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Do you have an idea for a startup or innovation within your company? Would you like more information about financing, are you looking for a partnership, or a test site for your product? Don’t dream it, do it! Take the first step towards innovation by submitting your question to our specialists.

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We offer startups (New) and innovative entrepreneurs (Next) access to a dynamic ecosystem. By connecting entrepreneurship to high-tech innovation and employing our Novel-Tools, we help them to become game changers. 


New business

Today we see startups as the promise of tomorrow's economy. People are becoming much more aware of the importance of young businesses. Young entrepreneurs with innovative ideas are required to fill empty spaces in the business community.”

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Next business

“The world finds itself in an enormous transition phase with industrial and societal impact. Digitalization, robotics and technical improvement, changes the chains in the industry and is creating more possibilities at the product and process level. New industries are being opened up and new products and services are following each other with an increasing tempo.”

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The Netherlands are leading in photonics

Fiber optics, self-propelled vehicles and robots that perform an operation; the applications of photonics are getting increasingly closer to the consumer. Much of this unique knowledge and expertise comes from Twente.

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“Student days are the best time to start your business”

Saxion has produced no fewer than 1,200 spin-offs and dozens of new businesses are added each year. Student entrepreneurship co-ordinator Yvonne Kholmy-de Jong advises Saxion students and tutors on their business concepts.

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Upcoming events

Webinar Crowdfunding

06-07-2017 15:30

In collaboration with Douw&Koren, Oost NV organizes an inspiring webinar-session in which you can explore the first steps to achieve your own crowdfunding ambitions. ​

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Startupfest: The Future of High Tech

26-09-2017 10:00

During the Startupfest The Future of High Tech we inspire world-class entrepreneurs, top investors and captains of industry in a sparkling startup fest. Curious?

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