Eureka and Wallonia

Walloon organisations participating in international R&D projects are eligible for funding through our Network projects, Globalstars, Eurostars and Clusters programmes. If you are an organisation based in Wallonia and seeking funding for an R&D project, your first point of contact is with Service Public de Wallonie (SPW)-Research. SPW-Research supports Walloon organisations interested in international collaboration giving them access to expertise and supporting their growth.

  • 0.19M€ RECEIVED ON AVERAGE BY BELGIAN PARTNERS
  • 1.30B€ MOBILISED SINCE 1985
  • 43 COUNTRIES COOPERATING WITH BELGIUM
  • 7,269 BELGIAN ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED SO FAR

Wallonia offers you

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Partner search

SPW-Research can help you to find project partners by contacting other national funding bodies in Eureka’s network (consisting of 45 member countries). For more information on how to find international project partners, contact SPW-Research or consult the Enterprise Europe Network’s (EEN) online database.

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Advice services and support tools

SPW-Research (through its agency NCP-Wallonie) offers customised advice and support from concept to commercialisation for organisations collaborating on international R&D projects. Organisations who benefit from NCP-Wallonie’s expert support are twice as successful when applying for project funding. SPW-Research offers additional support that complements Eureka’s funding programmes, such as Prime Horizon 2020, which provides grants of up to 10,000 euro for SMEs preparing international project submissions.

Wallonia funds

  • Clusters (2 funded)

    Industry-driven programmes with thematic communities of experts, large companies, SMEs, universities and research organisations. Collaborate on R&D projects of any size.

    Discover Clusters
  • Eurostars (funded)

    R&D SMEs lead international project consortia and receive national and EU funding to realise their innovation.

    Discover Eurostars
  • Globalstars (funded)

    Calls for R&D projects with partners in a specific country outside the Eureka network.

    Discover Globalstars
  • Network projects (funded)

    A flexible programme for R&D projects with any technological focus. You can propose or join a project at any time or take part in our regular calls.

    Discover Network projects
  • InvestHorizon (funded)

    Preparing deep tech companies for Series A investment through an accelerator programme (in association with the European Commission).

    Discover InvestHorizon

The programme that interests you isn’t listed as funded? 

We recommend that you get in touch with your national contact to talk about funding options even if a programme is listed as not funded. There might still be funding available.

In the absence of any national funding support, it is still possible to participate in a project by self-funding.

Contacts in Wallonia

  • Nicolas Delsaux

    Nicolas Delsaux - Main contact/ National Project Coordinator (NPC)

  • Fabrice Quertain

    Fabrice Quertain - Clusters advisor

Contact your National funding body