Want to help make the Northern Netherlands a better place with your startup? We’re looking for ambitious startups to come up with new and innovative ways to tackle societal issues and urban challenges. Startup in Residence is a 6 month program where you’ll get intensive coaching and training, and our partners and challenge owners 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.

Whether it’s sorting waste, the impact of climate change or cycling safety in the rural areas; the Northern Netherlands offers plenty of challenges. That’s why in the Startup in Residence program we are connecting public organizations with ambitious startups.

Why join?
Selected startups will be paired with their own mentor (an experienced entrepreneur) and get workshops given by experts in different fields, like customer journey, legal matters and pitching. You will also get the opportunity to pilot and test your product and/or service, while partnered up with a potential client, and be ready to hit the market. The opportunity for a successful collaboration!

Our challenges
The registrations for the next edition of Startup in Residence are closed! 

Need inspiration?
Check out last year’s selection and  watch a couple of video from a Startup in Residence alumni and their solutions:

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