The Netherlands Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Opportunities for business development - the Blue Gold Innovation Fund.

The Blue Gold Innovation Fund makes it possible for Bangladesh and Netherlands based companies to try and test new innovative approaches and discover new pathways for the development of the Blue Gold polders in Bangladesh.

The Innovation Fund provides financial opportunities for feasibility studies, pilots and scaling activities conducted by knowledge centres, business enterprises, NGOs and Government Agencies. The Blue Gold Innovation Fund aims to finance new innovative technologies and approaches that focus on the agriculture value chain and water management, and contribute to the outcome and results of the Blue Gold program.


The Blue Gold program is co-financed by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and runs from March 2013 to March 2019. As such innovation proposals will be accepted up to July 2018. More information on the Innovation Fund can be found on the Blue Gold website: