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Financing from start to growth

Access to subsidies, venture capital and investors

Brightlands supports entrepreneurs and researchers in finding the right financing for innovation, business and research. You’ll find an introduction here to the possibilities available via the Brightlands campuses and their partners. 


Business developers, investment directors and venturing specialists at Brightlands support scientists and entrepreneurs in selecting, applying for and putting together the right financing options, such as private equity, venture capital, loans, tax benefits and grants. At the same time, they support investors in selecting the startup or research projects that fit their portfolio.

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Investment partner LIOF

LIOF is the Province of Limburg’s regional development company. LIOF is there to support every SME in Limburg with an innovative idea, business plan or financing need. It also helps entrepreneurs who want to relocate to Limburg. They help entrepreneurs, large and small, to innovate, collaborate and invest. LIOF provides advice, a deeply rooted network and funding to anyone interested in achieving something in this area. They know the trends and innovations, and can co-invest thanks to our funds.

Interested in further information on LIOF? 

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Investment partner BVP

Brightlands Venture Partners (BVP) is an independent, regional venture capital fund manager with a focus on the smart materials, life sciences and agri-food sectors. They support innovative companies that fit within the Brightlands campuses ecosystem. Their philosophy is that the companies in our portfolio have a greater chance of success and a shorter time-to-market when they interact with the Brightlands ecosystem.

Interested in further information on Brightlands Venture Partners?

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If you want to make the world a more sustainable, healthier place, start your business,  research or investment at Brightlands. Brightlands is the place to innovate, learn and network. You're more than welcome! Read more about the latest developments at the Brightlands campuses, consider taking one of the challenging jobs available at the campuses or sign up for an event.

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