Biological health risks

Scientific Director: 

Expert opinions and services

The main missions of our scientific directorate are the provision of services and the formulation of expert advices. Whether scientific or technical, they are always based on applied research, a proactive approach and an innovative spirit. Most of our activities are subject to quality assurance.

Our teams monitor, among other things, the quality of biological medicinal products for human and veterinary use (vaccines and blood products) before they are placed on the market, assess and monitor the quality of laboratories, or assess the risks related to the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and/or pathogens.

Our scientific directorate also provides logistical, technical (sample management) and scientific support to the Sciensano scientific services. The Transversal activities in Applied Genomics service carries out analyses using state-of-the-art technological equipment and research activities. Finally, the service aims to facilitate and standardise the recording of health data to increase the efficacy of research.

Scientists of this Scientific directorate participate in the following projects

Ongoing projects

Past projects


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