BIM real estate stimulates entrepreneurs, supports initiatives and initiates new economic developments with real estate. The BIM offers entrepreneurs flexible and short term lease agreements, attractive rents and small surfaces to rent. The BIM participates in projects focused at economic and social developments in 's-Hertogenbosch. BIM real estate makes business possible.
Biox Biosciences B.V. is a privately owned investment company specialising in early and mid stage investments in the field of sustainable life sciences. In addition to providing capital, the company is available to assist its investments with strategic and financial planning, corporate finance, administration and housing through its initiative WesterToren Innovation Centre BV.
The mission of the Noord-Brabant Development Agency (N.V. Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (BOM)) is to create opportunities for Noord-Brabant by enhancing sustainable economic growth and innovative power. The BOM provides support to businesses that actually leads to improvement, by assuming the role of organiser and participant. What’s more, the BOM shares knowledge with municipalities and other organisations, as part of a joint effort to create fertile ground for establishing a business and for investment.
ZLTO is an organisation encompassing ca. 10,500 'green space' entrepreneurs. It initiates and accompanies promotional and innovative activity in the interest of the green sector and supports its members in realising a sustainable position in the market and in society. ZLTO does so by way of a unique combination of promotion of interests, business services and participations. ZLTO also invests in innovations in the green space via participations in business and implementation-aimed projects like realisation of new networks of knowledge and expertise.
Rabobank is a bank by and for customers, a cooperative bank, a socially-responsible bank. Our aim is to be market leader across all financial markets in The Netherlands. We are also committed to being a leading bank in the field of food and agri worldwide. Rabobank is an international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles. It offers retail banking, wholesale banking, private banking, leasing and real estate services. As a cooperative bank, Rabobank puts customer's interests first in its services. It serves approximately 8.7 million clients around the world. Rabobank Group is comprised of Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (Rabobank) and its consolidated subsidiaries in The Netherlands and abroad. It is committed to making a substantial contribution to welfare and prosperity in The Netherlands and to feeding the world sustainably. We put the interests and ambitions of our customers and members first. With nearly two million members, we are one of the largest cooperatives in The Netherlands. And our members are more than just customers. They have a voice in deciding the bank's strategic course. Our commercially independent local Rabobanks form the most finely-meshed banking network in The Netherlands. They serve millions of Dutch retail and wholesale customers with a full range of financial services. We are market leader in the Netherlands in a number of segments. Our cooperative identity stems back to the late 19th century when a group of farmers founded the first agricultural cooperative banks. Our strong agricultural roots mean that we have unparalleled knowledge in the food and agri industry. We are by far the largest bank in The Netherlands in this field and our ambition is to become the world's leading food and agribank. Based on this ambition, we are dedicated to making a contribution to bringing about global food safety and security. Measured by Tier 1 capital, Rabobank Group is one of the world's largest financial institutions. All the rating agencies give Rabobank a high rating.
In 2009 the Seed Capital regeling was assigned to the Brabant Life Sciences Seed Fund.
With the Seed Capital regeling the Ministry of Economic Affairs, mainly supports techno and creative starters. With this regulation, the Ministry shall contribute to capital investment funds which invest venture capital in innovative entrepreneurs in technology and creativity. Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland is responsible for implementation.
The Fund has started an intensive cooperation with the Spin Off Fund of the Province of North Brabant, which is managed by the BOM. The aim of this cooperation is to stimulate the Life Sciences sector further through co-financing.
At this time it is important that the regional economy gets new impulses and partners, the Province of North Brabant and BOM, because of their social responsibility can contribute to the creation of new jobs and an innovative business environment.