Our products and services

We provide a variety of services for people and businesses. Here is a glimpse at what we offer.

What we do for you, the civilian

Every day, Sciensano watches over the health of the population and of the farm animals. We identify new developments and take initiatives to improve public health including the impact of animal health on public health. The results of Sciensano's science and research are published on Sciensano's website, or distributed by reports, brochures and press. They allow you and the public to better make informed, healthy choices. That way, we all can stay healthy all life long.

What we do for businesses and government

The results of Sciensano’s science and research allow policy makers, the scientific, medical and veterinary community to better make informed, healthy choices.

Policy support

Sciensano’s research and applied science are used to help develop the nation's policies and programs. The work of our scientists and researchers helps influence decisions about diseases, hazardous substances, food and drugs, consumer products, and much more.

Sciensano’s independence is guaranteed. The scientific quality of our work is overseen by a Scientific Counsel and 5 Science Advisory Boards.

National coordination

Due to Belgium’s complex three-level structure, public and animal health policy competences are shared between the Federal State, the Communities and the Regions. Sciensano assures the nation-wide coordination of health activities, aiming at adequate knowledge for policy-making. This coordination helps to develop policy, to govern its implementation, and to gather uniform, qualitative public health information nation-wide.

International representation

Health issues transcend national boarders and demand an international approach. As nation-wide coordinator of public health activities, Sciensano represents Belgium in various international networks and assures activities on behalf of international clients such as the:

Aarhus University Hospital
Institute of Pharmacology & Structural Biology
University of Pisa
Stichting Beep
Universitaet Bern
Institut National de la Recherche Argonomique
Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg
Suomen Mehiläishoitajain Liitto
Uniwersytet Jagiellonski
Forschungszentrum Borstel
Universitatea De Stiinte Agricole Si Medicina Veterinara Cluj Napoca
Aarhus Universitet
The Nottingham Trent University
Pensoft Publishers
Universidade De Coimbra

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Discover in a glimpse the services we offer at people and businesses.

Because a work experience should be unique!

Working at Sciensano means contributing to our motto 'healthy all life long'.

Sciensano is interested in partnering to further its public health mission.

Sciensano is the point of contact for public health issues.

5 scientific directorates supported by administrative offices.

For more than a century, Sciensano has been a reference in the field of health.

Sciensano's employees recognise their responsibilities and share core values.

Sciensano must implement all necessary measures to ensure the reliability of its work.

Sciensano responds to emergencies that may affect public health.

Discover Sciensano's activities by illustrating figures.