The Matchmaking Event (B2B) is organized by PRAXI Network (member of Enterprise Europe Network - Hellas), and NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017, in order to provide an opportunity for transnational technology, business and research partnerships in the emerging fields of Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics and Nanomedicine. The event will take place on the 5th of July 2017 in Porto Palace Conference Centre & Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece.
How to register
At the On-Line Registration Form for NANOTEXNOLOGY events, there is an option about your participation to the Matchmaking. Please click on the box 'I wish to participate'.
Last year, in the framework of NANOTEXNOLOGY 2016, PRAXI Network and MIRTEC S.A., members of Enterprise Europe Network, in collaboration with Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, organized successfully the NANOTEXNOLOGY 2016 Matchmaking Event. The event took place in the exhibition area on Wednesday 6th of July and it attracted 150 prearranged bilateral meetings.
Researchers, Start-up companies and entrepreneurs from 20 countries had the opportunity to discuss on technological, technology transfer and business co-operations, choosing in advance profiles meeting their interests. The whole process was designed to take full advantage of the busy and creative environment of the conferences, addresing mostly to attendees but also external company and industry visitors. After the event the majority of the participants stated that it was an initiative with very positive impact and that they had interesting meetings with high possibility of forming collaborations.
Scientists and entrepreneurs, developers, engineers and practitioners, as well as companies - end users of Nanotechnologies & Organic Electronics will be able to review recent developments, identify outstanding needs and solutions for their business.
This event aims to provide a unique opportunity for the participating organisations to:
- present their know-how and innovative technologies
- find new technological solutions
- meet potential business partners
- find partners for collaborative European R&D projects
- meet and establish cross-border contacts
with some of the major actors in the field of Nanotechnologies & Organic Electronics.
Areas of interest for the Matchmaking Event will include:
- Organic and Printed Electronics Applications
- Organic and Printed Materials and Chemicals
- Photonics- Micro & Nanoelectronics
- Nano-Chemicals, Inks and Nanoparticles
- Nano-energy, Renewables & Environment
- Nanomaterials & Nanobiomaterials
- Metrology, Nano-Instruments & Characterization Systems
- Nanotechnology & Food, Food Packaging
- Synthesis & Fabrication Equipment
- NanoConstruction & Buildings
- Nanotextile, Wearable Electronics & Clothing
- Nanobio-Medicine, Nanomedicine
- Business & Venture
- Publishing Houses
The Matchmaking process
The interested parties will be invited to register and submit their technology (offer and / or request), business and / or research cooperation profiles, which will be incorporated in the Matchmaking Event e-catalogue. The e-catalogue will be distributed to all participants prior to the event. The expressions of interest will be matched to organise direct bilateral meeting during the event. The meetings' schedule will be available to the participants prior to the event.
Technical and organisational aspects
The Matchmaking Event will follow the specifications of the Enterprise Europe Network, the largest business support organisation in Europe (and beyond), covering 58 countries. Participants may attend the NN17 and ISFOE17 or participate only in the bilateral meetings of the Matchmaking Event event. The technical aspects of the Matchmaking Event will be managed by the Enterprise Europe Network partners.
Vaya Piteli, Physicist, Technology Tranfer Consultant
PRAXI Network, FING, 1 Morichovou Sq., 546 25 Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel.: (+30) 2310 552790-1