In the Netherlands and Europe there are many "subsidy" programmes where compagnies, organisations, universities (and often a combination of these) can get support for the realisation of a good idea.

The most prominent are currently:

CLICK.NL Horizon2020
CLICKNL and the topsector Creative Industry HORIZON2020: research program of the EU
   
CLARIAH
CLARIN/CLARIAH Center for Humanities and Technology (CHAT)