Support for patent applications in Wallonia

A grant for "Patent applications" is available for SMEs (according to the European definition).

A grant can be accorded to SMEs trying to take out a patent in Wallonia. This grant covers 35% up to 70% of the entire amount of expenses required.

To ask for the grant, the enterprise must respect the following conditions:

  • The invention has to be viable on a commercial and industrial level and profitable in the Wallonia region.
  • The enterprise must commit itself to improve the concerning patent through its technological innovation and economic development
  • The enterprise has to be in health on a financial level or have the possibility to find proper fundings, according to its present and future needs.
  • You may ask for the grant directly online. On the Wallonia portal, you can find the electronic form to be filled out by applicants.

For further information:


Technological Development Department
Place de la Wallonie 1
5100 Namur
+32 081 33.44.85