Legal Framework


Government aid cannot be handed out with abandon. This is because grants can have adverse effects on the market. In other words, the law recognises the need for aid in certain cases, and the need for exceptions to the rule.


European law must always be transposed to national law. In Flanders this means the following decrees:

Please note! The decree of the Government of Flanders of 9 November 2012 applies to applications submitted up to and including the third call of 2017.