Monday 16 September 2019

Dutch government lends €2m to eight innovative research start-ups

pipette nozzles in a rackThe government has allocated loans of €250,000 to eight companies focusing on innovations such as vaccination plasters, anti-cancer spreading agents and heat-producing computers.

Junior education minister Sander Dekker has allocated the loans to start-ups with their roots in university research to help them develop their ideas commercially.

Other companies to have been granted the loans include a company which focuses on window sun shades which generate energy, live DNA images and 3D printing waste material.

A further 31 companies have been allowed loans of up to €40,000.

‘If you can translate innovative scientific knowledge into applications which benefit society then scientific knowledge has tremendous added value in terms of society and the economy,’ Dekker said in a statement. has been free for 12 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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