Supporting organizations

The City of Antwerp has many partnerships to enable you to setup or monetize your business.  We have the strongest growth in start-ups in Belgium and this is also due to our large network. Below you can find a small selection of supporting and enabling start-up organizations, for a personalized journey please get in touch with our dedicated start-up team.


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Supporting partners


POM Antwerpen

Flanders Investment & Trade

Innovatiecentrum (Dutch)

VLAIO (govt. entrepreneurial dept.)

Port of Antwerp

NxtPort  (Technological port Initiative)

City of Things  (Dutch)

Duval Union

People & Talent:

KAVKA (Dutch)

TakeOffAntwerp_ALLIANCE  (Dutch)

University Antwerp