Established in 1990, International Development Opportunities (IDO) is a private consulting firm based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Our mission is to help our client companies win contracts funded by international financial institutions, and to protect their investments in emerging markets by obtaining political risk insurance from the World Bank.
"IDO has provided vital business development support to Hewlett Packard.
HP has benefited greatly from IDO’s access to decision-makers in the international financial institutions
and IDO’s proven expertise handling procurement issues.”
Sara Agarwal, Hewlett Packard Company
Watch the video below to learn how IDO can help your company win international contracts and protect foreign investments.
IDO is the partner of choice for organizations interested in:
IDO has a proven track record of business development experience, and has assisted consulting firms, manufacturers of goods and equipment, and construction companies from 15 countries to secure a total of EUR 200 million worth of new contracts.
Our firm has also helped many companies from Europe and North America to successfully submit applications to the World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) for political risk insurance.
We have been contracted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to undertake major studies, and we have managed fundraising projects for the WHO and other non-profit agencies.
IDO’s president is an Official Osec Expert (OOE) of the Osec Business Network Switzerland, the Swiss Government’s official trade promotion agency. (Osec has been renamed to "Switzerland Global Enterprise.") The OOE designation is conferred to a select group of experts who have offered outstanding service to Swiss companies.
International Development Opportunities (IDO)
Chemin des Grillons 13, CH-1188 Gimel, Switzerland
Phone: +41 (0)21 828 2000 / Fax: +41 (0)21 828 2581
In February 2016, IDO's President will bring a health sector client to Washington, for private meetings with staff of the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.
During 2016, IDO is offering training workshops on how to win contracts in emerging markets funded by international financial institutions (IFIs).
Participating companies will learn how to position themselves to win contracts, which are the best sources of information on new projects and bidding opportunities, and how to structure successful expressions of interest, proposals and tenders.
The PDF document at the bottom of this page contains more information about the workshops.
Please contact IDO to register your company for a training workshop.