Start-up Support

Within the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the TU Delft various organizations can help you to further develop you in the founding of your start-up. A few are listed below.

Intellectual property rights

For technology-based start-ups their intellectual property is a key asset. Getting the right protection and careful consideration on how to use it in collaborative agreements  is vital for the start-up operations. At the Valorisation Centre of TU Delft, experts can help you and provide you with assistance in the decision of protection or not and how to negotiate your deal with others.

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Business development

At TU Delft, business developers can help you understand the market opportunities, develop your business case, protect you intellectual property  and provide a start for future investments. 

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Female ventures

Female Ventures is a non-profit organisation that stimulates and supports female leadership and entrepreneurship in corporates, SMEs and start-ups. The local activities of Female Ventures in Delft aim at inspiring women to start their own company and help them in matchmaking between start-ups, investors and female talent.

You will find more information here.

Delft Enterprises

Entrepreneurial-minded students and employees of the Delft University of Technology can turn their great ideas into companies with the help of Delft Enterprises. From invention to patent and from strategy to start-up.

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YES!Delft is the tech incubator affiliated to the Delft University of Technology. They  support technological entrepreneurship on the road from promising idea to leading firm.

You will find more information here.