The second day of the Cyber Security Week was all about Acces to Market with a focus on doing business in the cyber security field.
Today, the Cyber Security Week hosted US and Canadian trade missions on the HSD Campus. Later on there was a matchmaking session to connect international businesses with Dutch Cyber Security Businesses, a truly unique event. Also, InnovationQuarter organized a successful seminar about doing business in the Netherlands. Over 40 participants from all over the world attended the insightful presentations to learn more about what the West Holland region has to offer to international cyber security companies.
Prince Pieter-Christiaan van Oranje-Nassau (AGT) spoke about creating winning ecosystems in a triple helix fashion and the development of airfield Valkenburg as the Unmanned Valley and Security Centre for Europe.
''The Netherlands has much to offer to international cyber security companies” says Eric van Pelt from the NFIA. The Hague Security Delta (HSD) is the largest security cluster in Europe: it is strategically located in Europe, there is an excellent ICT infrastructure, excess to capital, skilled and multilingual talent, tax incentives, an innovative and international business environment and a good quality of life. ''Our reliance on IT keeps growing and with an increased attention for cyber security, it became a top priority for the triple helix” says Rinke Zonneveld, Director of InnovationQuarter.
The Economic side of the Cyber Security Week and GCCS was also covered by the media:
- http://nos.nl/uitzending/4722-nos-journaal.html (from 11.25)
And a total recap of the 2nd day of the Cyber Security Week can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9YsKrbOhMc&feature=youtu.be.