MARKETING
INNOVATION
PROJECTS
“We are very proud to celebrate our 5 years anniversary, still doing our best to meet customer expectations!", Fabrice Parodi, founder and CEO
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
2 approaches: consutlng or externalization
A step by step process to create or improve export sales department:: 
 
  • Internal audit capabilities  
  • Definition & implementation of all necessary processes & actions  
  • Set-up of key indicators & reports
  • Proposal development and post-submission support 
 SP2A™ Methodology to be included in business plan & funding support

Colombus Development Network will take care of the complete sales process
  • Customers identification
  • Meetings with qualified prospects
  • Exhibitions
  • Quotations
  • Contract negociation
  • Follow-up of commonly defined sales targets
  • Use of client CRM and sales tools

25+ years of experience
Colombus Development Network has an extensive background in international business development. The French based consulting firm provides its clients with tailor-made strategies and solutions using expertise acquired through:
  • working in-house international departments for industrial small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)…
  • … with a strong international potential or presence 
  • … and doing business in more than 60 countries  
 
A custom-made approach: Based on your needs, markets and strategies, we will define tactics and outline the diagnosis to assess the company’s capability to initiate, to develop or to optimize its international business plan.
INNOVATION
Hight-Tech & High-Potential SMEs International Development 
 

 
Access to R&T Programs 
 
Best practices to create sustainable growth

Colombus Development Network strongly believes that innovation is key for international development

- new products development
- innovation marketing
- access to R&T funding programs, including European Defense Fund
- strategic development expertise

When a company is expanding internationally, products & services offer need to evolve in order to meet the new local markets. Changes in the company culture could also be expected and therefore internal, products & corporate communications need to be revised to perfectly match the firm new positioning. International business development is as well impacting many company functions, and then a new model may be needed to make this shift sustainable. Financial supports have been made available to assist companies on these technical, marketing, and organizational issues.

PROJECTS
Integrated solutions 

 
Aeronautics
Aircraft Maintenance and Upgrades, Spare Parts, Test Benches, GSE - ...
Defence
Night Vision, Situation Awareness, Ballistic Protection, Light Tactical Vehicles - ...
Security
UxSs - C-UAVs - FOD - Safe City: sensors, C2, cyber... - Access & Border Control - Forensic - ...
Export is a real challenge for isolated SMEs! They need partners and a network to achieve their ambition. We, at Colombus Development Network, have chosen to work with strategic partners to put together global solutions using complementary expertise to respond to:
  • spontaneous offers
  • call for tenders
This approach allows addressing customers’ needs with high added value offers, and also create regular revenues sources with recurring services. Using its large international partners network, Colombus Development Network is able to leverage business opportunities in many countries.

Colombus Development Network is certified to apply for export licence for equipment submitted to export control by French Authorities
REFERENCES
Tethered UAVs for Surveillance and Communications
Gyro Stabilised Payloads for UAVs
Smart and Safe city
Smart and Safe city
INSTITUTIONAL REFERENCES
Experts Village
ICC  AUVERGNE-RHONE-ALPES
DEFENSE & SECURITY SMEs CLUSTER
INNOVATION CENTER
EU SME INSTRUMENT COACHING

PARTNERS
Defence and Security experts to address specific markets: UE - NATO - EDA - UN 
P&C International
Your gateway to foreign markets
Consultancy Agency - Defence & Security markets - Paris
TS
Graphic Design
MENWAY
The human ressource
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+ 33 986 269 321  info@colombusdev.net 
SAS Colombus Development Network, 93 rue Crillon, 69006 Lyon, France.
RCS Lyon 802 827 717