Netherlands Enterprise Agency – RVO

Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( encourages entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business.
It helps with grants, finding business partners, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations.
The aim is to improve opportunities for entrepreneurs and strengthen their position. The Agency works at the instigation of ministries and the European Union.

Netherlands Enterprise Agency is part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The organisation has been in existence since 2014 and is the result of a merger between NL Agency and the Dienst Regelingen. Some activities of the Commodities Boards are also included.

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.

European Horizon 2020 programme

Horizon 2020 is the European Commission programme for financing European research and innovation projects. The Expert Center for International Research and Innovation (EiOI), a part of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, is the National Contact Point (NCP) for Horizon 2020 in the Netherlands. Visit the RVO-website for more information. An easy accessible overview document of all the Horizon 2020 calls 2016-2017 can be downloaded here.