- Access to finance
- Transition to a low carbon economy
- Support of SMEs
The programme supports Belgian VSEs and SMEs, based in Wallonia, that develop innovative projects that reduce carbon emissions (eco-innovation). In addition the company has to exist for more than 3 years, is not considered to be in financial difficulty.
All sectors are eligible, apart for some exceptions:
- Agriculture, fishing and aquaculture.
- Production and distribution of energy or water.
- Banking, finance, insurance and insurance auxiliaries, property development.
- Education and training, health, culture.
Easy'green supports circular economy solutions and endorses the development of innovations having a direct impact on reducing carbon emissions. Besides, the programme aims to help enterprises reduce their energy consumption.
Within the framework of the Easy'green system, companies may benefit from:
- Evaluation of the eligibility of applying project, taking into account, in particular, its innovative nature and its impact on CO2 emissions;
- Evaluation of the commercial prospects of proposed projects;
- Evaluation of the financial situation of the applying company;
- Financial support to carry out a project;
- Consultancy for complementary financing solutions.
For the realisation of an eco-innovative project, the programme offers many different financing formulas in various forms and capital.
The maximum project amount should not exceed €1 million per project.
The project is managed by Novallia, a subsidiary of Sowalfin. Sowalfin is a public limited company founded by the Walloon Government in 2002 to facilitate access to finance for businesses. Funding is provided via the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) programme in a collaboration between Wallonnia and the European government.
- Regional funds
- European funds
- European Funds (ERDF)
As of Septmeber 2020, approximately 170 projects are supported by Easy'Green and a funding granted of €33 million. It is estimated that these projects combined save approximately 11,000 tonnes of CO2 every year.
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Only for the Walloon region.