About Catalyze

Catalyze is an innovation consultancy delivering expertise ranging from strategic consultancy, to funding applications and project management, for clients working in the fields of life sciences & health, and green & sustainable innovations. Driven by a belief that the most meaningful innovations deserve the best chance to succeed, Catalyze has established itself as a key player in the innovation ecosystem, headquartered in Amsterdam and operating worldwide. To date, Catalyze has raised €750 million in funding for its clients, built a network ecosystem of more than 2500 partners, and grown to over 120 employees.

Why a partnership with VU Entrepreneurship & Impact?

The partnership will provide a significant boost to StartHub startups and researchers, as they will gain access to Catalyze’s industry leading expertise in funding strategy and strategic business consultancy. Catalyze will apply this expertise to equip VU StartHub members with clear and actionable strategies to accelerate their innovations. Activities will include services such as strategic funding, grant writing support, project management, and business coaching.

Learn more about Catalyze Group here.

Catalyze - partner VU Entrepreneurship & Impact 3

Jalal Es-Sbai, founder and director of Catalyze, together with Hans Drenth of VU Entrepreneurship & Impact