1. Discount for IBE-BVI members and members of federations
2. The SME-portfolio
3. Alimento grants for food companies

1. Discount for IBE-BVI members and members of federations

       IBE-BVI members: 25% discount (*).

       Members of the following federations: COMEOS, ESSENSCIA, FETRA or FEVIA: 10% discount (*). 

       (*) These discounts are not cumulative

2. The SME-portfolio    


       The SME-portfolio is a grant for the benefit of the Flemish SME's and the professions which comply with following conditions:

       The grant is for the benefit of small and medium enterprises as defined in the European SME definition;
       The grant is for the benefit  of the establishment (and corresponding workers) situated in the Flemish Region;
       The grant is for the benefit of enterprises in the private sector  (participation of an administrative authority must be less than 25%);
       The grant is for the benefit of enterprises with an acceptable main activity.

        Npma are not eligible and can not use the SME-portfolio.

     SME-Portfolio - Section Training

         IBE-BVI is a recognized service provider in the framework of the SME-porfolio (approval n° DV.O105901).

        The Flemish Authority support your knowledge acquisition throug training with a 30 till 40% grant!

        For the section TRAINING the support of the Flemish Authority is 30 (medium entreprises) till 40% (small entreprises), with a maximum support of 10 to 15.000
        euro per calendar year.

        The VAT is not eligible for subsidy, so you must deduct it when applying for your subsidy and pay it separately to IBE-BVI. The costs for the training material and
        the catering costs are eligible. However, the latter only if they are limited to € 25.00 per person per day.        

        The eligible price for the training itself is limited at  € 90,00 (VAT excl.) per hour. In concreto this means that the grant per hour is limited at € 45,00.

         Please contact us before you apply for an SME-porfolio, we will inform you on the right amounts. Contact

3. Alimento for food companies   

       Food companies (PC 118 and PC 220) whichparticipate in IBE-BVI trainings can also apply for a grant of Alimento (coordinating body of IPV - Initiatives
       for the Professional Education of  food companies). The open training as well as the in company training are eligible for this kind of grant.

       Grants assigned by Alimento:
       € 70,00 per participant per half training day
       € 140,00 per participant per training day

       With a maximum of € 210,00 per half training day per company and € 420,00 per training day per company

       This grant will automatically be assigned to food companies.

       More info can be obtained from Marleen Calcoen (IBE-BVI) or Herbert Matthys and Ivo Francken (Alimento).