Projects

Last updated on 11-10-2018 by Pierre Daubresse

Our research projects illustrate the important role science and research plays at Sciensano. You can explore how science is conducted and the many types of science performed at Sciensano. You can find out about our partnerships and how Sciensano invests in research. You can also access reports and publications related to Sciensano’s scientific activities and discover the faces and places that make science happen at Sciensano. It illustrates our contribution to healthy all life long.

Acronym Start date End date Service Keywords
Initiative for Quality improvement and Epidemiology in multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinics IQED-Foot July 1, 2014 Health services research
Next Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics for Public Health NGS&Bio-IT February 2, 2015 Transversal activities in applied genomics whole genome sequencing, bioinformatics, pathogen, public health
Belgian contribution to the international Orphanet portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs OrphanetBelgium January 1, 1997 Health services research rare diseases and disorders, orphan drugs, database, world wide web, availability of Health Services
Healthy Food Environment Policy Index Food-EPI October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases accountability, government, food environments, policy implementation
TekenNet/TiquesNet/ZeckenNet TiquesNet June 1, 2015 Epidemiology of infectious diseases ticks, tick bites, risk map, citizen surveillance, prevention, Lyme borreliosis
Local Health Interview Survey LHIS September 25, 2017 survey, health status, lifestyle, medical consumption, prevention
BCCM/IHEM fungi collection: human and animal health BCCM/IHEM January 1, 2016 Mycology and aerobiology
National reference center for bacterial meningitis and gastrointestinal diseases NRC bactMeng&gastro January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
Communication with communities Communication with communities January 2, 2012 Infectious diseases in humans, Laboratory of medical microbiology (LMM) Laboratory, Medical Microbiology, Belgian Communities, infectious diseases, medical advice, logistical support, sample management, data on infectious diseases
Network of General Practitioners SGPs January 1, 1979 Health services research, Epidemiology of infectious diseases surveillance, sentinel, general practice
The Orphanet Encyclopedia, Terminology and Website in Dutch OrphaDutch January 1, 2013 Health services research rare diseases and disorders, orphan drugs, world wide web, accessibility of Health Services, terminology, Snomed-CT, nomenclature, disease coding
Belgian neuromuscular diseases registry BNMDR January 1, 2008 Health services research neuromuscular diseases, register
Database of substances known by the Member States of the Council of Europe and used in food contact materials FCM Dbase January 1, 2018 Organic contaminants and additives database, food contact materials, QSAR, legislation, Council of Europe, risk indicator
Surveillance of pollen and fungal spores in the outdoor air in Belgium AirAllergy January 1, 1982 Mycology and aerobiology pollen, rhinitis, allergy
National Reference Laboratory for Trace Elements in food and feed, for Nanomaterials and for Food Contact Materials NRL-TE; NRL-NANO; NRL-FCM January 1, 2017 Trace elements and nanomaterials metals, trace elements, migration, food contact materials, nanomaterials
National Reference Center for tuberculosis and mycobacteria NRC Tuberc&myco January 1, 1990 Bacterial diseases
Assessment of the toxicity of pesticides for agricultural use at national and international level PESTBIONAT & PESTINT January 2, 1990 Risk and health impact assessment pesticides, plant protection products, toxicity, hazard and risk assessment
Diagnosis-Based Morbidity Statistics MORBISTAT April 1, 2010 Lifestyle and chronic diseases population health monitoring, morbidity
Quality indicators for infection prevention and control in acute hospitals NSIH_QI January 1, 2011 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance quality indicators, infection prevention and control, acute hospitals
Clinical Biology LMM LMM June 1, 2011 Infectious diseases in humans, Laboratory of medical microbiology (LMM) Laboratory, Medical Microbiology, clinical biology, test validation, quality control, communication improvement, clinical relevance optimisation, medical collaboration, medical contacts, Belgian Communities, medical expert advice
Belgian Genetic Test Database BGTD September 1, 2017 Health services research rare disease, genetic test, website, Orphanet, genetic centre
Evaluation of impact on reformulation and consumer purchases and diets NUTRISCORE October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases Front-of-pack labelling, nutriscore, food reformulation
Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry BCFR October 1, 2006 Health services research Cystic fibrosis, Registry, Quality of care
Surveillance of Belgian honeybees colonies mortality 2017-2018 HealthyBee September 22, 2016 Veterinary epidemiology honeybee, mortality, bee health surveillance, Apis Mellifera, random forest, Varroa Destructor, apiary management, risk factors
Preparation of an epidemiological response tool in the event of a sanitary crisis due to a chemical accident EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS November 3, 2014 Risk and health impact assessment crises, chemical accident, emergency preparedness, biomonitoring
Business Impact Assessment on Obesity and Population Level Nutrition BIA-Obesity October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases accountability, food industry, food reformulation, food labelling, food marketing, commitments, performance
Molecular database foodborne outbreak MolDbFBO October 1, 2016 Foodborne pathogens, Bacterial diseases, Transversal activities in applied genomics foodborne pathogens, typing, molecular database, outbreak investigation
Central Registry Rare Diseases CRRD January 1, 2012 Health services research patient registry, rare diseases, epidemiology, genetic centre, ORPHA-code, Healthdata.be, clinical trial recruitment, common data set
Food monitoring system to track the nutritional quality of food products on the Belgian market NUTRITRACK October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases nutritional quality, food monitoring, sugar, salt, saturated fat, energy, food supply, food reformulation
Initiative for Quality Improvement and Epidemiology in Children and Adolescents with Diabetes IQECAD February 1, 2009 Health services research Diabetes, diabetes care, diabetic children, diabetic adolescents, young diabetic patients, quality improvement, audit-feedback

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