Pilot phase 2023-2024

A pilot project will be organised in the 2023-2024 academic year.

Conditions and obligations

During this phase, a limited number of projects will be selected. Selection will be based on feasibility having regard to the MiRDH datasets, testing possibilities and operational functioning.

Accepted projects will be exempt from fees during the pilot phase, i.e. the 2023-2024 academic year.

Monthly meetings will be organised with the research teams to obtain feedback on various aspects of the MiRDH (such as the procedure, IT infrastructure, dataset preparation, website content, etc.).


The application form can be foundĀ here.


  • Deadline: Applications should be submitted by 17 May 2023.
  • Notification: Acceptances will be notified by 16 June 2023.
  • Researchers must sign a research and confidentiality agreement with the National Bank of Belgium.
  • Data use: Datasets will be prepared and ready for use by September 2023.