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This section displays national policy documents and other information focussing on areas of relevance for R&I policies.
Displaying 1 - 10 document(s) of 43.

The new legal framework for crowdfunding platforms, in vigor from 1 February 2017, expands the tax shelter for start-ups to investments via crowdfunding platforms.

Belgium 2017 National Legal Document

The JRC managed Public Research Funding (PREF) study has collected information on and analysed national public research funding. It provides an overview of its evolution and current state in European and selected non-European countries, particularly as concerns funding themes, fields and the types of allocation (competitive project based versus institutional funding). The study was conducted by a consortium led by IRCRES CNR and involving researchers from USI, AIT and NIFU as well as a number of country experts. 

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2017 EU Report or Publication

The Wallonia Small Bussiness Act aims (among other things) at making the administrative procedures between SMEs and the Walloon authorities smoother by streamlining the interaction process. It forms part of a larger strategic agenda called Marshall Pan 4.0 that was approved in May 2015 and that envisages to make the region of Wallonia more competitive.

Belgium, Regional perspective 2017 National Legal Document

This report summarises the work and lessons from the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF) Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Administration and Monitoring of R&D tax incentives.
An MLE is a project-based learning process whereby participating countries, assisted by a small group of experts and policy peers, jointly examine a challenge-driven policy question or an implementation issue linked to a policy reform in detail.

Norway, Belgium, France, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

This report summarises the work and lessons learnt by the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Evaluation of Complex Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Programmes in STI. MLE is a project-based learning process whereby participating countries, assisted by a small group of experts, jointly examine a challenge-driven question in more detail. Belgium/Flanders, Bulgaria, Norway, and Sweden were the participant countries in this exercise.

Norway, Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, Sweden 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

The Programme law of 1 July 2016 (Belgian State Gazette 5 July 2016) sets up a framework for the sharing economy, in which registered platforms apply a tax rate of 10% to services between individuals for an income up to €5,000.

Belgium 2016 National Legal Document
Plan Régional pour l'Innovation 2016 - 2020

In July 2016, the Government of the Brussels Capital Region approved the new Regional Innovation Plan 2016-2020. The plan aims to be the reference framework for the research and innovation policy and a catalyst for socio-economic development, while also promoting the welfare of the inhabitants of Brussels.

Belgium, Regional perspective 2016 National Legal Document
Small Business Act

The "Small Business Act" or SBA is an action plan which aims to support SME's and entrepreneurship in Brussels.

It contains 77 measures within five development pillars to be implemented between 2016 and 2025 :

Belgium, Regional perspective 2016 National Report or Publication
Programme Régional en Economie Circulaire

The PREC (for the Regional Program in Circular Economy), was adopted by the Government on 10 March 2016.

With the PREC, the Region also wants to position itself as a particularly innovative European region, as a forerunner of public policy in support of the development of the circular economy through a voluntary approach to the efficient management of its resources.

Belgium, Regional perspective 2016 Other


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