Regional network for founders/start-ups offering free consulty services in various fields such as social security, taxation, financing, patent- and industrial property rights, setting up business etc.

Refresh Groningen

The goal of Refresh Groningen is to inspire each other and help us grow as designers and front-end developers. But the most important thing is to bring these people together.

Rio Lab

RIOLab is located at the Energy Transition Center (EnTranCe) on the Zernike Campus Groningen. It offers working spaces where thousands of students and workers can go every day.

ROC Alfa College

Intermedite vocational education that offers teachings in a variety of areas.

ROC Friese Poort Dokkum

Vocational Education Training

ROC Friese Poort Drachten

Vocational Education Training

ROC Friese Poort Leeuwarden

Vocational Education Training

ROC Friese Poort Sneek

Vocational Education Training

ROC Menso Alting

Vocational education that offers studies in different areas. The school also has a business college

RTV Drenthe

Entrepreneur media

RUG Houdstermaatschappij

RUG Houdstermaatschappij BV (RHM) helps to launch knowledge-intensive companies by bringing scientific research results to the market.RHM supports scientists in the process of starting a business.


Part-time education for intermediate vocational education and higher vocational education

Screw up

Screw Up helps organizations and teams that want to innovate and get people moving. We break the taboo on making mistakes, make mistakes open to discussion and provide concrete tools with which you and your colleagues learn to deal better with things that go wrong.

Seniorenexperten IHK

The offer of the IHK offers the possibility to exchange ideas with senior experts in order to benefit from their knowledge, experience or know-how. The offer is aimed at both start-ups and existing companies.

Sirius Minds

Sirius Minds is a consultation and training company as well as a think tank for entrepreneurs.


SMC050 is an initiative to bring together companies, experts and newcomers in the field of social media and technological trends in the region. The aim of SMC050 is to exchange knowledge, to keep up to date and to learn from the latest developments.