Belgium - Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS)

The Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S.-FNRS) is a research funding agency that promotes and supports basic scientific research in the French-speaking Community of Belgium. Founded in 1928, it mainly receives public subsidies, currently from the French-speaking Community of Belgium, the Walloon Region and the Federal Government of Belgium. The Fund supports individual researchers on the basis of the criterion of excellence by offering temporary or permanent positions; funding to research teams; grants and credits for international collaboration and scientific prizes.


Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique - FNRS
European and international affairs
rue d'Egmont 5
1000 Bruxelles
Tel. +32 (0) 2 504 93 28