Benefits

Benefits for participating companies

  • Simplified process of collaboration with other companies.
  • Easy access to the knowledge, experience and assistance from fellow entrepreneurs.
  • High-value infrastructure for research and testing.
  • Access to interns and graduate students.
  • Discounted services for product development and commercialization.
  • Exposure of novel products and prototypes to press contacts, prospects and customers.
  • Administrative and managerial support for grant proposals and projects.

Benefits for participating knowledge institutes

  • Easy access to innovative SMEs for technology transfer and collaborative projects.
  • Enhance the entrepreneurial spirit within universities & research institutes.
  • Opportunities for students to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
  • Priority use of new software and hardware tools in scientific research.
  • Access to high-value specialized research and test facilities.
  • Joint contract research for industry and government.
  • Royalties from commercialization of joint product development.
  • Joint export of expertise, research methods, techniques and tools to emerging markets.
  • Revenues from training and consultancy.

Field labs: Get connected to the i3B network

  • Field labs connected to the i3B network benefit from early access to the latest measurement and analysis tools.
  • Increase the visibility of your lab to students, scientists and potential business partners.
  • Share experiences with other field labs, in the Netherlands and abroad.
  • Discounted products and services from participating companies.
  • Easy access to students from participating knowledge institutions.

Large companies doing business with i3B

  • One-stop shopping for expertise on ICT related to brain, body and behavior. The i3B front office connects your question to the right specialist.
  • Access to a network of innovative high-tech SMEs that can respond quickly to your business needs.
  • Evaluate novel research tools before these are introduced into the corporate laboratory.
  • Flexible partnership opportunities, from ad-hoc usage of i3B test facilities to long-term agreements.
  • Contract research, development and engineering.