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Research & development

This information is provided by Netherlands Enterprise Agency

The Netherlands has a long and strong tradition in deploying innovative projects around the world. In sectors such as water, energy and food security - to name a few - the Netherlands leads the way with international research and development in new technologies.

Dutch businesses and knowledge institutes seek cooperation with partners abroad, creating international projects that often have a long-lasting local impact.

Netherlands Enterprise Agency offers various financing facilities for innovation projects and programmes. See the opportunities below.

Finance opportunities for businesses on Bonaire, St. Eustasius and Saba

Do you want your company to spread its wings in Bonaire, St. Eustatius or Saba? If so, you will need finance. There are various arrangementsExternal link that might help.

WBSO R&D tax credit

WBSOExternal link is the legal Act promoting research and development. This Act provides fiscal facilitiesExternal link for companies, knowledge centres and self-employed persons who perform R&D work.

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020External link is a European Commission programme for financing European research and innovation. The Expert Centre for International Research and Innovation (EiOI), a part of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, is the Netherlands National Contact Point (NCP) for Horizon 2020 in the Netherlands.

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency