Business Development Friesland (BDF) helps other organisations to grow. BDF connects businesses, schools and governments and support them to realise their economic, international and social ambitions. Both regionally in the province of Friesland as well as internationally. BDF is based in the Netherlands and from its origin and mission it serves the needs of the supporting the regional economy and employment in Friesland. BDF runs an incubator for start-up entrepreneurs in its home town of Leeuwarden. We supports schools and universities with entrepreneurship education, unlocking the potential of young people, helping discovering their talents and develop their entrepreneurial mind-set. Besides we are involved in several support programs to help unemployed people, migrants and people from disadvantaged backgrounds to get fully involved in (business) society.