Innovation driven by expertise, funding supported by vision

At FI Group, you will find more than just advisers: our experts help you discover growth opportunities at any project stage. From start-ups to large companies, we make innovation and financing accessible!


Ready to benefit from grants?

Our experts will keep you updated on the latest funding opportunities through the FI Grants Database!

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We Help Your Ideas Grow 

FI Group has been helping companies promote their innovation, raise funding and manage R&D tax strategies for 20 years.

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Helping Ideas Grow

A business consultancy to help you during every stage of your project growth. From start-ups to large companies, we make innovation and funding accessible!

Understand your business's DNA
Understand your business's DNA

Our services for Understand your business's DNA

At FI Group, we offer much more than consulting services: we are your partner for strategic growth, providing personalised support at every stage of your project. We begin our work with an analysis of your current business to understand your reality and the challenges you face. Here, our experts take into account your strengths and weaknesses, specifics of your sector, technological and market positioning, and the transformation you want to achieve. We do not just collect data; our aim is to thoroughly understand your objectives to create a tailor-made financing and tax strategy. In this way, we guarantee the success of your future projects and optimise your performance!

Designing a funding plan
Designing a funding plan

Our services for Designing a funding plan

Achieving your growth step by step? FI Group can show you the different financing options available and provide you with tailor-made recommendations. From start-up to large company and from idea to implementation, we help you during every stage of your growth. In the second phase of our work, we analyse your project portfolio and outline a financing plan to support your strategy. This dynamic model helps you determine the most appropriate funding and R&D tax strategy, which grows with your market needs and challenges. Our aim is to ensure that this plan is always aligned with your objectives, and to activate the various incentives and grants available at the right time, depending on the maturity of your project.

Obtaining tax benefits and grants
Obtaining tax benefits and grants

Our services for Obtaining tax benefits and grants

In the third phase, it is time to apply the plan you have chosen! FI Group focuses on implementing the various R&D tax incentives and grants identified. This way, you make the best use of funding opportunities, minimise risks and maximise the impact of your business initiatives. Enjoy dynamic 360° support that guarantees a service at every stage of the project chain: from the preparation and defending of filings, through implementation and monitoring, to post-implementation analysis and assistance in the event of an audit. We offer comprehensive support before, during and after implementation to secure the direct and indirect funding you have received.


We are international

With a presence in 15 countries, our team of more than 1,800 employees is committed to both your national and international projects. Thanks to its global network, FI Group is a growth engine for international project finance! With our expertise in this field, both in Belgium and abroad, we can provide you with personalised advice that complies with each country's legislation and procedures. Discover our offices:

  • Belgium

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • Chile

  • Colombia

  • France

  • Germany

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Morocco

  • Portugal

  • Spain

  • UK

  • USA


Present in Belgium since 2010.

Our team is specialized in:

  • Bonus for research staff
  • R&D Tax Relief
  • Patent Box (Innobox)


Present in Brazil since 2011.

Our team advises companies in:

  • Management of Tax Incentives (Lei do Bem, Lei de Informática or Rota 2030)
  • Financing of R&D opportunities (Grants, Funds and Loans)



Present in Canada since 2010.

Our team is specialized in R&D and Innovation support programs.

  • Scientific research and tax credit for experimental development
  • Provincial tax credits
  • Tax credit for the development of electronic commerce (Quebec)
  • Design tax credit (fashion or industrial)
  • Tax credit for multimedia production (Quebec)
  • Support for innovation and subsidies


Present in Chile since 2012.

We provide our customers with tools aimed at strengthening the competitiveness and productivity of businesses through R&D. Our team is specialized in the management of:

  • Tax incentives for R&D
  • Global management of public subsidiaries
  • Innovation management


Present in Colombia since 2018.

FI Group Colombia focuses its work on management tax advantages in science, technology and innovation, coordinated by COLCIENCIAS, which offers  Colombian Income Tax payers companies to recover between 25% and 50% of the investment made in R&D.


With its recognized expertise in tax engineering, FI Group :

  • provides R&D Tax Relief
  • determines Grants you can claim
  • identifies the projects eligible for the various R&D funding mechanisms helping you fill out your tax slip
  • It also assists you during Tax Administration checks.


FI Group is active in Germany.

We advise and support our clients in the application for the Research Grant Certificate and for the Research Grant until the performance of the latter.
Our international experience in research and development projects and financing makes us a strong partner for innovative and research-based companies, also in Germany.


Present in Italy since 2017.

With the goal of boosting our customers’ innovation, our is team specialized in:

  • R&D funding
  • Bonus for research staff
  • Patent Box
  • National and European Grants


Present in Japan since 2020.

Our team is specialized in R&D and Innovation support programs.

R&D Tax Credit schemes 研究開発税制 (volume-based, Open Innovation).


FI Group opens in Morocco to support its business in the global market.

Supported by the French team, the office in Casablanca will support local and corporate clients to invest in their R&D innovative projects through funding incentives.


Present in Portugal since 2006.

Our team is specialized in:

  • SIFIDE (R&D funding)
  • National and European Grants and subsidies for R&D activities



FI Group was born in Spain in 2000.

Our team is a leader in the management of R&D Tax Relief and:

  • provides comprehensive advice on grants management National, European and International.
  • innovation management
  • has its own start up accelerator: FI Boost
  • optimizes customer costs
  • manages local taxes (i.e. IBI, IAE and business, among others)


Present in the UK since 2015.

FI Group’s UK office based in London, works with businesses at all stages of their growth to leverage additional funding for their innovation through the UK Government’s R&D Tax Incentive Schemes.

Our team works on:

  • R&D Tax Relief for SMEs and Large Companies
  • National and International R&D Grants
  • Patent Box


Present in USA since 2019.

Our team works on Research & Experimentation Tax Credit at federal and national level.

Meet the team

About us

Our team of national technical experts in financial incentives, familiar with the specific requirements of your market, works closely with you. During each stage of your growth, we help you identify opportunities, minimise risks and maximise the impact of your initiatives.

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A trusted partner by your side!

  • Do you have a project you want to develop and promote?
  • Would you like to know more about the eligibility of your project(s)?
  • Would you like us to support you?
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