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Topic of the practice
Support the local development of former mining regions
Good Practice Information
Cleantech Campus is located in Houthallen - Helchteren and led by the Municipality. The campus has been established on a former mining site and aims to promote enterprises working in clean mobility, renewable energy, reusable materials and clean production processes. It aspires to become Flanders’ regional centre for these sectors.
Evidence of success
The facility includes an incubation unit, conference centre and education facilities, all relating to the cleantech sector. Between 2008 and 2012 , the target was to create 1,000 jobs, 15 new enterprises and help reduce local unemployment from 7.5% to 5%.
Contact details to obtain further information on the practice
City Council of Houthalen-Helchteren