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.
GeonX SA (http://www.geonx.com) from Wallonia has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Institute of Photonic Technologies (LPT) of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-...More..
Direct flights between Brussels Airport and Mumbai in 2017 As from March 2017 Brussels Airlines will set sail for Mumbai. The Indian metropolis will be connected to Brussels Airport 5 times a...More..
HOLOLAB, the Optic, Photonic and LASER Applications laboratory of the University of Liege in Wallonia Belgium is in the advanced process of developing an Optical Interferometric Device. The...More..
AWEX will be present at the Medica 2016 Trade Fair (http://www.medica-tradefair.com) being held in Dusseldorf, Germany from 14 to 17 November 2016. 28 companies from Wallonia are taking part...More..
AWEX is planning a trade mission to Sri Lanka in November 2016. The mission, comprising several Belgian companies, will aim to discover new business opportunities between the Belgian companies...More..
A Smart Cities Mission is being organised to South India in September 2016. The mission is being led by Brussels Invest and Export. Companies from Wallonia are welcome to take part in the...More..