Bright Move (emergency) fund Covid-19

Bright Move (emergency) fund Covid-19

22 Oct 2020

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Bright Move set up the COVID-19 Emergency Fund with the help of Brainport Development, Stichting Incubator 3+, Brabant Startup Fund, Philips, ASML, the Municipality of Eindhoven and the Province of Noord-Brabant at the beginning of 2020.

Purpose Covid-19 emergency fund

The purpose of this emergency fund is to provide low-threshold emergency loans to high-tech startups with a scalable business model from the Brainport Eindhoven Region, to help them through the crisis and to ensure that years of innovative developments are not lost. Loans up to € 50,000 with a term to the end of 2021 and an interest of 5% (only in 2021; 2020 is interest-free) could be provided. The conditions are also quite limited, whereby only a slight joint and several liability is requested by the founders / major shareholders.

Will you contribute to better insights for an even better scheme?

This short questionnaire is intended to gain experience and familiarity with the scheme and to be able to make any adjustments to the scheme. Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete this questionnaire. Completing this questionnaire does not take longer than 5 minutes and provides valuable information for the start-up ecosystem in Brainport Eindhoven.

For more information about the emergency fund, visit

CONTACT: (040) 247 5952 or

Bright Move is an initiative of:


Eindhoven University of Technology specializes in engineering science & technology. With education, research and knowledge valorisation, TU / e contributes to: science for society, science for industry, science for science.


Brainport Development is the development company for the region. From her role as a driver of competitiveness and innovation, she comes into direct and frequent contact with starting entrepreneurs. Moreover, Brainport Development has an (inter) national network of customers, suppliers and knowledge that is relevant to the starter.



As a public company, BOM is committed to maximizing the economic future of Brabant with its knowledge, experience and public financial resources. This is done through collaboration with the business community, government and education. Via BOM Participaties, it invests risk-bearing in promising, growing Brabant companies with an innovative character.





Written by
Saskia van de Schoot

directeur new business

Saskia van de Schoot
Source: Brightmove
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