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Partners for International Business (PIB)

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Please note: temporarily closed

If you want to enter a foreign market with other companies and knowledge institutions, the Partners for International Business (PIB) programme can help you. Find out more.

Do you want to enter a foreign market together with a group of companies and knowledge institutions? The Partners for International Business (PIB) programme helps you access opportunities in foreign markets.

When do you qualify?

  • Your cluster consists of at least 5 companies and/or knowledge institutes established in the Netherlands, Aruba, CuraƧao, St. Maarten, or one of the special Dutch municipalities: Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba.
  • You PIB application is aimed at positioning of the Dutch business community within Top sectors (in Dutch).
  • You are willing to fund some of your activities, and you can demonstrate how you would so.
Applications will be assessed on several criteria (in Dutch).

How to apply

To apply you should request an intake appointment and submit your business plan for advice along with your application form. See Partners for International Business (in Dutch). Consult the step-by-plan (in Dutch) or send an email to for tailor-made advice.

You can no long apply for Partners for International Business. There were 3 application periods in 2022: until and including 4 March 2022, from 4 april through 20 May 2022, and from 20 June through 7 October 2022.

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