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Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

  • Prof. Dr. Carlos Duarte receives the first Carlo Heip Award for biodiversity research

  • Blue Accelator test platform near Oostende, Belgium as test lab for new developments in blue energy

  • New animation shows story behind prehistoric drowned landscapes and fossils in the Belgian North Sea

  • Go-ahead for new spearhead cluster on blue economy

  • Exhibition "1914-18 - The Battle of the North Sea" takes a look at submarine warfare from WWI

  • High-tech LifeWatch observatory unravels marine life in North Sea

  • MarineRegions.org launches update register worldwide maritime borders and names

  • Student job vacancies at VLIZ for summer 2018

  • Winners of the VLIZ Awards 2017 announced

  • Missed the EMODnet Open Sea Lab hackathon? Watch the aftermovie


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!