Belgium (Flanders): VLAIO

Programme Profile

Belgium Flemish VLAIO

Name of the programme/initiative:

Programme for R&D-projects of companies.

programme website

Programme owner

Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO)

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)


Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.


Tel: +32 02 432 42 85 / +32 2 432 43 06


Type of research eligible for funding (e.g. basic research, applied research, innovation)
(basic research, applied research, innovation)

Applied research and development.

Funding rates (approx.)

25-60%, depending on type of research (basic research or development) and extra's for small and medium sized companies (sme)

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)

Only companies with (future) economical added value in Flanders are able to submit proposals (large companies and SME's). Universities or Research Institutes act as subcontractor (or research partner). Foreign Companies only as subcontractor without own exploitation.

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

Flanders (Belgium).

National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

M-ERA.NET 2 call deadlines apply for M.ERA.NET proposals

The regular programme is open to all topics with continuous submission possible.