The HUB is proud to announce that its founding partners, the Province of South Holland and the city of Rotterdam, committed to further support the program for the year 2019 /2020.

The continued support will allow at least 3 South-Holland or Rotterdam based promising life sciences companies to cross the Atlantic and create equal chances on global success compared to their US peers. As of May 1st the HUB will start the selection and advisory work for South-Holland based companies and cordially invites companies that aspire US expansion and/or fundraising to reach out to

“The life sciences sector is a very important industry for the Province of South-Holland” Ms. Bom-Lemstra’ (regional minister of Economy and Innovation) stated. “Therefore, we are committed to enable the companies that are developing promising life-changing technologies for patients to become leaders in the field on a global scale by providing them access to the biggest healthcare and capital market in the world: the US.”

The City of Rotterdam agrees and aims to further bolster the life sciences sector in the City by supporting the HUB.

Mrs Barbara Kathmann, Vice Mayor for Economy of the City of Rotterdam added.We are working hard to enhance the life sciences and health sector in Rotterdam. The HUB program will give Rotterdam companies the chance to enter an international market and will help to position Rotterdam as an innovative LifeSciences Hub’’ Mrs Barbara Kathmann, Vice Mayor for Economy of the City of Rotterdam added.

“We are thrilled with the continued support of our founding partners and are excited to continue to work with the Province of South Holland, IQ, the City of Rotterdam and Rotterdam Partners to further bolster the life sciences industry in the region”, Cees de Wit director of the HUB adds.

The HUB is already in talks with various companies for the enrolment into the 2019 program. However, companies can at any time apply for the program or an introduction meeting at: