The West Flanders Intermunicipal Association, is active in West Flanders, the coastal province of Belgium. We support socio-economic and spatial development in 54 municipalities and cities.
The Intercommunal association IEG is composed of the towns of Mouscron and Comines-Warneton, belonging to the district of Mouscron, as well as the commune of Estaimpuis in the district of Tournai.
Lille’s Agency aims at developing Lille metropolis attractiveness and at assisting entrepreneurs to translate global strategic growth plan into high yield location projects with strong partnership leverage.
Lille’s agency is financed by the Lille metropole urban community and the Lille chamber of commerce and industry.
10, rue des Poissonceaux BP 40213
The West Flanders Development Agency (POM West Flanders) aims to strengthen the sustainable economy of West Flanders with a particular emphasis on innovative businesses. The POM operates on behalf of the Province of West Flanders and facilitates collaboration between businesses and their representative bodies, knowledge institutions, regional policy-making bodies and social partners. POM is a transparent and independent agency and initiates, supports and coordinates three unique economic clusters in West-Flanders: off-shore, renewable energy, agri-food and new and intelligent materials & plastics/industrial design.
Stefaan Matton - Managing Director of the West Flanders Development Agency
Lille’s Solutions [Technical Solutions] Lille Métropole: dynamic, attractive, inventive
The Lille metropolis is once again brimming with energy and vigour. With one hundred million neighbours and situated at less than two hours from Paris, Brussels and London, the European metropolis of Lille is well and truly on the international map. Prime examples of metropolitan competitiveness, the centres of excellence accommodate enterprises that create employment, now and in the future: Euralille, “tertiary turbine” of the region; Eurasanté, which offers a unique business environment for actors in the sector of biology, nutrition and health; EuraTechnologies, business booster for ICT companies; the Haute Borne science park, a privileged site for innovation in all its forms; the Union site, where the CETI (European Centre for Innovative Textiles) is established and where researchers and industrialists develop tomorrow’s textiles; and the Plaine Images, a site fully dedicated to the cultural and creative industries.
The Métropole européenne de Lille comprises 85 municipalities with a total of 1.1 million inhabitants. It pursues an ambitious policy in favour of economic development with the purpose of putting its territory on the map of the large European metropolises.
Lionel SIMEON - International Economic Cooperation Manager
Intermunicipal organization Leiedal came into being in 1960 on the initiative of the municipalities of the Kortrijk region (Flanders, Belgium). In the past five decades, Leiedal developed into a multifaceted intermunicipal cooperation that supports the broad socioeconomic and spatial development of the region. Locally driven development forms the key factor. The principal activity of Leiedal is the development of business parks.
Through its six lines, the Inter-Communal Development Agency IDETA constitutes the inescapable partner of the communes and the companies involved in the development of Picardy Wallonia. The IDETA Agency designs, implements and markets plots of land, buildings and offices adapted to the needs of SMEs, on a territory enjoying an ideal location in direct communication with the Brussels and Lille metropolises.
Thanks to some targeted and personalized guidance services, our teams put all the conditions in place for the proper deployment of your business projects. In parallel, our people work every day, in conjunction with technical teams and elected communal officials, on the development of urban and rural areas. Objective: improvement of the life environment, of the commercial and touristic appeal and the development of general interest services aimed at the population.