Has the Netherlands become too small for your startup? And are you ready to conquer international markets and scale your business? The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) supports you with funding, international networks and personal advice through a worldwide (liaison) network.
For innovative scale-ups we offer various funding opportunities, guarantee schemes and vouchers:
Tax cedit R&D
Looking for a tax reduction on your payroll tax? Check out the Tax credit for research and development (WBSO) (TRL 0-9)
when you have R&D activities in your company.
On the brink of your commercial phase? Seed Capital (TRL7 and later) can boost the market introduction of your technology.
Seed Business Angel
Speed up your last development and prepare your commercial success with business angels organised in a fund: Seed Business Angel (TRL 6/7 and later).
Credit guarantee for SMEs
Corporate financing guarantee
Support International Business programme
Do you want to increase your opportunities in a new or existing foreign market? Do you want to expand your network and make contact with new foreign customers for your products or services? The Support International Business programme (SIB) provides subsidy to finance activities to improve your business chances in a specific country.
Personal advice and networking worldwide
We can help you find growth markets, get a better understanding of a specific market; or get better insights on how to recognise the right business partner. Contact our experts:
- Embassies & consulates
- Liaison network worldwide that can help you with market exploration in Singapore | New York | San Francisco | London | Berlin | Paris. Our liaisons can also help you connect with specific experts around the world, varying from Innovation Attachés to Agricultural advisors.
- Other networks and possible partners
Foreign markets databases
If you do not need personal advice yet, you can also do some market exploration yourself. Consult our foreign markets databases.
Events and trade missions worldwide
We co-organise several worldwide events. You can visit the following events on special startup trade missions.
Also, have a look at the SIB Collective activity scheme to get support in joining a trade mission.
Register now for Digital Demo Day Dusseldorf 2022.
Register now for CES Las Vegas 2023.
|18 August||Digital Demo Day Dusseldorf|
|5-8 January ('23)||CES Las Vegas|
Pre-register for the following events to stay informed.
FastLane is an exclusive programme that supports high potential scale-ups. They receive intensive support that serves their specific needs. RVO selects these scale-ups. Scale-up businesses cannot apply for the programme.