The MMC Innoveert network is a dynamic ecosystem, in which MMC and its cooperation partners play an important role. The aim is to create a powerful regional cluster in the field of broad care and technology. An open and innovative business climate in which a wide range of entrepreneurs, (medical) disciplines and areas of expertise find, inspire and strengthen each other.
Together with others, we work on innovations in the healthcare sector, with support provided by, among others:
Brainport Development is de ontwikkelmaatschappij van Brainport. Zij ondersteunt start-ups, bedrijven en mensen van het MMC om hun innovaties te ontwikkelen en te versnellen. Belangeloos en onafhankelijk, met onder meer advies over financiering en koppeling aan relevante organisaties in de regio Brainport.
Innovation Advice Centre
The Innovation Advice Centre consists of specialists who offer free advice and support to starters and innovators to further bring their innovation to the market. For example, in setting up a business plan, business model or marketing communication plan, fundraising and finding the right networks and contacts.
Brabant Development Company
The Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (BOM) helps companies in Brabant to grow further. It makes knowledge, capital, talent, market and facilities available for this purpose. Within the MMC Innoveert network, BOM contributes through financing and specific (entrepreneurial) expertise to the development and marketing of promising innovations in healthcare.
Brainport Next Move
Brainport Next Move is an alliance of TU/e, Fontys Colleges, Summa College, Brainport Development, BOM and BrightMove. This partnership aims to connect the fragmented supply of entrepreneurial support in the region, promote community formation and increase the number of start-ups, people moving on and SMEs.
Through Innovation Service Teckle, Rabobank offers knowledge, resources and drive to existing and current incubators in order to market new products or services. In addition, Rabobank Medicidesk offers (prospective) doctors a sounding board and tailored advice.
ehvLINC offers legal support at a fraction of the current rates. Tilburg University law students provide (under supervision) start-ups with legal advice and work in the field of tech law, business law and tax law.
Netherlands Patent Office
The Netherlands Patent Office provides support in the field of intellectual property.
Smarter Living 2020
Coöperatie Slimmer Leven 2020 brings together government institutions, healthcare institutions, hospitals, housing corporations, welfare institutions, knowledge institutes, businesses and health insurers. Together they promote innovative technological concepts in the field of care, housing and welfare.
Joanknecht offers expertise in the financial and tax practice of (start-up) companies. Through Online Business Coaching, personal coaching and active cooperation.
Brainport TechLaw was founded in 2013 and is a platform where technology and law come together. Literally and figuratively. Our goal is to combine, share and safeguard specific knowledge in the field of technology and law. We do this by bringing our members - entrepreneurs in (high)tech sectors, and specialist advisors (including accountants, lawyers, patent attorneys) - into contact with each other and by organising theme meetings.
We are also the initiator of an independent arbitration institute, specifically for technology disputes.