China Belgium Technology Center

The first Chinese/European
High Tech science Park in Europe!

The China Belgium Technology Center (CBTC) is located in Belgium, in the Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park and adjacent to the UCLouvain, ranked in the TOP200 universities worldwide.

Thank’s to Wallonia’s logistic expertise and communication network, which one of the most efficient in Europe, business can reach 65% of the European market in just a few hours.

For instance, a staggering 80% of Europe’s purchasing power lies within a radius of 500 miles (800 km) from Brussels.

In an Innovative environment, close to Universities (UCLouvain, ULiège, ULB, Gembloux, KU Leuven, UNamur, University of Gent, University of Antwerpen, …), Research centers and Science Parks, the CBTC can be reached very easily by any kind of transportation.

Vision

Be the easiest gateway to China for High Tech European companies and to Europe for High Tech Chinese companies.

Mission

Building a Business and Scientific Ecosystem to facilitate cooperation between European and Chinese companies in the field of High Tech.
Supporting European and Chinese companies to enter and develop in their respective markets.

By car

Brussels : 30 min
Paris : 3 hours
London : 5 hours
Amsterdam : 2 hours 30min

By train

Regular lines to Brussels, Thalys to Paris, Eurostar to London and Amsterdam.

Brussels : 30 min
Paris : 2 hours
London : 2 hours 30min
Amsterdam : 1 hour 50min

By air

Two Airports are at 25 minutes of CBTC :
Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Zaventem Brussels Airport.
There are direct or stopover flights to most major cities in China.

By bus

Brussels : 30 min
Paris : 3 hours
London : 5 hours
Amsterdam : 2 hours 30min

AN EXCELLENT GREEN ENVIRONMENT!

In the countryside, next to the town of Louvain-la-Neuve (University town) and at 30 minutes of Brussels, the capital of Europe.
In the immediate environment of a golf course, a lake, multiple restaurants, a high-level sports center, museums, theatres, a cinema, schools and shopping malls

Concretely, the cbtc offers:
01. Services

Landing services
Business services

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02. Office spaces and Laboratories for

Start-up
Medium Size Enterprises
Global Headquarters
Scientific Parks

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Are you a European/Belgian High Tech company?

  • Wishing to set up your company in the CBTC?
  • Wishing to develop your high-technological company in the Chinese market?
  • Looking for specific information on the Chinese market and policies?
  • Searching reliable partners in China?
  • Interested in a cooperation with a High Tech Chinese company in Europe/Belgium?

Are you a High Tech Chinese company?

  • Wishing to set up your company in the CBTC?
  • Wishing to develop your high-technological company in the Belgian and European market?
  • Looking for specific information on the Belgian and European markets and policies?
  • Searching reliable partners in Europe?
  • Interested in a cooperation with a Belgium or European High Tech company ?

Feel free to contact for more information on what we can do for you!

Milestones

03 / 2014

In March 2014, President Xi Jinping and former Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo witnessed the signing of the CBTC Development Cooperation Agreement during his state visit to Belgium.

06 / 2016

In June 2016, United Investment Group held the CBTC launching ceremony and press conference at the project site in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, kicking off the construction of municipals roads around the science park.

10 / 2016

In October 2016, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel visited China on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of China-Belgium diplomatic relations and emphasized that the CBTC is a successful example of China-Belgium cooperation.

2018

Building under construction. The construction has started in August 2017. Delivery of the first office spaces is planned for the autumn of 2021.

Our shareholders

United Investment Group

United Investment Europe (UI Europe) is established by United Investment & Development Co.Ltd (UI Group) and WHIBI.

UI Europe’s main role is to construct and operate the CBTC project in Europe.
During the past 20 years, the Group has built and operated nearly ten million square meters of technology parks in China and offered its services to more than 3,000 innovative companies including multinationals such as IBM and Philips.
United Investment Group currently has about thirty subsidiary companies (China, Russia, Australia and Belgium).

Whibi

WHIBI focuses on the service market of scientific medium-sized ans small enterprises, and provides services covering consultation on management, investement and financing planning, the internet training, real estates, catering and communication.

Our partners

UCLouvain – Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park

Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park is presently the first, widest, and most active science park in Wallonia. By providing a perfect environment and the right connections to their innovative resident companies, the Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park maximizes their opportunities for business and development.
Located thirty kilometers away from Brussels, capital of Europe, its 231 hectares are home to over 275 companies and 6,292 jobs in sectors such as life sciences, engineering, fine chemicals, information and communication technology, and green technologies.

AWEX

The Wallonia Export-Investment Agency (AWEX) is a Public Interest Organization in Wallonia created in 1998, mainly responsible for the development and management of Wallonia’s international economic relations. It is the complete partner for all Walloon companies wishing to develop overseas and constitutes a one-stop shop for all foreign companies interested in setting up in Wallonia or expanding their existing activities.
Its general competency is twofold, as AWEX promotes Walloon exports, where it acts as a complete partner to support the Walloon exporter. Next to this, AWEX is also responsible for the attraction of foreign investments in Wallonia, where it acts as one-stop-shop for any potential investor.
AWEX has set up the China Welcome Office in the China Belgium Technology Center to provide services to Chinese companies. In October 2018, an awarding ceremony of China Welcome Office was held.

INBW

InBW In BW is the Intermunicipal Authority of the Walloon Brabant Province. It is the economic and environmental partner of the Province. They put their know-how at the service of municipalities, citizens and companies in several sectors of activities, such as economic, development and business services; waste management, water management and others.