ICT Heart Of High-Tech Flanders
Flanders is a pioneer in financial security solutions and smartcard technology, and has considerable expertise in telematics, GPS, cartography, location-based services, geo-ICT, and telecommunication & network equipment. Digital audio/video & printing solutions, and a wide range of software products – from industrial design to gaming – complete the picture.
Brussels is home to an extremely dynamic ICT sector, accounting for approximately a third of Belgium’s ICT activities. Brussels-based software companies develop world-class solutions that are sold throughout Europe and beyond. The sector is represented by a diverse range of small, high-tech companies and large multinationals including Nokia, Microsoft, Getronics, IBM, Philips, Unisys and Econocom. In fact, foreign companies account for a majority of the ICT firms in Brussels.