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greenlab.brussel: for sustainable start-ups

Do you have a green economic plan for Brussels? Get it off the ground for free in just 6 months with our sustainable start-up accelerator programme! We give you access to personalised coaching, workshops, expert consultants, and of course, support your transition to green.

Why is there an accelerator programme for sustainable start-ups?

In its common policy statement, the Brussels-Capital region commits to making the transition by putting it at the heart of its economic strategy. It will gradually direct all its economic support tools towards low-carbon production models, a circular and regenerative economy, social and democratic entrepreneurship and digitalisation of the economy.

Brought to you by, the greenlab accelerator programme aims to stimulate green and circular entrepreneurship in Brussels and give future entrepreneurs all the necessary tools to create a sustainable business.

How can the programme help?

Via the programme, sustainable economy advisers will help you to:

  • Reduce risk by assessing the viability of your project
  • Present a professional and convincing business plan to investors
  • Gain sustainable entrepreneurial skills
  • Be part of a unique network of entrepreneurs and coaches in the environmental and circular sectors
Ludovic van Laethem &Amélie Mertens | greenlab winners 2017

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Ludovic van Laethem &Amélie Mertens | greenlab winners 2017

greenlab is designed to transform ideas and concepts into real businesses. The quality of the speakers, workshops and exchanges with specialists, the entrepreneur and circular economy network...: all of it enabled us to structure the various aspects of our project launch.

Project Coordinator,

Virginie Smans

Project Coordinator,

In addition to quickly testing and validating their idea, greenlab allows entrepreneurs to flourish in their new role and create strong bonds between participants.

Nahla El Mernissi & Imad Moukkat | greenlab winners 2018


Nahla El Mernissi & Imad Moukkat | greenlab winners 2018

The accelerator programme was a real springboard for our team! The fact that we won in 2018 provided us with credibility in the circular economy, in addition to receiving incredible media attention. It’s a unique programme that helped us grow a great deal and progress.

What are the conditions for being part of this programme?

The conditions which must be met in order to participate in the programme are as follows:

  • The activities related to your project must take place within Brussels
  • Your project must have an economic angle
  • Your project must have a positive impact on the environment
  • Your project must be innovative
  • You agree to follow the programme consistently and conscientiously, and you will make yourself available, particularly for the key dates

The call for applications for is launched from September 15th 2020: don’t miss the next one!

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