Public Service of Wallonia

Public Service of Wallonia (BELGIUM) – DGO6 Research and Innovation is a Departement of the wallonian Administration that promote wallonian industrial companies to finance their research and innovation programs with a series of financial grants and loans.
Subcontracting activities as well as partnership with foreign companies is well supported by those financial measures that are designed to promote basic researches as well as industrial developement.
Basic research – a better understanding of technical issues related to an industrial problem faced by a company is financed by a grant. The level of the regional intervention depends on the type and size of the company and can go up to 70% of the R&D budget. Industrial development – development of the processes, produce prototype, create innovative product is financed by a loan. The level of the regional intervention depends on the type and size of the company and can go up to 55% of the R&D budget.