Startup in residence 2019 submissions are closed!

The deadline for registering for the 2019/2020 Startup in Residence program has passed. Thanks and best of luck to all the startups that applied! After a preliminary selection round, you will be notified if you're selected to pitch in the coming week. We will announce the final startup selection on December 11 and the program will officially kick off on December 13.

The program

Selected startups will get 6 months of intensive training along with guidance from professional coaches, to master all the ins and outs of entrepreneurship and help you to turn their idea into a prototype. You will have access to both the municipal and provincial governments’ networks and resources and all partners, and when their awesome idea is shaped into a working and successful solution, the challenge owners will act as launching customer and help get the product market ready.

The challenges

We've got 10 challenges lined up and ready for you to solve. And if you have a kickass idea that's not included here, you can always sign up for the wildcard. Check out the challenges.

Sign up

The closing date for submissions is October 7, 2019 at 11:59 (noon). After a preliminary selection round, you will be notified if you're selected to pitch (Oct 11) . We will announce the final startup selection on December 11 and the program will officially kick off on December 13.

You can sign up for the program and learn more about the registration process by clicking on the button below. You will also find the tender document, with selection criteria and other info (just click on attachments).

Best of luck!

Liselotte Westerveld (program manager Startup in Residence Groningen)