Belgium is a founding member of the EUREKA Initiative established in 1985, and continues to be a major contributor to European RD&I projects.
In keeping with the EUREKA principles of a “bottom up” approach and flexibility, projects covering “all topics at any time” are accepted. The national evaluation procedure (with technical and economic experts) lasts 2-4 months.
The Belgian office has a regional structure (Federal, Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia) and provides information on the funding schemes, while also offering consulting, networking and information services.
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The dashboard summarises country activity in the EUREKA Network projects, Eurostars (1 and 2) and Clusters instruments from 2013-17. The user can select the country by using the selector in the top right corner.
Number of projects and total (public and private) investment/costs are shown in the bar charts at the top of the dashboard. Organisation type (bar) and technology/market area (pie) are shown on the bottom left. The user can switch between technology and market area using the control.
Technology and market areas:
The collaboration map in the bottom right side shows the number of collaborations between the selected country and other countries across the three instruments. The user can zoom into the map to identify the number of collaborations with each country. If more than one organisation from a country participates in a project, this is counted as one country collaboration (project-level).
Users can zoom with the usual controls, and scroll around the map by holding shift while moving.
The dashboard displays an overview of EUREKA activity across the three instruments - EUREKA Network projects, Eurostars (1 and 2) and Clusters – from 2013-17.
The user can select the preferred indicator - number of projects or total investment (€m) - using the control in the top right corner. Clicking on a row, column or cell in the table to filters the map below.
Clicking on a country in the map filters the table above. Users can zoom with the usual controls, and scroll around the map by holding shift while moving.
Projects are attributed to years as follows:
Raising the productivity and competitiveness of European businesses through technology. Boosting national economies on the international market, and strengthening the basis for sustainable prosperity and employment.