Projects

Last updated on 16-2-2023 by Lieke Vervoort

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. 

Acronym Start date End date Service Keywords
Development, testing, and implementation of the Belgian Patient Reported Experience measure for PAncreatic cancer caRE PREPARE February 1, 2023 Cancer centre cancer, chronic diseases
Diagnosis, monitoring and prevention of exposure-related non-communicable diseases DiMoPEx April 11, 2016 April 10, 2020 Risk and health impact assessment environmental determinants, chronic diseases, network, Horizon 2020 programme
Diagnosis-Based Morbidity Statistics MORBISTAT April 1, 2010 Health information population health monitoring, morbidity
Dietary exposure of the Belgian population (adults and children) to pyrrolizidine alkaloids PASFOOD January 1, 2015 June 30, 2017 Organic contaminants and additives, Health information pyrrolizidine alkaloids, food exposure, LC-MS/MS
DNA-debate DNA-debate February 1, 2018 November 1, 2020 Kankercentrum
environmentAL Toxicology of chEmical mixtuRes through aN innovATIVE platform based on aged cardiac tissue model ALTERNATIVE October 1, 2021 September 30, 2024 Risk and health impact assessment cardiotoxicity, organ-on-chip, adverse outcome pathways, integrated approaches to testing and assessment, new approach methodologies
Epidemiological surveillance of COVID-19 mortality COVID-19 Mortality March 1, 2020 June 30, 2023 Epidemiology of infectious diseases COVID-19, mortality, COVID-19 mortality, deaths, surveillance, pandemic, monitoring, infectious diseases
Establishing of Cancer Mission Hubs: Networks and Synergies ECHos May 1, 2023 May 1, 2026 Cancer centre cancer, prevention, early detection & screening, rehabilitation, quality of life, paedeatric cancers, AI, Research
EU interoperability with HERA’s IT platform EU-HIP January 1, 2023 June 30, 2025 Health information, Epidemiology of infectious diseases health threat assessment, public health surveillance, medical countermeasures, crossborder data sharing
EU Joint Action on strengthening eHealth including telemedicine and remote monitoring for health care systems for cancer prevention and care eCAN JA September 15, 2022 September 15, 2024 Cancer centre networks, expertise, cancer
European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance: Belgium EARS-BE January 1, 2000 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance klinisch laboratorium, ziekenhuis, zorginfectie, ECDC, WHO
European Burden of Disease Network burden-eu October 28, 2019 October 27, 2023 Health information Disability-Adjusted Life Years, burden of disease, knowledge translation, prioritisation, public health, population health monitoring
European Federation for Cancer Images EUCAIM January 1, 2023 January 31, 2027 Cancer centre cancer, cancer imaging, data infrastructure, artificial intelligence, prediction model
European Genomic Data Infrastructure GDI November 1, 2022 October 31, 2026 Cancer centre genomics, data infrastructure, health data, Research, personalised medicine, Beyond 1Million Genomes (B1MG), 1+MillionGenomes (1+MG), European Health Data Space (EHDS) Data Sharing, European Health Research and Innovation Cloud (HRIC)
European health data space pilot for secondary use of health data EHDS2 PILOT October 1, 2022 October 1, 2024 Health information Research, health data, accessibility, cross-border, European
European Joint Action of Frailty ADVANTAGE January 1, 2017 December 31, 2019 Health information frailty, older population, European Union, vulnerability, aging
European Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals PARC May 1, 2022 April 30, 2029 Trace elements and nanomaterials, Risk and health impact assessment, Organic contaminants and additives, Platform chromatography and mass spectrometry, Health information, Transversal activities in applied genomics
European programme for the establishment of validated procedures for the detection and identification of biological toxins EuroBioTox June 1, 2017 May 31, 2022 Foodborne pathogens, Organic contaminants and additives detection identification and authentication, Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) protection, biological toxins, standardisation, proficiency testing, certified reference materials, animal replacement methods
European regimen accelerator for Tuberculosis ERA4TB January 1, 2020 December 31, 2024 Bacterial diseases tuberculosis, multidrug-resistant TB, drugs, treatment
European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption Network ESAC-Net November 30, 2011 Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance surveillance, antimicrobial consumption, community, hospital
European Vaccination Beyond COVID-19 EUVABECO January 1, 2024 June 30, 2026 Epidemiology of infectious diseases
Evaluation of impact on reformulation and consumer purchases and diets NUTRISCORE October 1, 2018 Health information Front-of-pack labelling, nutriscore, food reformulation
Evaluation of important aspects of the efficacy of inactivated and live attenuated lumpy skin disease vaccines for cattle GALVmed LSD November 15, 2016 November 14, 2018 Transversal activities in applied genomics, Exotic and vector-borne diseases lumpy skin disease, inactivated vaccine, attenuated vaccine, duration of immunity and protection
Evaluation of the types, efficient use and health risks of application of silver-based biocides to provide antimicrobial properties to face masks applied during the COVID-19 crisis AgMask January 10, 2020 September 30, 2022 Chemical and physical health risks, Trace elements and nanomaterials silver, biocide, face mask, silver nanoparticles, nanoparticles, nanomaterials
Expert Support for the assessment of applications for certificates of conformity, the monitoring of technological developments and research into health effects on wireless technology LNE-2014-2022 February 3, 2014 June 30, 2024 Risk and health impact assessment mobile phone, radiofrequency radiation, non ionising radiation, biological effects, in vitro, in vivo
Expertise laboratory for GMO analysis GMOlab January 1, 2016 Transversal activities in applied genomics GMO detection, qPCR, GMO, food safety, GMM
Exploration of environmental and human biomonitoring data during chemical contamination WEnvHum September 1, 2016 August 30, 2017 Risk and health impact assessment risk assesment, environmental disaster, database, human biomonitoring, impact on health
Exploration of physiological reactions during controlled exposure to a 5G signal in the study of electrohypersensitivity 5GINC January 1, 2024 December 31, 2024 Risk and health impact assessment
Exploring the evolutionary success of the antibiotic resistant Salmonella Kentucky ST198 KENTUCKY January 1, 2020 December 31, 2022 Bacterial diseases antimicrobial resistance, long-read sequencing, plasmid, mobile genetic elements
Exploring the person-centredness of the Investigation to reveal the immune reaction upon COVID-vaccination in the Belgian cancer population: COVID protection and Vaccine safety study REAL-V January 1, 2022 March 31, 2023 Cancer centre patient-centered-care, life change event, clinical trials

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