Belgium is home to some of the world’s top ten biopharma companies
and the country holds eighteen percent of the European biotech market capitalization. The success of this particular industry in the country can be traced to the collaboration between the universities and the companies and an emphasis on research and development for financial success. Our team of Belgian company formation agents
can give you detailed information about the advantages of investing in Belgium and the biotech clusters in the country.
Investments in Belgian biotech
Belgium has managed to develop a very attractive biotech regime and ecosystem and one that attracts multinational companies among which corporations included in the world top ten companies in this particular business field.
Among the country’s advantages and strong points we can list the following:
- top academic research centers: promoting innovation in chemistry, health technology, and many more fields;
- fast clinical trial approval procedure: one of the shortest processing periods for these types of requests in Europe;
- support from national and regional authorities: research and development incentives as well as other financing options.
Investors who are interested in Belgian company formation
can talk to one of our agents who specialize in the registration of companies for complete help during this initial phase of forming the company.
The three Belgian regions for biotech investments
Biotech investments are welcomed in all three regions of the country, Flanders, Wallonia and the Brussels-Capital Region. Flanders has a well-developed life sciences industry with most of the activity located in Ghent and Leuven while Brussels-Capital has a strong presence in the biotechnology sector. Wallonia has several large biotech centers in Liege, Charleroi, Namur, Gembloux, and Ottignies.
Each of these regions have their own policies for encouraging the development of the biotech sector, for example, the Brussels-Capital Region has a dedicated sector for these niche investments, with a focus in life sciences including e-health and clinical trials.
Please do not hesitate to contact us
if you have any questions on how to open a company in Belgium that operates in this business field.