In order to be approved by the government, a spearhead cluster dossier must demonstrate support from industry. The submission file must be accompanied by at least 50 LOIs from companies indicating they are willing to participate in the initiative and support the spearhead cluster through a membership.
Co-create with Flemish industry partners active within the health(care) domain
An entire ecosystem of various stakeholders: companies, hospitals, care centers, research and education institutions, and more
A single, strong voice to influence vision at Flemish, Belgian, and European levels regarding government resources intended for innovation within the health(care) domain
Dedicated partner matching to stimulate cross-over opportunities
A strong, broad community creates robust projects, with the Flemish government contributing the same amount for every Euro the industry contributes to operating resources
An ear-marked budget will be made available to support the industry through targeted subsidies PLUS higher rates of success for European as well as Flemish funding