Start up and scale up

A brilliant idea, but no means to finance it? Or in need of a capital injection to take the next step? There are various doors you can knock on.


Thuja Capital Management (Thuja) manages several venture capital funds aimed at building and scaling companies in the fields of (bio)pharmaceuticals, medtech and digital health. In addition to generating a financial return for its investors, Thuja’s investments aim to positively impact the health and well-being of patients. Thuja serves physicians and patients worldwide by providing capital to daring entrepreneurs with ground-breaking product concepts locally. For more information visit the website of Thuja.

Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland implements grants and financing schemes on behalf of various ministries and the European Union. This grants guide lists all grants and schemes that can be applied for. More info on the website of

Innovatiefonds Noord-Holland

Business start-ups and SMEs in the province of Noord-Holland can apply for help from this fund, in which Hid-resident Sanquin participates.