ULB is committed to the economic, social, and cultural development of Wallonia, where the University is present on its Charleroi campus as well as the Biopark Brussels South Charleroi. The University plays a major part as a source of technological innovation, including through Walloon research programmes in partnership with businesses:
  • Win4Doc – PhD thesis with industrial partners
  • Win2WAL – conduct a research project with industrial support in the Walloon region
  • Win4Excellence – a programme of excellence for universities to fund ambitious research with a strong upstream focus
  • Win4Spin-Off – creation of innovative companies, spin-offs from research within universities and colleges
  • BEWARE – promotion of the mobility of international researchers towards Wallonia and their reception within Walloon companies with an academic partnership
  • Inter-regional aid: BEL-COO, ERA-NET, Eureka et Eurostars
  • 2014-2020 ERDF
  • Patent fund
  • Maturation fund (proof of concept)
  • Competitive clusters: BioWin, GreenWin, Logistics in Wallonia, MecaTech, SkyWin, Wagralim
  • R&D projects led by SPW Energie and DGO3-Environment
  • Projects led by Walloon institutes under the authority of the Fonds de la Recherche Fondamentale Stratégique (‘fund for fundamental strategic research’, FRFS): WISD (sustainable development) and WELBIO (biotechnologies)
For more information about these funding programmes, please contact Flore Keymeulen, in charge of funding in Wallonia, at ULB-TTO
Updated on July 12, 2022