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The Belgian government is committed to securing the country’s position as the health and biotech valley of the future, located at the very heart of an ultra-connected Europe.

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The R&D bioplatform of the future

In October 2021, the Belgian government under the leadership of Prime Minister De Croo, together with academia and the health and biotech industry, signed a joint charter pledging to further strengthen Belgium's leading position in biopharma R&D and production.

The signing was witnessed by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission.

Belgian Foreign Trade Agency

The Belgian Foreign Trade Agency (BFTA) works to support the federal government and the three Regions in the promotion of foreign trade.