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Assessing the impact of competitiveness poles: 550 companies in pole position

Published on 11 April 2012

The number of companies involved in R & D has almost tripled over the last five years to 550, and in terms of their contribution to the Walloon economy, we know that their turnover has increased by 50% on average in 5 years they have created 10,000 jobs in the same period, despite...
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Pole position and green light for Greewin

Published on 22 November 2011

Le 6e pôle de compétitivité wallon dédie aux nouvelles technologies environnementales est sur la ligne de départ. Il ne regroupe pas moins de 70 entreprises et devrait créer, d'ici 2016, 1 750 emplois. Ce 6e pole sera piloté l'ASBL GreenWin qui rassemble toutes les universités...
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Welcome Office Brazil

Published on 22 November 2011

Le 3e Welcome office mis en œuvre par l'AWEX (Agence wallonne à l'Exportation) dans le cadre du Plan Marshall 2.Vert devrait s'implanter en province de Luxembourg avant la fin de cette année. Après la mise en place des structures d'accueil destinées aux investisseurs chinois et indiens...
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EMPLOYMENT TAKES OFF IN WALLONIA

Published on 29 July 2011

Employment prospects have not been this good in Wallonia for years: Three simultaneous studies report: 10% of Wallonia entrepreneurs are set to take on staff between April and June, according to the Manpower barometer. “Employment prospects have not been this high in Wallonia" for...
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Belgium is one of the best countries in the world for clinical studies

Published on 29 July 2011

More than 500 clinical studies are carried out in Belgium every year. The country is therefore considered one of the best countries in the world for clinical studies. In 2007, Belgium was considered the best country in the world for academic research and it notched up the highest number of...
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Delhaize TO SET UP distribution CENTRE IN WALLONIA

Published on 29 July 2011

The Delhaize group has announced its plan to build a new distribution centre at Oupeye, near Liege. The site was selected from among a list of potential locations supplied by the Wallonia and Flemish governments. An internal feasibility study is yet to be carried out, before it is formally...
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