Learn about all the subsidies given to Brussels-based companies to support their international expansion.

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Export incentives

To help you meet the costs involved in seeking out new markets, the Brussels-Capital Region has 5 export incentives available covering the main aspects of seeking out international opportunities:
  • Promotion aimed at foreign markets
  • Canvassing abroad
  • International trade fairs
  • Responding to calls for tender
  • Setting up representative offices outside of the European Union.
Be aware about the deadlines for the submission of your application : you have to observe a waiting period of 1 to several days before the lauching of your export project (See the section "How to apply ?" for the incentive requested).
Attention: Brussels Invest & Export can provide you with information prior to your application for financial incentives but application cannot be made via Brussels Invest & Export. The Direction des Aides aux Entreprises is the only body competent to receive and process your application. You will find its contact details on the application form.

Attend a training course or use the services of a consultant

Other regional subsidies for SMEs and self-employed people help you to improve the international competitiveness of your business by:


Your export operations require significant investments, i.e. adjusting production capacity, putting in place appropriate logistics, acquiring new skills, etc.
Exportbru, a subsidiary of the Brussels Regional Investment Agency, can help you to deal with the financial requirements generated by your export business.

Subsidies from the Brussels-Capital Region available to self-employed people and SMEs

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