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Just a little help from the government


The government is quite an enabler when it comes down to exploring new concepts and technologies. There are many subsidies & programmes often dedicated to a specific field of business.

The Startup Box

The Startup Box consists of six public sector support programmes specifically tailored to meet the needs of your start-up in each stage of your growth. Check the available funding schemes via Startup Box.

Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( encourages (new) entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business. It helps with grants, subsidies, finding business partners, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations. Check all available grants or financial programmes.

R&D tax credit

The WBSO (R&D tax credit) is intended to provide entrepreneurs with an incentive to invest in research. With the WBSO, companies can lower the wage costs for R&D and other R&D costs and expenditures, such as prototypes or research equipment. You can deduct the tax benefit in your tax return to the Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration.

Financing services for scale-ups