Dutch Techzone

Dutch Techzone is a collaboration between entrepreneurs, education and government in the Coevorden, Emmen, Hardenberg and Hoogeveen region.

DykeLab GmbH

DykeLab is the venture of five established companies that are committed to making it easier for prospective founders to emerge as independent companies. Many years of experience and in-depth know-how enable them to help new start-ups implement their first major project or to support existing companies in developing a trend-setting concept. At the same time, any aspiring or existing founder can become part of the DykeLab network by participating in new projects as an implementation partner or investor.

Economic Board Groningen

Entrepreneurs can contact them for money, advice and assistance. They offer future-oriented teaching packages for education. They help promising sectors of construction, 5G, ICT, tourism and green chemistry & energy to grow further.

Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences

University with faculties Maritime Sciences, Social Work and Health, Technology and Business Studies.

Emder GründerInnenzentrum GmbH (EGZ)

EGZ offers support in the form of advice on setting up a business, events relevant to the topic as well as office space and laboratories for rent.


Co-working place in Leeuwarden


The Emmtec is a Business park located in Emmen.

Emsmarkers GmbH

Emsmakers is a CoWorking Space, with the addtion to book Meeting- and Studiorooms.

Energiecampus Leeuwarden

Co-working place for energy related companies


Organisation of the student start-up of the year award Friesland


Center of Expertise Energy contributes to the rapid transition to a clean and affordable energy supply. In their expertise center, scientists, students, companies, governments and social institutions meet each other to share their knowledge to provide innovations needed for the energy transition.

Entrepreneur Mentoring Service

Coaching and mentoring service for Frisian start-ups

Entrepreneurship School

During the multi-day event, business ideas are drafted by several teams. The business models are developed based on the business model canvas and pitched in front of a jury.


Consultation for inventors regarding patents and other property rights, offered by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Oldenburg.

EuroCollege Groningen

Accelerated and supervised Intermediate vocational education and higher vocational education

EX-EL (Existenzgründungsintitative Emsland)

EX- EL is an association of regional advice centres for business start-ups, which aim to provide practical assistance for regional start-ups with a wide range of information and advice services as well as seminars, lectures and information events.