InnoVEX Computex Taipei

Trade mission for start-scaleups Computex / InnoVEX 2018 4-9 June 2018

Are you a start- or scale up and want to do business in Taiwan? Then consider participating in the Dutch trade mission during Computex/ InnoVEX 2018 in Taipei (4-9 June) led by the mayor of the city of Eindhoven John Jorritsma.

Deadline April 30th. Still interested or want to know more? Please contact

On April 4th, DutchBasecamp, NTIO, Brainport, Startupdelta and the National Enterprise Agency hosted a prep event with info, tips & tricks, and a chance to win a FREE flight, travel accommodation and tickets to the InnoVEX/Computex tradeshow. Congrats Withthegrid and VRee

Why Taiwan?

Taiwan is the Asian hub for Hightech Systems and Materials. Taiwan’s similar culture, way of trading and excellent protection of intellectual property makes it a perfect gateway for the Netherlands to the Asian market just as the Netherlands facilitates as a gateway to the rest of Europe for Taiwan. Many large corporates such as ASML and Philips are located in Taiwan.

Taiwan offers Dutch start-ups and SMEs in ICT, electronics, IoT& Smart Device, AR/VR, AI& Big Data, robotics, medical technology/device, green tech/durable solutions, 3D-printing, drones, quantum computing, photonics, brain/computer interface, blockchain and nanotechnology.

Dutch mission

During Computex/ InnoVEX a Dutch delegation travels to Taiwan led by the mayor of Eindhoven; John Jorritsma. This trade mission is organised by several Dutch organizations: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brainport Development, StartupDelta, the municipality of Eindhoven, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), and the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office Taiwan. The delegation supports Dutch start-ups in making relevant contacts via matchmaking.


Computex Taiwan is one of the world’s largest computer and technology exhibitions. The Dutch government has marked this as the strategic global event forDutch start-ups looking to expand their business to the Asian market.The InnoVEX (6 till June 8) is a special separate event at COMPUTEX for start-ups. The Netherlands is present during the exhibition with a Holland lounge. The Holland Lounge will function as a meeting place for startups, investors and partners.

Win $30,000 at InnoVEX!

You’re able to win $30,000 through the InnoVEX pitch contest. Deadline: May 9th. Find out more here.

What do we offer


Participation is granted to those companies who adhere to the following criteria:

  • Market entry ready of product or service in the Dutch market
  • Ready for international expansion/scaling
  • Focus on the Asian/Taiwanese market
  • Product/service is highly disruptive
  • High technological innovative product or service
  • In possession of a Dutch chamber of commerce registration


Apart from pitch training (and individual feedback) by David Beckett, a prep event will be hosted on May 29th in Utrecht to help you prepare for the InnoVEX/Computex tradeshow. In addition to this, in Taiwan the mission will include:

  • Various pitch opportunities-Company visits
  • Network activities (dinner, reception & InnoVEX tradeshow)
  • Individual matchmaking hosted by the NTIO (Netherlands Trade and Investment Office) and Taiwanese partner organisation
  • Opportunity to sign MoU’s in the presence of the delegation

View a draft of the scheduled program here [in Dutch].


Costs for flight and stay are at your own expense.The participation fee is €500 per company (with a max of 2 people per company). If a company would like to bring more than 2 people, an additional fee of €250 per person is charged. Please note: each participant needs to register separately.

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