essenscia wallonie is the regional division of essenscia, the Belgian sector federation that promotes the specific interests of companies active in chemistry and life sciences.
The chemical and life sciences sector is one of the major industrial sectors in Wallonia, representing a quarter of industrial turnover and more than a quarter of added value. The sector champions Walloon exports and innovation, accounting for almost 50% of total exports and two thirds of total private expenditure on research and development. The sector is experiencing rapid growth and turnover has doubled in the last ten years.
essenscia wallonie offers scientific and business advice, serves as a spokesperson in the media and defends the interests of chemistry and life sciences players in Belgium at all political levels.