Business Development Friesland helps other organisations to grow.

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

BDF and Inqubator events:

Workshop Grants for starting entrepreneurs 12 April 13.00-14.30 Kanselarij

Inqubator Intervision meeting 27 April 15.30-17.00 Kanselarij

ENTER final event 14 June Kanselarij Leeuwarden

Our international programme:

SFOFR, Berlin, DE, 25-26 April

I-STEP, Leitrim, IE, 11-12 May

COMEET+, Matera, IT, 15-21 May

INVEST, Naples, IT, 17-18 May

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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Read the first I-STEP newsletter!

Developing international entrepreneurship programmes in VET; that is what I-STEP is about.Read the first I-STEP newsletter here!

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ENTERPRISE Learning Mobility

BDF is excited to be awarded the job to host 36 students from Cyprus and their accompanying teachers in Leeuwarden early 2017! After successfully hosting similar groups earlier this year, BD...

INVEST in financial literacy

With our Inqubator Leeuwarden, we have joined the INVEST initiative. This initiative helps micro entrepreneurs to improve their financial literacy.Frank joined the first meeting on Oct. 27-2...

I-STEP granted

On behalf of the Lithuanian vocational college KSPMC, BDF successfully applied f...

Spanish entrepreneurs in our incubator

In November we will host 3 Spanish entrepreneurs in our Inqubator Leeuwarden for...

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