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European assistance and partnerships

There are a whole host of programmes, initiatives and support measures that promote knowledge at EU level.
A cross-border partnership, additional human resources in the domains of science and technology, assistance with research in your SME… EU support for the development of economy and the knowledge society in Europe are within your reach.

European funds

hub.brussels has been denoted National Contact Point (“NCP Brussels”) by the Brussels-Capital Region to help Brussels entities obtain European research and innovation financing (the 7th Framework Programme of Research and Development, the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme. NCP Brussels also helps Brussels stakeholders prepare for future European R&I financing mechanisms, notably Horizon 2020 and COSME.

Enterprise Europe Brussels

hub.brussels also coordinates the setting up in Brussels of services offered by Enterprise Europe Network, the largest European support network for companies. These services are free and encourage innovation and the international development of companies, universities and start-ups based in Brussels,