AWEX is the economic development agency in-charge of promoting foreign trade and attracting foreign investment in Wallonia. The agency has a worldwide network of 105 Trade and Investment counsellors, including 2 in India.
With a population of about 3.5 million inhabitants, Wallonia, the Southern, French-speaking half of Belgium, truly is the heart of Europe, at the crossroads of the most advanced region of Western Europe. Wallonia built up its wealth around once thriving coal mining, steel, glass and textile production industries. But the Region’s industrial base was beaten down hard by forces of globalisation and the Region has had to re-invent its future. The response lied in a handful of very powerful words: innovation, creativity, hard work, confidence, optimism, dynamism, openness...
Modern Wallonia has turned into a land of innovation and competitiveness where men and women can develop their abilities, deploy their skills and flourish professionally, without departing itself from its tradition of a land of warmth, friendliness, culture and traditions, a land which welcomes you with open arms.
The Louvain-la-Neuve science park in Wallonia, located approximately 30 km southeast of Brussels, will soon be home to a new business incubator for innovative Chinese businesses wanting to...More..
A.T. Kearney published a report in April 2015 related to the attractiveness of countries for e-commerce. The index ranks the top 30 countries based on nine variables including macro-economic...More..
A new call has been launched in February 2015 (cut-off dates: April 30, June 30, September 30 and November 30 2015). To promote the mobility of researchers towards Belgium, two funding...More..
A high-level multi-sector trade delegation to India has been announced by AWEX. The mission will be visiting India from 22 November to 27 November 2015. The cities that will be covered...More..
AWEX will be present at the Medica 2015 Trade Fair (http://www.medica-tradefair.com) being held in Dusseldorf, Germany from 16 to 19 November 2015. 24 companies from Wallonia are taking part...More..
In 2015, the city of Mons in Wallonia, Belgium is one among the two cities to have been selected as European Capitals of Culture. "European Capital of Culture" is a city...More..