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Flanders Smart Hub (FSH)

The Leuven Bio-Incubator provides a stimulating environment in which entrepreneurs in the field of biotechnology can develop their ideas and technologies.

Flanders Smart Hub is a cluster project through which triple-helix partners (industry, knowledge institutions and government) provide a stimulus for the local knowledge economy. FSH focuses on four domains in which the local knowledge economy has strong or promising clusters: logistics, life sciences, cleantech and creative industries. The business developers of Flanders Smart Hub can embed you in our clusters by introducing and guiding you through the vast network of local knowledge actors.

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DSP Valley

DSP Valley is a cluster organization for smart electronic systems and embedded technology solutions. It stimulates entrepreneurship and open innovation by facilitating partnerships, making roadmaps, HR, marketing and communication support. DSP Valley has over 100 members and is active in both Belgium and the Netherlands with strong ties to similar clusters elsewhere in Europe.

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FlandersBio is a cluster organization for the life sciences sector with a particular focus on biotech. It supports this fast emerging community and stimulates the growth of the sector through various networking events, studies and projects focused on entrepreneurship, education and innovation.

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Leuven.Inc focuses purely on creating bridges between knowledge institutions, high-tech entrepreneurs, companies and society. It has successfully forged bonds, professionalized entrepreneurs and created crucial knowledge spillovers in Leuven through seminars and workshops ranging from microelectronics to research on health, food, materials, engineering and life sciences.

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VOKA - Chamber of Commerce

The Voka - Chambers of Commerce for Flemish Brabant are part of a network of companies with local, national and international branches. They offer advice, support and experience sharing to their member companies. VOKA also works to protect the interests of business with the various government authorities.

  • Voka - Chamber of Commerce Halle-Vilvoorde (west of the province)
    Medialaan 26
    1800 Vilvoorde
    Tel.: +32 2 255 20 20
    Fax: +32 2 255 20 30
    E-mail: info@kvkhv.voka.be
    Website: www.kvkhv.voka.be

Country-specific chambers of commerce

There are many more Chambers of Commerce facilitating partnerships between foreign countries and Belgium. The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce has many branches around the world. The Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs has a tool that can help you in your search for a chamber of commerce.