Dutch Game Garden

Project information

Index: 1066R4
Acronym:BOO-Games
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location NETHERLANDS WEST-NEDERLAND Utrecht Utrecht Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2007
End: ongoing

Topic of the practice

Support to SMEs: VIdeo Games Incubator

Good Practice Information

The DGG is an incubator for promising talent and meeting point for those who are interested in getting to know more about Utrecht’s gaming industry. It is comprised of start-ups and other businesses. It aims to accelerate the growth of the Dutch games industry by providing wide-ranging support and facilities for students, starting game developers, start-ups and established game companies.
It is a Business Centre with affordable and flexible office space at an attractive location. The DGG is a game development hotspot.A unique mix of start-ups and experienced entrepreneurs creates a dynamic and inspirational work environment. It primarily houses game companies, with room for related businesses such as app builders, digital campaign designers and online media close to research centre

Evidence of success

It started in 2008 with a dozen of companies. As of 2013-2013 there are 40 hosted companies, all game-related. More than half of these companies produce games and the other half are focused more in the supply chain of game development

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Viktor Wijnen, Director,

Dutch Game Garden

viktor@dutchgamegarden.nl

www.dutchgamegarden.nl www.facebook.com/dutchgamegarden

Annex completed on: 06-08-2015

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