08-07-2018

How to realize more turnover in foreign markets with DHI-subsidy

With the DHI-subsidy the Dutch government provides financial support to Dutch SME’s to develop their business activities in foreign markets. DHI is open for all countries except for the sanctioned countries. Applications can be submitted from 15 January 2019 and will be judged according to the principle of ‘first come first serve’ by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl). Read further if you want to know more about support by Larive in the application process.

1. Demonstration project

  • Demonstrate Dutch technology to potential customers with the aim to convince them about your product.
  • The subsidy amounts to 50% of the eligible costs up to max. € 200,000.

2. Feasibility study

  • Research into the technical and commercial feasibility of foreign investment in your product with the aim to convince a potential client to purchase your product.
  • The subsidy amounts to 50% of the eligible costs up to max. € 100,000.

3. Pre-investment study

  • Assess the technical and commercial feasibility of your investment project.
  • The subsidy amounts to 50% of the eligible costs up to max. € 100,000.

Budget

There are two separate budgets for 2019, € 4 million for DGGF countries* and € 5 million for other countries**.

Countries for DHI-subsidy

DHI-subsidy application

It’s important to check your project on eligibility for DHI support. Larive can be your trustworthy advisor. We have developed and executed over 50+ DHI projects. Some examples:

  • Rademaker and KOMA Refrigeration Equipment: Demonstration of an innovative bakery production line in China.
  • Koneksi: Feasibility study for the production of motorcycles in Kenya.
  • Tolsma:  Feasibility study for storage and processing of potatoes in Ukraine.
  • Monte Pizza Crust: Feasibility study for a pizza production line in South Korea.
  • MBFH: Demonstration of a large-scale dance event in Indonesia

For more information about application, please contact Menno Morenc via email or telephone at (+31) 030 6933221.