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The call for projects aims at providing financial support for micro-projects that will get Brussels citizens enthusiastic about science and technology and about exciting careers in these fields. This year's theme is science and society: how does it work? The 'scientific method' often remains obscur to many people. At the same time, we see a growing distrust of science. How can we shed light on these interactions between science and society? What is the difference between scientific facts, ideologies, beliefs or fake news? How can we make young people aware of the treatment of scientific information by the media and its reception bij citizens, especially themselves? This concrete starting point makes it possible to investigate differences between objective facts, perceptions, subjectivity, and helps young people to take a nuanced look of today's society.

Are you eligible?

  • You are an entity or structure established in the Brussels-Capital Region.
  • The main objective of your project is to raise awareness among citizens about science, technology and innovation.
  • Your project consists of a free initiative or activity that targets all the people of Brussels.

Find out more about the terms and conditions for eligibility in our regulations.
 

The procedure in 3 steps

All documents are available in French and Dutch.

  • ​For projects with one or more partner(s), download the application form below and send en electronic version to funding-request@innoviris.brussels.
  • In your application, you are expected to present the methodology of the project, the pedagogical approach planned to achieve the objective and the expected impact.
  • A jury establishes a ranking of eligible projects according to various criteria: relevance, link with the theme, efforts to raise the awareness of vulnerable groups, etc.

The procedure is explained in the regulations.  

Other information

Collaborations of two or more partners that are eligible for funding for the same action will be given priority.

The financial contribution is limited to € 10,000 per beneficiary. In the case of a project with several beneficiaries, the maximum amount of the grant will be set at € 12,000 per beneficiary (the partners commit themselves jointly to the project, but each beneficiary receives a grant in its own name).

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