Explore international markets

Explore international markets

We can help you to enter international markets and connect you with our global network. 

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Security challenges do not stop at the borders of a city, region, or country. We help organisations to enter national and international markets. Making it possible for organisations to scale-up their innovations and execute their growth strategies. We also actively connect security challenges from end-users to experts within our network.


Looking to internationalise your business? 

Have access to multiple security market opportunities first-hand with the HSD network! HSD and InnovationQuarter, together with partner organisations like the European Enterprise Network (EEN), advise and support security companies in their internationalisation. 


Depending on your ambitions, we can involve you in our trade programming towards different focus countries, guide you in your development of an internationalisation plan and/or help choose the relevant countries for you.


We offer multi-year market development programmes you can take part in, soft-landing opportunities you can utilize and internationalisation advice & matchmaking for your company. 




Market Development Programmes

Businesses in the HSD Community are offered the opportunity to explore market opportunities and receive support to build up a strong network in the following countries:




Global Soft-landing Opportunities

Collaboration on a global scale is crucial, that’s why we have focused on teaming up with other security clusters in the world. By combining our strengths, we have created the unique opportunity for businesses to ‘soft-land’ for a trial period in the market of these partner clusters. Companies and entrepreneurs taking part in the soft-landing programme benefit, free of charge, from access to excellent resources and commercial opportunities, opportunities to be introduced to new partners and talented employees, practical guidance on how to do business in the local market, and so the opportunity to trial new international markets with low-risk. Thanks to these collaborations companies and entrepreneurs have the opportunity to join a Global EPIC softlanding programme or participate with the softlanding programme Ottawa 



Internationalisation Advice & Matchmaking

Finding an international business partner or figure out your internationalisation strategy can be time consuming and challenging because you don’t have an overview of the opportunitis and challenges. Know that there are several opportunites where the Innovation Liaisons of HSD and the Account managers from InnovationQuarter can help you. Join the:



This gives you the opportunity to expand your business and broaden your business network internationally.

More information?

Pieter Schneider
Pieter Schneider
Innovation Liaison
Paul Coumans
Paul Coumans
Junior Innovation Liaison