Cooperation with scientific groups provides an important impetus to marine research.
VLIZ participates in numerous national and international formal networks which support marine sciences.
The participation of VLIZ in national and European projects promotes the support of marine scientific research.
VLIZ supports scientific research by marine research groups in Belgium and abroad.
Partners InnovOcean site
Collaboration with partners at the InnovOcean site contributes to the support of marine and maritime research.
As an institution supporting coastal and marine scientific research, VLIZ concludes cooperation agreements with national and international universities, research institutions and individual research groups. VLIZ also participates in national and international networks and projects, and is responsible for the image of Flemish marine and coastal research as well as the InnovOcean site.