Governmental funding


LIFE Programme

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.

En Mieux

Programme d'investissment commun de l'Europe et de la Wallonie dans des projets de recherche afin de construire L’AVENIR EN MIEUX !

FEDRA: Technological attraction poles (TAP)

The TAP programme seeks to strengthen the innovation dynamic by enhancing the research potential developed on a national scale.
This long-term booster programme centres on the development and use of scientific and technical knowledge in order to devise methods, procedures and tools able to generate innovation in the industrial sector.

Winnomat - SPW

Le programme "Winnomat 2" vise à soutenir le développement de l'avenir wallon en renforçant le potentiel scientifique et technologique des unités de recherche wallonnes dans le domaine des matériaux.

European Regional Development Fund - ERDF

The European regional development fund (ERDF) aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions.


CORNET is designed to provide low barriers and unbureaucratic procedures to facilitate the performance of international Collective Research project to solve SME problems.


De kmo-portefeuille is een maatregel van het Vlaams Agentschap Innoveren en Ondernemen waardoor u – als ondernemer – financiële steun krijgt voor de aankoop van diensten die de kwaliteit van uw onderneming verbeteren. Concreet zijn dat opleidingen en adviesdiensten zoals het opstellen van een communicatieplan voor uw bedrijf.

European Commission Research & Innovation

The Directorate-General for Research and Innovation's mission is to develop and implement the European research and innovation policy with a view to achieving the goals of Europe 2020 and the Innovation Union.

Brussels Capital Region

The Brussels-Capital Region promotes businesses with strong potential in terms of technological development as well as university and higher education through support and awareness programmes.