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Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

  • VLIZ recruits: Symfony PHP Analyst & Developer

  • VLIZ recruits: Cloud Data Engineer

  • Cut trough shell and Common cockle stand firm in the Big Annual Seashell Survey

  • VLIZ's first multi-robot mission supports submarine canyon research

  • Are you working as a student at VLIZ this summer?

  • Offshore wind turbines in faulted clay layers, what are the risks?

  • The challenges and opportunities of marine carbon accounting in the North Sea

  • Join the Belgium National Decade Committee hosted by VLIZ!

  • 'Blue building' InnovOcean Campus inaugurated

  • Convince us of your brilliant research idea and claim a 5000 euro grant


About VLIZ

About VLIZ

The Flanders Marine Institute promotes marine knowledge creation and excellence through sound interdisciplinary research about the ocean, seas, coast and tidal estuaries. We do this in close collaboration with other (marine) research groups, citizens, policy makers and industrial partners in Flanders, Belgium, and through international collaboration.

  • VLIZ wants to create added value by initiating and conducting research in collaboration with academic and industrial partners.
  • The provision of services to the marine research community, educators, the public at large, policymakers and the industry is a central focus.
  • As a partner in various projects and networks, we promote the international image of Flemish marine research and international marine education.

Discover the interdisciplinary marine research world in the broadest sense of the word on this website!