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 registered service provider in the framework of the SME-porfolio (registration nr. DV.O105901).

        The Flemish Authority supports your knowledge development via training grants between 20 and 30%!

        For the section TRAINING the support of the Flemish Authority is 20 (medium entreprises) till 30% (small entreprises), from 1/12/2019 with from 1/1/2020, a
        maximum support of € 7.500 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.        

         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).