Startup Support

Startups are important for Topsector Horticulture & Starting Materials: through these companies new or improved products, services, processes etc. can be developed that the sector can benefit from. In 2019, Topsector Horticulture & Starting Materials appointed four innovation brokers who are involved in the supervision of startups. An innovation broker provides support with:

  • starting an innovative company
  • making an innovation ready for the market
  • determining the value proposition and the earnings model
  • making the business case and financing proposals for market introduction
  • finding the right collaboration partners
  • setting up consortia and partnerships with other companies and / or knowledge institutions

The following innovation brokers are available for Topsector Horticulture & Starting Materials:

Peter van der Sar  Paul Monincx        Clemens Stolk      Stefan Persoon 

More information

For more information, please contact TKI Head Office:

Even if you fail in doing something ambitious, you usually succeed in doing something important.

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