What is Startup in Residence?

Startup in Residence is a new way of connecting the City of The Hague and startups. Besides the ambition to connect and stimulate collaboration, the programme also aims to develop innovative solutions for the ‘wicked’ urban challenges the city faces. Startups with their out of the box thinking can develop innovative solutions for eight challenges and the City of The Hague can assist startups to finalize and perfect this solution. If the solutions are successful, the City of The Hague could act as launching customer.

The Urban Challenges

This year, startups are challenged to work with the Municipality on these problems:



Why join the program?

The selected startups are offered an intensive training programme, as well as the support of professional mentors. The startups will also be provided with working space and have access to the municipality’s network and events.

On June 29 you will get the chance to meet the participating startups during the Border Sessions festival.