As an independent academic institution in Flanders, the Academy aims to support and facilitate scientific research in Flanders:
- The Flemish Committee for Scientific Integrity acts as a second advisory body for complaints concerning scientific misconduct.
- By means of the Contact Forums of the Academy, Flemish researchers can use the Palace of the Academies to organize scientific meetings. .
- The Academy awards prizes to promising researchers, talented artists and outstanding science communicators
- The Academy supports researchers in their international exchanges, thanks to a network of Academies.
- The rooms of the Palace of the Academies are made available by the KVAB for scientific or artistic meetings of an academic level - info about room reservations.
- The KVAB maintains ongoing series of scientific publications.