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Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research


  • High school Barnum Roeselare wins the PlanetOcean@Work competition


    Planet Ocean, VLIZ’s main educational project, is an online...

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  • World Register of Marine Introduced Species (WRIMS) officially launched


    WRIMS – a database of introduced and invasive alien marine...

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  • The IOC Project Office for IODE, Oostende, Belgium has a vacancy for a Web Developer


    The job descrioption will be as follows: (i) Assist wi...

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About VLIZ

About VLIZ

The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is a centre for marine and coastal research. As a partner in various projects and networks it promotes and supports the international image of Flemish marine scientific research and international marine education.

In its capacity as a coordination and information platform, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) supports some thousand marine scientists in Flanders by disseminating their knowledge to policymakers, educators, the general public and scientists.

Discover the multidisciplinary marine research community in the broadest sense of the term on this website!