We supported the installation of dozens of wind turbines off the country’s coast, providing electricity to over one million households. We financed a state-of-the-art health campus in Leuven, a major initiative in line with European policies for health, education and innovation. We also supported Belgian entrepreneurs and innovators in the medtech and biotech fields. In times of crisis, we stepped up our efforts to provide relief funds to the Walloon region for flood resilience projects and social housing.
At a glance
The EIB provides finance and expertise
for sound and sustainable investment projects in Belgium.
€ 37.37 bn
Last year’s EIB Group activity in Belgium by priority
(In € million, last updated at previous year end)
EIB activity in Belgium by sector since start of operations
EIB stories in Belgium
Individual stories speak far louder than figures and charts. Discover how our work improves the quality of life in Belgium and beyond.
Masonry blocks that eat carbon
Four companies from Belgium get together in a local, circular economy project using byproducts of steelmaking to create a masonry block that cuts carbon dioxide emissions
Belgium and the EIB: our impact from 2018 to 2022
We have worked in Belgium since 1962, financing education and key infrastructure, such as the national railway, Antwerp's port, clean water, renewable energy and digital connectivity. We supported the installation of dozens of wind turbines off the country's coast, providing electricity to over one million households. We financed a state-of-the-art health campus in Leuven, a major initiative in line with European policies for health, education and innovation. We also supported Belgian entrepreneurs and innovators in the medtech and biotech fields. In times of crisis, we stepped up our efforts to provide relief funds to the Walloon region for flood resilience projects and social housing. Find out more about our activities in Belgium.
A day in Europe
Buckle up and discover a normal day in Europe through different projects financed by the European Investment Bank. Will you recognise some of them? The journey begins now!
Building up energy efficiency, brick by brick
Cities and regions across Europe slash costs and emissions with energy efficiency investments
Infrastructure Solutions: No wastewater to waste
Wastewater is not a problem. It is a highly valuable source of water, nutrients and energy. But more than 80% of all wastewater is wasted. We need to change how we treat it and make wastewater resource recovery a priority
Belgium and the EIB: 2015-2020
We have worked with Belgium since 1959. Between 2015 and 2020, we have supplied 1 345 518 households with green energy and improved health services for 6 246 000 citizens.
The dance of a more inclusive world
Belgian company helps people with disabilities develop their talents and play a bigger role in society
A global vaccine machine
More partnerships and investment are needed to improve low levels of developing world vaccinations and fight future diseases. Here’s how the EU bank is working to create vaccine-manufacturing facilities in Africa and to vaccinate other regions of the world
Fighting glaucoma through research and development
The European Investment Bank supports iSTAR Medical, a Belgian medtech company developing a novel ophthalmic implant for patients suffering from glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. The unique device is expected to set new medical standards in the fight against the disease. Read more in the press release.
A COVID-19 vaccine of its own for Africa
An Africa COVID vaccine production plant in Senegal is part of a plan to boost regional healthcare and to make the continent less reliant on imported vaccines
Get EIB support in Belgium
We improve the lives of citizens in the EU and beyond. We support small businesses, while enhancing climate action and innovation. We also focus on energy transition and urban sustainability. We create prosperity for all EU regions, so that they reach their full potential.
For smaller projects
(generally less than €25m)
For large projects
Get various types of advisory and technical assistance.
The EIB economic survey of investments in Belgium
The EIB, with the help of dozens of academics, practitioners and policymakers, surveyed 12,500 firms and 500 big cities across Europe to find out what is driving or holding back investment.
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