Want to help make Groningen a better place with your startup? Groningen is looking for ambitious startups to come up with new and innovative ways to tackle societal issues and urban challenges. Startup in Residence is a 5 month program where you’ll get intensive coaching and training, and the City will act as launching customer for the most promising solutions.  Find your challenge, pitch your fix and we’ll help you kickstart and launch it with our Startup in Residence Program.

Challenge accepted?

Whether it’s the much needed energy transition, creating a circular economy, waste sorting or healthy ageing, there are plenty of issues to tackle in Groningen. We’ve got 16 challenges lined up and ready for you to choose from.  The deadline for signing up is July 2 and the pre-selection starts July 6. Selected startups will be invited to pitch their idea from July 9 to 17 and we will announce the final selection in August.