Become an AWEX approved Design Specialist and carry out strategic missions at an international level on behalf of exporting companies.

In the context of its "Design Specialist" incentive program, AWEX wishes to encourage efforts to develop export markets by enabling small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to obtain the advice of experts and integrate the design dimension into their export strategy.

For this purpose, AWEX will partially cover the costs of expert design missions as explained in the following document.

The expert responsible for this mission must:

  • Design, develop, or refine a design strategy directed towards the export market
  • Identify what the company needs to do in order to improve its competitiveness in foreign markets
  • Target the priority markets to be tackled
  • Design and develop procedures for approaching these new markets

In order to apply, the candidate expert must have self-employed status or be active in a design consultancy and demonstrate a minimum of three years professional experience in the field of design in companies (experience acquired with regard to: graphic design, packaging, product or industrial design, web product design, etc.)

Would you like to apply ?

Download the instructions regarding accreditation as an approved expert to find out the conditions and procedures for registration in our database of experts. 

For further information :

AWEX, Financial Incentives Department
Stéphane ROMANS: +32 2 421.85.97,