What does CERN BIC @ Nikhef offer?

Our BIC provides the following package:

  • Support with proposals for acquiring early stage funding, such as the STW Take-off scheme and the IXA Proof of Concept funds;
  • Depending on availability: € 30.000 euro starter loan from the Nikhef revolving fund, to be used for e.g. IP protection, design, prototyping, market studies;
  • Access to 40 hours of support by technical, engineering or scientific staff at CERN;
  • Use of IP from CERN at favourable conditions;
  • Favourable conditions for office facilities within the ACE Venture Lab;
  • Access to the network of our partners (patent and IP specialists, contractual expertise, business developers, venture capitalists);