The Smart Industry Globaliser

Oct 1, 2021
Smart Industry

The Globaliser is a 12 week programme for Smart Industry scale-ups focussing on their international growth.

The Netherlands is actively working towards establishing the best digitally-connected production network in Europe, with multiple Smart Industry solutions. The fast-paced growth, continuous innovation and growing interest in Smart Industry provide great opportunities for Dutch scale-ups internationally. With this international growth, new challenges arise.

This Globaliser programme offers founders the chance to create a solid international strategy with practical and proven tools, tailored guidance, the support of experts and founder-to-founder learning. The objective is to create a solid foundation, so you can channel your precious resources into unfamiliar territories with conviction. 

What to expect? 

  • Structured & validated approach in growing internationally.

  • Five online/offline plenary sessions.

  • 12-15 hours of 1-on-1 coaching by an experienced entrepreneur and coach.

  • Peer-to-peer learning to discuss assignments, challenges and to get feedback on your plans.

After finishing the Globaliser you have:

  • Validated target market(s)

  • Go-to-Market Strategy for identified market(s)

  • Financial plan for your strategy

  • International roadmap

Programme details

  • When? - Starting in October 2021

  • Costs? - Participation fee: €1500,-

  • Selection? - Out of all applications, eight scale-ups will be carefully selected and provided with the opportunity to join this unique programme.

  • More information? - Download our info deck

  • Questions? - Email

We are looking for scale-ups that...

  • Have an innovative industrial solution - Companies with a proven technology to bring change to the industrial sector.

  • Have proven Product-Market fit - Scale-up with paying customers and that found its product-market fit.

  • Have international ambitions - The next step is to scale the technology across borders and into new markets.

  • Are passionate & eager to learn - We are looking for hungry entrepreneurs willing to learn from peers and they want to contribute to building a sustainable future.

Apply for the Globaliser by sharing your contact details and reason why you want to participate.

This Globaliser is supported and financed by UP!Rotterdam and InnovationQuarter.

“The Globaliser programme gave us new and important insights to make the next step, which resulted in a new view on the potential markets on our internationalisation list. We now have a foundation and with the provided tools, we can continue building and improving our internationalisation plans with more confidence”.

Daan Meboer - Founder UTURN

“Joining the Globaliser helped us to structure and evaluate our options for scaling internationally. The programme provides easy-to-use tools and solid content that enables you to gather relevant information about your internationalisation trajectory and helps with developing a solid plan for market-entry.”

Roy Vercoulen - Founder Circular IQ

"The Globaliser helps scale-ups understand their own capabilities and needs while quantifying the international market opportunities and fit. With coaching, network and validation, scale-ups get the energy and the confidence to channel their precious resources into unfamiliar territories with conviction."

Kiran Gange - Founder RapidPricer


Event details

Datum, tijd, plaats: Oct 1, 2021, DutchBasecamp

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