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This web application of the Federal Public Planning Service Science Policy uses, when needed, only temporary essential and/or functional cookies which are therefore automatically deleted at the end of a user session. These cookies are necessary for its proper functioning and/or its securing, make it possible to simplify access and browsing and also increase the access speed and the ease of use. They can also be used to customize this web application according to your personal preferences. They do not require any explicit consent of the user.

Using this ORFEO web platform implies that you implicitly accept our way of using following “cookies”:

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