The Generator

Business Generator promotes value creation of knowledge into problem solving solutions...

... through providing support in idea evaluation, knowledge protection, licensing, generation of partnerships and entrepreneurship.

Adding value

Both SMEs and academia will increasingly depend on value creation and there are great opportunities for synergetic collaborations.

Invention

Invention

Every project starts with an idea, such ideas are generated on a daily basis by the thousands of researchers at UMCG and RUG. When these ideas are shared with Business Generator, a scan will be made on the applicability of the invention.

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proof of concept

proof of concept

Finding partners and licensees will be done together with the experts in the field, the inventors and advisors. Next to that, there are several potential funding mechanisms and Business Generator can assist in determining the most suitable one.

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product

product

In some cases, the development of an invention includes the creation of a company that focuses on developing the commercial potential of the invention.

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market

market

Local SMEs are stimulated to collaborate and being involved in translating the knowledge at RUG and UMCG into business and there is an increased entrepreneurial spirit in the region. BGG has been involved with the start of dozens of new companies.

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From the beginning we had high expectations of Business Generator Groningen. We are pleasantly surprised that the results exceed our high expectations

Frans Jaspers, former member of Board of Directors UMCG