Ideally located close to Brussels and the main cities of Western Europe, such as London, Paris, Berlin and Rotterdam, Wallonia (a French-speaking region in the south of Belgium) lies at the heart of Europe. With sophisticated air, rail and waterway transport facilities, Wallonia is directly linked with all the European decision makers and power centres.

Interreg EMR finances cross-border projects with funds drawn from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). From the regions and from own sources of project partners funds can also be made available. By supporting cross-border cooperation, the programme Interreg Euregio Meuse-Rhine contributes to the quality of life of the Euregio’s four million or so inhabitants.

Direction générale opérationnelle Économie, Emploi et Recherche: les aides financières constituent un des principaux leviers mis en oeuvre par la Région wallonne pour atteindre ses objectifs en matière de recherche, de développement et d'innovation technologique.

Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland finances cross-border projects aiming at a smart, green and inclusive growth. The programme is financed through the European Fund for Regional Development (EFRD).

The provincial government of West-Flanders focuses on regional assignments and projects.

Le programme France-Wallonie-Vlaanderen: régions françaises et belges qui coopèrent pour effacer la frontière et vise à associer des compétences communes tout en valorisant les richesses de chaque région concernée, et ce, au bénéfice des populations de la zone.

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.

CORNET is a network of ministries and funding agencies that combine their existing funding schemes to increase competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). In this way CORNET supports new funding organisations worldwide to introduce pilot actions and schemes for pre-competitive Collective Research.

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.

OVAM, de Openbare Vlaamse Afvalstoffenmaatschappij streeft naar een kwaliteitsvol en efficiënt afval-, materialen- en bodembeheer in Vlaanderen sinds 1981!