Sponsors

These organisations support DSP Valley financially:

IWT Vlaanderen:

The Agency for Innovation through Science and Technology was founded in 1991. This governmental agency supports innovation in Flanders in different ways:

  • Financial support
    Each year, IWT financially supports a large amount of projects for innovative companies and organisations.
  • Advice
    IWT supports companies and research centres in their search for funding
  • Co-ordination and networking
    IWT promotes a close co-operation between the different actors in the innovation landscape
  • Policy support
    IWT advises the Flemish government when it comes to innovation policy

More information: http://www.iwt.be

Flanders Investment and Trade:

Flanders recognizes the importance of international trade. Therefore the Flemish Government has created the agency of Flanders Investment and Trade (FIT). 
There mission is:

  • To stimulate the international entrepreneurship of Flemish companies, especially SMEs
  • To attract foreign investments in Flanders
  • To support international entrepreneurship with special care for ethics and sustainability
  • To provide an excellent advisory service for Flemish and foreign customers

More information: http://www.flanderstrade.be/

Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland:

Interreg is a funding programme aimed at stimulating co-operation between the different regions and member states of the European Union. Interreg IV is the fourth (IV) phase of this programme (2007 - 2013) and is divided in three different subprogrammes: A for cross-border co-operation, B for transnational co-operation and C for interregional co-operation.

Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland is a IV A-programme, that provides financial support from Europe to co-operation projects over the Dutch-Belgian border. These projects have to contribute to the sustainable development of the border region. For every project there has to be at least one Flemish and one Dutch partner involved.

More information: http://www.grensregio.eu/

Interreg Euregio Maas-Rijn: 

Interreg is a funding programme aimed at stimulating co-operation between the different regions and member states of the European Union. Interreg IV is the fourth (IV) phase of this programme (2007 - 2013) and is divided in three different subprogrammes: A for cross-border cooperation, B for transnational co-operation and C for interregional co-operation.

Interreg Euregio Maas-rijn is a IV A-programme, that provides financial support from Europe to co-operation projects in the euregion Meuse-Rhin. These projects have to contribute to the sustainable development.

More information: http://www.interregemr.info

 

Province of Noord-Brabant

The province of Noord-Brabant also provides a part of the co-funding in the Interreg-project funding.

 

More information: http://www.brabant.nl/

 

Province of Vlaams-Brabant

The province of Vlaams-Brabant provides a significant part of the co-funding in the Interreg-project funding and the funding of our EFRO-project.

 

 

 More information: http://www.vlaamsbrabant.be/

Agentschap Ondernemen

Enterprise Flanders (Agentschap Ondernemen) is a government agency, charged with the economy and enterprise policy in Flanders, the Dutchspeaking northern part of Belgium.

 

Vlaanderen in Actie

ViA/Vlaanderen in Actie (Flanders in Action) is Flanders' project for the future. By 2020, Flanders wants to stand out as an economically innovative, sustainable and socially caring society.

If Flanders aims to be an innovative, sustainable and caring society in 2020, it will have to produce better results in a lot of areas. These objectives have been laid down in the Pact 2020 by the Government of Flanders and all the major social partners.

Each year, the Government of Flanders monitors whether we are on schedule in achieving the objectives of the Pact 2020.

EFRO

The ERDF unit of Enterprise Flanders acts as “national authority” for the ERDF in Flanders.
Our mission consists of two tasks: managing the objective 2 program for Flanders and ensure an efficient and smooth implementation of the different Interreg programmes and projects executed in Flanders.
For the period 2007-2013 Flanders received a budget of 201 mill. euro of the European Union to execute the ERDF objective 2 program. This budget is distributed to different projects through a system of project calls organized in 4 priorities: Knowledge and innovation, Entrepreneurship,
Structural development, Urban development.

European Union

The European Commission allocates part of the EU budget to companies and organisations in the form of calls for tender, grants or funds and other financing programmes.