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Wallonia (Belgium)

Service Public de Wallonie (SPW)

Direction générale Opérationnelle Economie, Emploi et Recherche (DGO6)
Place de Wallonie, 1 BAT III (2ème étage)
B-5100 Namur – Jambes, Belgium (Wallonia)

Contact Person

Mr. Thierry Lemoine

Phone: +32 (0)81 334 526

Email: thierry.lemoine (at)


Programme general / Plan Marshall:


SPW-DGO6 - General Programme / Marshall Plan
Important remark for Walloon partners

  • All sizes of enterprises, academia and research centres are eligible
  • Eligible costs: personnel, overheads, equipment and subcontracting costs

Aim of the Programme

Special focus on industrial research projects providing commercialisation.
Especially low-tech companies are targeted in this programme.

Funding Conditions (max. rates)

Grants / recoverable advance (TRL)

  • SMEs: 60-75%
  • Large companies: 40%
  • Research centres: 75%
  • Academia: 100%

Specific Requirements

  • The budget for Walloon partner(s) should follow the DGO6 cost model
  • The beneficiary must have a stable financial situation.
  • The beneficiary shall not be subject to any legal administrative procedure.
  • All the information needed for evaluation should be available.
  • The beneficiary must be registered in the region of the programme owner to receive funding and it must be well established in the region.
  • The project must add benefits to the regional economy.
  • A Consortium Agreement must be signed by all partners before contract signature.
  • The duration of the project can be max. 3 years.
  • At least one Walloon company must be part of the consortium.
  • Min. 40% of the Walloon project’s budget must be dedicated to the Walloon company(ies)



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