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Whether you are learning, studying or working, Brainport Eindhoven offers limitless opportunities for growth. Your success depends on the way you overcome your challenges. Please contact Brainport if you need any support. We will help you gain more knowledge and new perspectives or we will just answer your questions.

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How to grow my business or idea?

Hoe laat ik mijn bedrijf groeien
Foto door Bart van Overbeeke
Hoe laat ik mijn bedrijf groeien
Foto door Bart van Overbeeke

The growth of your company is determined by the current stage of your company. Growth doesn’t necessarily mean financial growth. It may also include professional development of your staff. By investing in staff development, your employees will gain a broader and deeper knowledge of your products or services. This will allow your company to grow, not only in the short term, but also in the long term.

Hoe groei ik mijn Brainport Bedrijf

Allow your company to grow
The business dynamics of a company are constantly changing, no matter how large or small the company. When your startup is growing, it is only logical that the number of employees is growing as well. This expansion requires a new way of looking at things to optimize the front and back office of your company in order to enable growth in the broadest sense. For example, to allow you to work more efficiently and, depending on your ambitions, to provide scope for innovations or new markets. Hence, your company’s growth depends on the current stage of your company and its future needs.

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Business growth programs Brainport
If you want your business to grow, you not only need a proper business and financial plan, you also need time and focus. You can decide to go it alone, but in Brainport Eindhoven companies, government and knowledge institutes help each other to jointly grow. The independent business developers of Brainport Development gladly help you out. They know all about the business growth programs offered by Brainport Eindhoven and help you decide which program best suits you and your ambition for growth in terms of duration, approach, support and costs.

You can also get more information from these partners


Shift2Start supports innovators, startups, scale ups in the automotive and mobility sectors with business planning, financing and setup management.

Brabantse Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij

BOM is an economic development organisation that is committed to the further growth of companies in Brabant. Together with partners, BOM offers promising companies access to capital, knowledge, talent, market and facilities, focused on economic and social issues.

Fontys Centrum voor Ondernemerschap

The Fontys Centre for Entrepreneurship offers various training courses, minors, guidance and regulations for (pre)startup support.

MMC innoveert

A network and a physical place where the hospital, companies, knowledge institutions and care partners work together on tomorrow's care.

TU/e Innovation Lab

Explore the possibilities together, write a business case, look for suitable forms of financing, draw up business models and look for possible partnerships. A TU/e valorization program.

High Tech XL

We support hardware startup founders all the way from idea to prototype to scale-up by connecting them to a top-tier community of entrepreneurs, corporates, and investors. HighTechXL’s accelerator program is conceived to fast-forward an early-stage hardware startup’s market entry.


LUMO Labs is an impact-driven multi-stage (pre-seed through series A) capital fund with a two-year venture builder program for founding teams of ventures focused on AI/Data, Blockchain, Robotics/Drones, IoT, and/or VR/AR.

Patent Match

PatentMatch brings innovators and experts together, with the common goal of actually bringing more innovative concepts to the market.


Acceleration programme to make entrepreneurs in the sports and vitality sector more successful, in the field of Marketing, Sales, Finance, Team-building & Business Guidance.

Brainport Meet-up

Possibility to pitch for a 10-15 CEO's of renowned Brainport companies. Based on three requests for help, you can recieve an offer based on your own expertise.

EIT Digital

EIT Digital supports digital, innovative companies that are beyond the start-up phase and want to grow in Europe. Providing a pan-European network, EIT Digital has 40 business developers in 10 countries and 14 cities ready to deliver on your European ambition.

Het Nieuwe Innoveren

With the Design Sprint programme: 'Het Nieuwe Innoveren', three promising professionals from your organisation will work on developing their personal innovation skills.

PreXLR Program

Within the 100-day PreXLR programme, we help you to capture your company's ideas. We will validate them at an early stage, create revenue from day one and lay the foundation for a sustainable and scalable business model.

Scale Up Capital

The network and knowledge to the right financier with the right smart money to realize your ambitions as an entrepreneur.

We will gladly help you to make the right choice.



Piet van der Wielen

Program Director Business | Brainport Development