Our challenges

Missed the application date for our challenges?

Leave your email address below and get notified as soon as a new challenge is posted in Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

What’s next?

For each challenge, selected startups are given the opportunity to present their solution. These presentations are judged by a jury. They will choose one winner for each social issue, who can participate in the SiR program. The startup receive up to 25.000 euros to develop their prototype. After five months of intensive collaboration between startup and governmental organisations  ends with a working prototype. The startup will present this prototype to the challenge owners and potential customers at the Demo Day of each program.

SiR 2020

From the 21th of november a new program will launch in which five governmental bodies are working together on a joint SiR program. The Ministery of Interior and Kingdom Relations, the Ministery of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the Ministery of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, the province of South-Holland and the municipality of The Hague are working together to benefit from each other’s expertise and utilize the economies of scale that hereby arise.

Invitation


 

News

07-11-2019 | Demo Day 2019!

Demo Day SiR: maatschappelijke uitdagingen tackelen met startups in de regie! Op 7 november 2019 vond in het auditorium van het Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken... Read More...

29-10-2019 | Uitnodiging Demo Day…

Op donderdag 7 november zal de Demo Day van het Startup in Residence (SiR) programma plaatsvinden. Op deze dag zullen de in mei gekozen winnaars... Read More...

15-10-2019 | Blog: BZK zet…

Op 15 oktober 2019 heeft ImpactCity een blog gepubliceerd over een van de challenges van het BZK programma, genaamd 'Aardgasvrije wijken'. Lieke van Son, medewerker... Read More...