IDEA is an Independent non-profit think-tank association under Belgian Law since 2000 and does not act on behalf of any governmental institution.

Is based on an open expert network and their trans-national expertise, has been involved for years in European and international studies, on field projects in disadvantaged areas, European partnership building initiatives among the private and the public sector operators.

 

Has been particularly active in European training, research and studies in economic development and regional integration, Information and Communication Technology applications in less developed regions and countries.