A project developed by IDELUX
in partnership with WSL
You are here : Home  >  Services  >  Incubation

A professional team at your service

WSL, the Walloon incubator for Engineering Sciences, has several geographical business units: one is in Transinne at Galaxia Park : WSLlux.

Buildings are owned by IDELUX. WSL manages premises in partnership with IDELUX and helps young managers in the creation and the development of their business.

WSLlux brings them *, among others:

  • the analysis of the project (market, profile management, technology)
  • financial structuring (advice to the business plan, aid grants, quarterly monitoring...)
  • legal assistance (advice and pre-financing of some expenses related to the patent)
  • support in communication (press, branding, events...)
  • ...

In 2012, WSLlux is entrusted the management of The ESA BIC Redu which is the 6th member of the network of incubators recognised by the European Space Agency (ESA). Located on the Galaxia Business Park (Transinne, Belgium), it is administered by WSLlux. To join this network, WSLlux formed itself as a GIE (Groupement d'Intérêt Economique - Economic Interest Group).

Services :

  • funded up to €100,000 (subsidy and subordinated loan)
  • technical support
  • market, technology and team analysis
  • business plan drafting and intellectual property consultancy advice
  • leasing for equipment and prototype development
  • support for advertising strategy
  • assistance with good governance
  • and more...

Incubation as part of ESA BIC Redu is scheduled for two years. At the end of this period, the incubated entity will continue to benefit from WSL services for an additional three years.

All official communications with ESA shall be carried out in English. ESA BIC Redu is the only one out of six members of the network to work in both French and English on a daily basis.

*: The signing of the partnership, resources are available at each step based on a folder of application and subject to approval of the Board of Directors of WSL. The full list is online on the website of WSL