertise centre ECOOM maps the Flemish R&D and innovation landscape

Flemish Indicatorbook

Science, technology and innovation are undeniably essential levers of prosperity and well-being in our society. The Flemish government has therefor given frequent and multifaceted attention to the development of the quality and the strength of the Flemish Science, Technology and Innovation system.

Since 1999 the Indicators book is published every other year under the coordination of the interuniversity Expertise Centre for Research and Development monitoring (ECOOM).

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call for papers ECOOM colloquim

On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th of November 2019, ECOOM-Brussels organizes a colloquium on the societal impact of scientific research at the Free University of Brussels (VUB).

Researchers and policymakers are invited to attend this two-day event to participate in debates on the nature and conceptualization of ‘societal impact’, discover methods to measure this impact and to explore the role of societal impact in contemporary research policy.

To be included in the scientific program of the colloquium on Thursday November 28th, potential participants should send an abstract (± 300 words) to main organizer Dr. Nicola Francesco Dotti ( before the deadline on September 1st 2019.

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Innovation Survey 2019

The Innovation Survey of the Flemish Government asks whether companies have sold new goods or services, whether they have implemented changes in their internal procedures or organisation, or whether they have made any investments for said changes.

If you received the Innovation Survey 2019, you can complete the survey online via the link below using the username and password you have received with the survey.