Wallonia is the French-speaking region of southern Belgium which offers an attractive environment for foreign investors in the digital sector.

Here are some of the key assets of Wallonia:

A skilled workforce

Wallonia has more than 50,000 students in the field of ICT, which guarantees a qualified and competitive workforce for companies. In addition, 32% of the Walloon population speaks at least two languages, which facilitates international trade.

Tax incentives

The Walloon government offers a wide range of tax incentives to encourage companies to invest in the region, including tax credits for research and development of up to 45% of eligible expenditure, as well as tax breaks for capital investments.

A strategic location

Wallonia is located in the heart of Europe, close to major cities such as Paris, London and Amsterdam, offering easy access to a market of 500 million consumers. In addition, companies benefit from a more affordable cost of living than in London or Paris.

A dynamic ecosystem

Wallonia has a dynamic ecosystem of innovative companies and start-ups in the ICT sector. In 2020, 84% of Walloon companies declared having invested in digital technologies, thus demonstrating their commitment to innovation and digital transformation.

A quality infrastructure

Wallonia has a quality communication infrastructure, with extensive broadband coverage and modern telecommunications networks. In 2020, 91% of Walloon households have access to high-speed internet, thus offering optimal connectivity to companies in the digital sector.

In conclusion, Wallonia offers a favorable environment for foreign investment in the digital sector, with a skilled workforce, tax incentives, a strategic location, a dynamic ecosystem and quality infrastructure.

Any questions ?

Contact our specialists in the digital sector !


Digital Economy Business Developer

T +32 (0)2 421 87 45


Senior Digital Economy Specialist

T +32 (0)456 20 37 20

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