3d cat and VanPaz sign cooperation agreement

You never know how things come together, but in this case, there was an instant click. As a result of working with Leyden Jar we came into contact with a group of like-minded seed investors, united under the C-Ventures banner. Being former Shell senior management or with  similar background, it is no surprise that the[…]

Dynatech and VanPaz finish first stage of Hookie development

Behind the scenes a lot has been going on with the Hookie robot during the last half year.  Field tests have been done with the Sant Josep Obrer hospital in Barcelona, while VanPaz contacted and visited possible partners for commercialisation and field trials outside of Spain, and did the economic analysis. In the meantime also[…]

Castor EDC secures over 1 million euro of public funding

An intense period @ VanPaz of working on their business plan with the Castor management has paid off: CastorEDC secured a 1.1 million euro EC grant under the SME instrument funding scheme.  Ranked 3rd in over 320 business plans submitted on European level, CastorEDC was 1 of only 4 Dutch companies to gain access to[…]

Getfunded! to be continued….in Rotterdam.

We seem to have attracted quite some attention with the GetFunded! program in the Hague, at least to the point that Rotterdam is not wanting to lag behind. So: launching GetFunded!010, this time not only with the municipality and RVO, but also with Innovation Quarter and Rotterdam Partners on board. The aim is also higher:[…]

2 Getfunded! participants receive 50,000 euro EC grant.

In a joint effort from The Hague municipality, VanPaz and RVO, 10 promising tech startups from The Hague region were coached to write an application for one of the toughest funding competitions around: the EC SME instrument. With a success rate of in many cases around 5%, only the best European SMEs stand a chance[…]