There are two ways in which IXA can provide funding for start-up and early stage companies:
The PoC and Preseed Fund, managed and carried out by IXA, has been established to stimulate research-driven entrepreneurship among staff and students of the five IXA partners and to create an environment where new initiatives and ideas can be tested and further developed.
The Pre-seed Fund caters to start-ups, which can be:
A condition for Pre-seed funding is that the funding will be either for an research-based idea, concept, or invention by one of the five Amsterdam institutions, or for initiating a joint research project with one of these institutions.
Start-up companies, SMEs (natural person or companies) and societal organisations (excluding educational and research institutions) can apply for POC funding. A condition for POC funding is that the funding will be either for an research-based idea, concept, or invention by one of the five Amsterdam institutions, or for initiating a joint research project with one of these institutions.
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