Startup in residence Northern Netherlands 2020/2021

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. 

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.

Our challenges

A challenge is a problem we formulated, waiting to be solved by you. We’ve got 10 challenges lined up and ready to choose from. Can’t find the right one? Sign up for the Wildcard and pitch your own solution for a problem we didn’t formulate. Check out the challenges here.


Startup in Residence northern Netherlands has started. You can't join this edition anymore. We hope your startup will tackle one of our challenges during SIR 2021/2022!