Matchmaking at Industrial Technologies 2016: 400 interviews to meet new business partners

During the matchmaking event at Industrial Technologies 2016 on June 23, 125 participants joined the opportunity to  meet new international partners and exchange ideas for collaborative research, technology transfer and commercial opportunities.

Matchmaking at Industrial Technologies

The matchmaking event at Industrial Technologies was organised by the Enterprise Europe Network and hosted more than 400 interviews between participants from 26 different countries. During 20 minute-sessions the participants got the opportunity to find partners for commercial and technological cooperation, to promote their research and business and to find new financing opportunities.

Help businesses

Nils Haarman, from The Netherlands Enterprise Agency, says the matchmaking event at Industrial Technologies is ‘a proven succes‘. “We are happy with the amount of participants and the matches at the event.“ Participant Quentin Galland, EU Affairs Consultant, is used to participate in B2B-meetings, representing the European Commission. “I’m here to see how we as a Commission can help businesses in fullfilling their plans. I’ve never been disappointed during B2B-meetings and this matchmaking event has a good atmosphere with open minded people,“.

Chris Edlin, Centre Director at PMTC: “It’s good to meet international contacts and to join the consortia in participating in the 2020-programme.“ Participant Jeroen van Ravenzwaaij from Brem: “I joined this matchmaking event to learn more about new technologies and tell other participants about our new product. The results are very satisfying: it’s interesting to meet potential business partners here at Industrial Technologies.“