The research projects funded in this programme support the « Integral and integrated policy on drugs » adopted on 25 January 2010, thereby implementing the Federal policy Note on Drugs of 2001. Topics: 1) Steroids and anabolics and other performance enhancing drugs; 2) State of the art and lessons for a curative and preventive policy in Belgium; 3) Evaluation of the Belgium drugs policy since the Cooperation Agreement of 2002; 4) The role of perceptions, social representations and new media in understanding the drug problem; 5) Open scientific contributions to the drugs situation in Belgium.

Selection criteria:

– Scientific excellence and international integration

– Concentration around key questions covering multiple competences and offering a coherent framework

– Collaboration with other entities should be fostered (authorities at the federal, regional, community, international level)

Who can apply? Proposals can be submitted by a single promoter or by a network of promoters,

who? 1) belongs to a not-for-profit organisation legally registered in Belgium and having the pursuit of scientific research clearly stated in the statutes of this organisation (e.g. university, high school, public research centre…), and

2) must be entitled to commit his/her organisation in contractual obligations (e.g. full professor…).


1.34 Mio € (global amount of the call); Indicative budget: max. 100.000 € per project (topic n°1), 200.000 to 300.000 € per project (topic n°2)


Mark of interest: 04/06/2018

Clôture appel à projet: 29/06/2018

Catherine Bolly