The Dutch
Security Cluster
The Dutch
Security Cluster

Opportunities for International Business

Do you have international ambitions to meet new business partners and grow your business in cyber security? Interested in expanding your business to India, Japan, United States, Europe or the rest of the world? Then check out these opportunities for your cyber security company!



India Business Days in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

On 12 December 2018 several organizations (including The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (, InnovationQuarter - one of the PIB partners! - and the Municipality of The Hague) are organizing the India Business Days in Rotterdam. On top of multiple expert sessions on doing business in India, they have organized five round tables on specific topics/industries. One of them is cyber security.


The India Business Days are free to attend. You can subscribe here. Do you want more information on opportunities in India for Dutch businesses? Read a report by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency on Opportunities for Dutch Companies in India here.



Road2JapanXL in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands

With the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement set to become effective from 2019 onwards, Japan offers business opportunities to Dutch enterprises. The agreement simplifies procedures and import tariffs, making trade more possible for Dutch companies. On 13 December 2018, an interactive event called Road2JapanXL will prepare companies for the opportunities in Japan and doing business with their Japanese counterparts in the lucrative sectors. One of these sectors includes cyber security; for this sector two breakout sessions are planned on the 13th that are worth attending for cyber security companies wishing to expand their operational capacity to include the Japanese market.


Interested in knowing more, visit the original article by the organisers, the Dutch Chamber of Commerce and sign up here.



ICT 2018 in Vienna, Austria

Ideal-ist, in cooperation with the Enterprise Europe Network invites you to participate in a brokerage event on 5 December 2018 in Vienna with pre-arranged Face2Face meetings within the most prominent Horizon2020 event from 4 December until 6 December 2018 in information and communication technologies: ICT 2018. Why participate? You get the latest information from the European Commission, can discuss and develop new ICT project ideas at international level, acquire cross-border contacts and initiate collaborations and have a chance to promote your research results, technologies and know-hows.


Further information regarding the ICT 2018, you can contact Herman Hartgers of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KVK) via



RSA Conference in San Francisco, the U.S.

Do you want to take part in the RSA Conference in the United States between 4 and 8 March 2019? There are two interesting opportunities: Firstly the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest, Over the past five years, the top 10 finalists of the pitching contest have been given over 2 billion dollars in investment money. Submissions to this contest can be made until 4 December 2018. And secondly, the Peer2Peer Sessions where groups that share a common interest come together and explore a specific security topic. Submissions for issues and topics run until 28 November 2018.


For more information concerning the mission please contact Lotte Schippers from The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( via or view the following page.



Global EPIC Soft-Landing Programme

Within the Global EPIC soft-landing program, 9 participating ecosystems from 6 different countries provide, without cost to the companies and entrepreneurs, connections to their partner network, matchmaking with potential business partners, meeting spaces, guidance on recruiting talented employees and market circumstances, incubator facilities and guidance on immigration and legal issues, leading to the possibility of establishing a permanent presence in the foreign market. Wanting to find out more? Visit the following news article.


For more information, you can contact Bert Feskens via



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