The Belgian Foreign Trade Agency regularly publishes sectoral publications. These analyse the specific characteristics of a given sector in Belgium and are illustrated with testimonials by major players in this market.
  • cover Sectoral publication - Belgian Health Technologies (2021) - Arabic

    Belgian Health Technologies (2021) - Arabic

    Our “Belgian Health Technologies” publication is now also available in Arabic!

    Introduced during a webinar on October 12, the sectoral publication “Belgian Health Technologies” illustrates the pioneering and leading role that Belgium plays in the field of medical technologies. Belgian companies in the sector are particularly innovative and invest heavily in the research and development of new medical technologies. Belgium is one of the world's main centers for the distribution and supply of medicines and vaccines and has played a crucial role in the fight against COVID-19.

    The first part of this publication provides a comprehensive picture of the medical technology sector in Belgium and takes a closer look at some current trends such as the digitalisation of health and eHealth. In the second part, 12 innovative companies in this sector showcase their expertise. The third part presents the various stakeholders in the study, the sectoral federations concerned and their members.

    Following the launch of this publication, a webinar was organised in collaboration with our partners FPS Foreign Affairs, Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), AWEX and hub.brussels.

    Document only available in Arabic and English.

    Watch the replay of the webinar.

  • cover Sectoral publication - Belgian Health Technologies (2021) - English

    Belgian Health Technologies (2021) - English

    Introduced during a webinar on October 12, the sectoral publication “Belgian Health Technologies” illustrates the pioneering and leading role that Belgium plays in the field of medical technologies. Belgian companies in the sector are particularly innovative and invest heavily in the research and development of new medical technologies. Belgium is one of the world's main centers for the distribution and supply of medicines and vaccines and has played a crucial role in the fight against COVID-19.

    The first part of this publication provides a comprehensive picture of the medical technology sector in Belgium and takes a closer look at some current trends such as the digitalisation of health and eHealth. In the second part, 12 innovative companies in this sector showcase their expertise. The third part presents the various stakeholders in the study, the sectoral federations concerned and their members.

    Following the launch of this publication, a webinar was organised in collaboration with our partners FPS Foreign Affairs, Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), AWEX and hub.brussels.

    Document only available in English and Arabic.

    Watch the replay of the webinar.

  • cover Sectorale brochure - Belgian Sustainable Food Systems (2021)

    Belgian Sustainable Food Systems (2021)

    The “Belgian Sustainable Food Systems” publication explains the pioneering role that Belgium plays in sustainable food systems. It is by stimulating a sustainable food system promoting responsible food production, processing and packaging, that Belgian businesses are able to distinguish themselves internationally from an environmental, social and economic point of view. In this way, Belgium is able to fully comply with the objectives of the European Green Deal and the Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy. 

    The first part of this publication provides an overview of the situation of the food sector in Belgium through the prism of sustainability. In the second part, 12 innovative companies in these sectors are interviewed. The third and last part presents the various stakeholders to the study, including the concerned sectoral federations and their members.

    Following the launch of this publication, a webinar was organized on 22 June 2021 in collaboration with our partners FPS Foreign Affairs, Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), AWEX and hub.brussels.

    Watch the replay of the webinar.

  • cover Sectoral publication - Belgian Sustainable Building Solutions & Smart Cities (2020)

    Belgian Sustainable Building Solutions & Smart Cities (2020) 

    The “Belgian Sustainable Building Solutions and Smart Cities” publication explains the pioneering role that Belgium plays in sustainable construction and smart cities. With a view in particular to achieving the objective of carbon neutrality by 2050 established by the European Green Deal, Belgium is resolutely following the path towards urban sustainability through the prism of innovation and digitization. 

    The first part of this publication provides an overview of the situation of the sustainable construction and smart cities sectors in Belgium. In the second part, 12 innovative companies in these sectors are interviewed. The third and last part contains a non-exhaustive list of companies offering innovative solutions in this field.

    Following the launch of this publication, a webinar was organized on 8 December 2020 in collaboration with our partners FPS Foreign Affairs, Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), AWEX and hub.brussels.

    Watch the replay of the webinar.