Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) is part of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. The organisation encourages entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business. It helps with grants, finding business partners, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations. Netherlands Enterprise Agency focuses on providing services to entrepreneurs. It aims to make it easier to do business using smart organisation and digital communication. The Agency works in The Netherlands and abroad with governments, knowledge centres, international organisations and countless other partners.

NL_405-resizedNetherlands Enterprise Agency supports sustainable joint initiatives in developing countries and emerging markets. Our programmes focus on innovative pilot projects, joint investments and transfer of technology, knowledge and skills. Encouraging cooperation between Dutch and international businesses, knowledge institutions and government bodies.

Through its international network, website and database, Netherlands Enterprise Agency - acting closely with the Dutch Diplomatic Missions and Netherlands Business Support Offices - is able to provide useful business leads and contacts. In addition, it supplies detailed information regarding the Dutch economy. Netherlands Enterprise Agency’s staff has in-depth knowledge of international markets and is well positioned to bring Dutch companies in contact with international trade experts, decision makers, potential customers and partners in overseas markets.

Netherlands Enterprise Agency offers four categories of service which help bring about change within society. The type of service is selected in order to obtain the best match between the policy aim and the commissioning party and the actual context in which the target groups operate.

Information & advice:
International business, intellectual property, sustainable energy, implementation of environmental policy, EU framework programme.

Financial:
Credit, scale stimulation and subsidies for entrepreneurship, innovation, sustainable energy and energy efficiency, international business and collaboration.

Networking:
International business, intellectual property, sustainable energy, implementation of environmental policy, EU framework programme.

Implementing the law and regulations:
Environmental and sustainability performance, waste and soil policy and patents.

For more information visit the website of Netherlands Enterprise Agency www.rvo.nl/en.