essenscia brussels

essenscia brussels is the regional division of essenscia supporting over 100 companies in Brussels, offering expertise, advice and services tailored to regional themes and competencies.

With nearly 30% of exports, nearly a quarter of added value and 16% of industrial jobs, chemicals and life sciences is a key sector within the Brussels economy. Many chemical and pharmaceutical companies have their European headquarters or R&D departments in Brussels and many industrial production companies operate here too.

The proximity of various international administrations and institutions, makes Brussels the preferred location for promising start-ups and well-known multinationals in the chemical and life sciences sector.  A favourable investment climate and specific support for innovation are both needed to strengthen the international appeal of Brussels.

Contact

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Emilie HANCHAR
Management Assistant ehanchar@essenscia.be
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Frédéric DRUCK
Managing Director fdruck@essenscia.be

A word from the President:

“Many companies in the chemical, plastics and life sciences sector have their headquarters and research centres in Brussels. The Brussels region must enable them to strengthen their international competitive position. I am convinced that a strong industrial policy is the key to the development of sustainable innovation and significant job creation.”

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Paul DESCHRIJVER,
President, essenscia brussels

Brussels Regional Council

The Brussels Regional Council determines the strategy and priority themes for essenscia brussels.

  • Frédéric Druck, essenscia brussel, Managing Director
  • Paul Deschrijver, Solvay, President
  • Wim Blendeman, Catalent
  • Jean-Luc Dewez, Corden Pharma
  • Sophie Eykerman, Sterop
  • Xavier Hormaechea, UCB
  • Peter Janssen, Prothya Biosolutions Belgium