I am a student, can I apply?
Yes, students can apply.
Is it necessary to be registered in The Hague in order to participate ?
No, you should only be able to work for minimum of two days a week in The Hague and attend all the workshops.
If I do not have a prototype because I offer a service, is it still possible to participate in the programme?
Yes, it is possible. It is essential that you are able to answer the question: “What could we make at a minimum to get our product/service functioning to prove it is a solution to a problem?”.
Do I need to formulate my questions in English?
You are allowed to formulate your questions in Dutch or in English.
Are there any costs involved?
There are no costs involved. We do expect you to travel to The Hague at own expenses.
Do I need to have a KvK (Chamber of Commerce) registration in order to apply for the programme?
Yes, your startup must be registered at the Chamber of Commerce.
Does the proposal need to be written in English?
The proposal can be written in English or Dutch.
I have questions about the program, where can I send them to?
Please send your questions to [email protected]
Is it possible to apply for multiple challenges?
Yes you can apply to multiple challenges, but you can only win with one entry.
When will the registration be open?
Registration is open! You can now apply for new challenges. Find all challenges on: startupinresidence.com/intergov
What does the application entail?
- a document (max 10 A4s) with a clear description of your concept/pitch deck
- a pdf-document with a few questions, that be found on SIR Intergov
Is it possible to apply with an initiative that has received support already?
Is registration as a foundation at the Chamber of Commerce sufficient?
Yes, you can start as a foundation. However, if you want to make profit as a startup, it would be advisable to register as a startup.