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
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
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
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
Development of targeted genotyping methods for improved drug resistance surveillance mPLEXABR June 1, 2014 Bacterial diseases, Transversal activities in applied genomics, Veterinary bacteriology antibiotic resistance, genetic determinant, multiplex identification, beta-lactamases, fluoroquinolones, enterobacteriaceae
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
Belgian national Food Consumption Survey FCS January 1, 2004 Lifestyle and chronic diseases food, consumption, usual intake, fat, sugar, carbohydrates, proteins, energy, vitamins, minerals, salt, iodine, guidelines
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 Diabetes IQED November 7, 2001 Health services research
Improvement of anti-TB treatment by study of antibiotic resistance mechanisms TB drugs June 24, 2013 Bacterial diseases mycobacterium tuberculosis, antibiotic resistance, genetic changes, protein structure, mutants, DNA sequencing
Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative - Belgium COSI June 1, 2020 Lifestyle and chronic diseases overweight, obesity, monitoring, children
Exposure Risk Assessments ERA January 1, 2004 Lifestyle and chronic diseases food, additives, contaminants, exposure, risk assesment
Network of pediatric infectious disease surveillance PediSurv October 1, 2002 Epidemiology of infectious diseases
Initiative for Quality improvement and Epidemiology in multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinics IQED-Foot July 1, 2014 Health services research
The cost of current versus healthy sustainable diets in Belgium DIETCOST October 1, 2018 Lifestyle and chronic diseases cost of diets, food environments, affordability, sustainability, dietary guidelines, ultra-processed food products
Antibiotics and resistance AMR-human January 1, 1960 Bacterial diseases
Transversal platform of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology BIOTECH Platform January 1, 2016 Transversal activities in applied genomics molecular biology, applied genomics, transversal platform, NGS, Sanger, sequencing, expertise, training, collaborative research project, service, centralisation, genetics, epigenetics
Central Biobank Platform Biobank April 1, 2019 Infectious diseases in humans, Laboratory of medical microbiology (LMM) future scientific research, biobanking, contribution study results, management health problems, public health
Network of General Practitioners SGPs January 1, 1979 Health services research, Epidemiology of infectious diseases surveillance, sentinel, general practice
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
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
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

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