Your project may be eligible for a grant. Below you will find all of the grants available in the context of designing a product.

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Belgium

AWEX – Specialists in design

Intervention of €25,000/3 years/applicant. The intervention cap is raised by 50% for starters (SME less than 5 years old) developing a strategic plan for export. It is thus carried to €37,500 maximum over 3 years. For more detailed information: info@iol.be or follow this link.

ASE – Innovation bursary

A bursary amounting to €12,500 which will be used mainly to cover the costs associated with the design and implementation of “prototyping” of new products or services.
For more detailed information: info@iol.be or follow this link.

“Sustainable development innovation” bursary

A bursary amounting to €15,000 which will be used mainly to cover the costs associated with the design and implementation of prototyping of new products or services.
For more detailed information: info@iol.be or follow this link.

Pre-activity bursary

A bursary of €12,500 enabling the financing of costs associated with feasibility analysis, project elaboration and implementation (study and setting up of project, industrial design consulting, intellectual property, documentation, equipment necessary for setting up the project, etc.). For more detailed information: info@iol.be or follow this link.

Technology Cheques

Cheques enabling the financing up to €20,000 of services performed with a view to improving the innovation capacity of an SME. The company’s share rises to 25% of the amount used. For more detailed innovation: info@iol.be or follow this link.

Prototyping – Research and technological innovation grants

Grants provided by the Walloon Region in order to support experimental development activities. Support is via the provision of financial grants in the form of a reimbursable advance, which may cover from 40 to 70% of expenditure permissible within the scope of an R&D project. It enables the company to progress from prototype to product development prior to marketing. For more detailed information: info@iol.be or follow the link.

 

France

Oseo – PTR Prestation Technologique Réseau

Up to 80% of the cost of the service, capped at 10,000 Euro before tax. For more detailed information: info@iol.be or follow the link.

Oseo – Innovation grants

Given to research and development and innovation projects by SMEs, in the form of a subsidy or a reimbursable advance at 0% interest, which may reach up to 60% of eligible expenditure. Design expenditure incurred by companies, whether it involves financing company-internal design expenditure or sub-contractor expenditure for SMEs having recourse to external services, is eligible through various innovation grant schemes implemented by OSEO. To see the various grants in detail: info@iol.be or follow the link.