Business Development Friesland helps other organisations to grow.

We connect businesses, schools and governments and support them to realise their economic, international and social ambitions. Both regionally in Friesland as well as internationally.

BDF and Inqubator events:

Inqubator intervision meeting - 27th of September 15:30 in the Kanselarij

Our international programme:

RECRUIT POTENTIAL September 11th and 12th in Leeuwarden (Netherlands)

SWIRL event on September 27th and 28th in Porto (Portugal)

ROOTS event on October 10th and 11th in Leeuwarden (Netherlands)

Our home town of Leeuwarden is elected to be European Capital of Culture in 2018!

Visit the website and get to know our city, region and be surprised!
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Newsletter April 2018

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