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Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

  • VLIZ werft aan: marien technicus

  • Prowling around in historical maps of the Belgian coast and North Sea

  • Thanks to many hands the World Register for Marine Species is becoming more complete

  • Relive CommOCEAN 2016: up-to-date on marine science communication

  • Art to reveal the secrets of algae, their friends and foes!

  • VLIZ recruits: 8 new vacancies!

  • CALL: VLIZ Communication Award 2017

  • Aristotle's marine scientific contributions still relevant to current research

  • VLIZ Marine Science Day: save the date & call for abstracts

  • European culinary contest for young chefs and catering school students: cooking with sustainable seafood


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!