How we invest
BIO invests directly and indirectly in SMEs in emerging and developing countries and structurally contributes to their socio-economic growth.
BIO handles each investment project with the utmost care and confidentiality. The duration
of the investment process varies on a case by case basis.
Please go to the "Apply for Investment" section to find a detailed description of the process, as well as all documents you need to apply for funding or grants.
BIO invests in Least Developed Countries, Low Income Countries, and Lower-middle Income Countries (i.e. the OECD's DAC-list). BIO can also invest in upper middle-income countries and pays particular attention to the partner countries of the Belgian Development Cooperation and to less developed countries.Learn more