Help with innovation

Every idea, every move, requires a first impulse. We provide this impulse for innovating, investing and internationalising in Zeeland. With our knowledge, services and network, we support and stimulate developments that contribute to the economy of Zeeland. We do this as a dedicated and highly motivated connector and sounding board for the ambitious entrepreneur. Together, we aim for the best result and create maximum impact.

Our mission and goals

This is what we do

We strive for sustainable development of businesses in Zeeland and the regional economy. Do you, as an entrepreneur, want to innovate and work towards the future of your company? With our knowledge, broad network and years of experience, we help companies turn their plans into reality! From the elaboration and development of innovative ideas to realizing investment or internationalisation ambitions.

We help entrepreneurs transform their ideas into innovations that are future-proof. In the fields of sustainability, digitalisation and circularity in various top sectors in Zeeland. We do this through financing, guidance, and the development of programmes and projects.

We support ambitious entrepreneurs who want to invest in sustainable and innovative ideas within the province of Zeeland. We can provide financing and put you in touch with the right connections within funds and investors.

We assist businesses in Zeeland that have international ambitions. And we help Dutch and foreign entrepreneurs establish and expand their business in Zeeland. We help in finding new markets, and connect entrepreneurs with each other and with potential clients or collaboration partners. By doing business without borders, together we create a future-oriented and sustainable, stronger economy in Zeeland.

Our people

The driving force behind Impuls Zeeland

A team of over 40 professionals who have a passion for entrepreneurship and are proud of Zeeland. The Board of Supervisory Directors, appointed by the shareholders, supervises the management.

Maike Lemain

Corporate Controller

Albert Meiresonne

Manager Foreign Direct Investments & International Trade

Wies Buysrogge

Project leader leisure economy

Edwin van Houte

Manager Innovation Finance

Peter Bijkerk

Business Development Manager


Impuls’ brands and initiatives

Zeeland Connect

Zeeland Connect connects governments, businesses and knowledge institutions with the shared goal of strengthening logistics in the province of Zeeland

Smart Delta Resources

In Smart Delta Resources (SDR) large energy and resource-intensive companies in the Flemish-Dutch Scheldt Delta region have joined forces within a unique, cross-border collaboration between industry, port and governments


Dockwize is a breeding ground for ideas, where start ups make a succesful start, education and business come together, innovative entrepreneurship is stimulated and companies are prepared for the future.