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Seed Capital Scheme

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you run a startup in the technological or creative sector and need an investment, you may be eligible for the Seed Capital scheme. This scheme consists of financial support as well as practical support, such as advice and contacts. The scheme is made up of several different funds, each focusing on a different sector, such as medical technology or sustainability.

Corona: extended scheme

As a result of the corona crisis, the government has increased the budget from €22 million to €32 million. This way, the government intends to support innovative companies to find investments.

When do you qualify?

The Seed Capital scheme applies for startups in the following sectors:

  • agriculture, horticulture and food
  • high-tech
  • life sciences and health
  • energy
  • transport
  • IT

Furthermore, your business needs to be inventive: either by creating innovations or by applying existing products or processes in a new way. Find out which fund is most suitable to your business.

How to apply

You can apply directly with one of the available investment funds (in Dutch).

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