Brightlands Innovation Factory is the overarching startup guidance organization of the Brightlands ecosystem. This ecosystem consists of 8,000 knowledge workers, 4,000 students, 17 research and educatBrightlands Innovation Factory is the overarching startup guidance organization of the Brightlands ecosystem. This ecosystem consists of 8,000 knowledge workers, 4,000 students, 17 research and education institutes and 115 companies divided over 4 Brightlands campuses. Each campus has its own focus area: Advanced Materials, Smart Services, Health and Nutrition.
Brightlands Innovation Factory guides entrepreneurs through the entire startup lifecycle. From Incubation through Acceleration and Validation to Scale-up, Brightlands Innovation Factory has everything in place to support you in your journey towards a successful business.
One of the most important parts of this journey is to validate your innovation. Within our ecosystem, you are able to validate your innovation faster than anywhere else. Brightlands Innovation Factory has a network of 250 experts ready to work together with startups in our programs. In addition, through our programs, startups get access to proof-of-principle funding up to 50,000 Euros and proof-of-concept funding up to 250,000 Euros.
Our Incubation program is for startups building their Proof of Concept. Our Acceleration program is aimed at finding the right product/market combination.
Do you want to make the next steps in your startup’s development? And get access to the necessary funding to do so? Apply for our programs now!more
Funds20 startupsper year
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