Food & Drinks mission to Japan, 5-9 March 2018, 600 EUR grant

Food & Drinks mission to Japan in March 2018 is organised on the fringes of „FOODEX Japan 2018” the International Food and Beverage Exhibition in Chiba, Japan (

• Mission dates: from 5 – 9 March 2018
• Application deadline: Thursday, 7 December 2017. Application_Form here!
• Venue: Tokyo (1-day at the EU-Japan Centre Tokyo office + 4-day at „FOODEX Japan 2018” Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan)

Participant profile:
EU managers from EU SMEs working in organics sectors.

Through this mission participants will have the opportunity to:
• Gain knowledge about the targeted market structure, sector analysis, business policy
• Exhibit at FOODEX JAPAN, Asia’s largest exhibition dedicated to food and drink
• Create new business opportunities
• Identify relevant key contacts
• Establish first contact and potential business relationships with Japanese companies, clusters and/or subcontractors.

Costs and support covered by the EU-Japan Centre
• SMEs participating in the mission will benefit from 600 EUR grant
• No mission fee
The EU-Japan Centre covers all mission-related costs such as speakers’ fees, room rental, trade fair registration, booth rental & arrangements, lectures and seminars, and poster translation and printing.

Costs covered by the participants
• Travel costs to/from Japan, transfer from/to the airport, accommodation and any other costs not covered directly by the EU-Japan Centre.
• The transfer of food or any additional equipment to the fair will be at participant’s cost.
• Participants are required to pay a 1000 EUR refundable deposit to guarantee their place on the mission.

The mission is funded by the European Commission and managed by the EU-Japan Centre.
More info and contact: Diane Lula at

Innovate 2017 Match – Birmingham (UK), 8-9th November 2017

INNOVATE 2017 ( is where the world meets the best of UK innovation. The two day event will look at global challenges, from curing disease and feeding the world to securing cyber space. Delegates will discover how UK and global innovation is solving these problems.

The programme will feature presentations from leading innovators and experts from across a number of technological fields. INNOVATE 2017 is the UK’s leading innovation event!

INNOVATE 2017 is a place to do deals and at the heart of the event is the international zone where the Enterprise Europe Network is organising INNOVATE 2017 Match –  a major EEN brokerage event to foster winning partnerships of the future:

International businesses and research organisations are being granted FREE registration to INNOVATE 2017 through their EEN local representative, just contact after registering.

More information on INNOVATE 2017 can be found at where you will find details of plenaries, seminars and the innovation showcase and exhibition.

TRUSTECH – ICT and digital services matchmaking, 28-30.11.2017 Cannes France

Welcome to the International Matchmaking Event


The matchmaking event will take place in Cannes (France) at TRUSTECH, the largest international event dedicated to trust-based technologies in payment and identification.

TRUSTECH aims to be the hub of the international secure-connection community, to help market players define future strategies, develop the ways the technologies are used and generate business opportunities. It is a not-to-be missed event gathering 13,000+ attendees, 350+ exhibitors and 250+ leading international speakers.

The aim of the event is to create a quick and easy way for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Clusters, actively engaged within the field of ICT and digital services, to meet potential business partners and to operate internationally.

Registration is open until 23.11.2017

Horizon 2020 Energy – Brokerage Event, Brussels, 24th Oct.

GET INVOLVED in the next H2020 Energy Proposals!

A Brokerage Event in the field of Energy Technologies

  • Are you interested in submitting a proposal for „Energy” in Horizon 2020?
  • Start building your consortium of excellent partners from industry and academia now! Do not miss the following opportunity – free of charge.


The event will target a wide spectrum of companies, universities and researchers from Europe and beyond to foster the creation of consortia for the upcoming Horizon 2020 Energy and Euratom Calls 2018/19 in the following main areas:


Furthermore, submissions to other energy or Euratom related topics are also highly welcome!

Registration is open until 13 Oct.

Smart City 2017 – Brokerage event, 14-17.11.2017 Bercelona

Connect with Industry leaders at the 4th Smart City Brokerage Event. Take advantage of the networking opportunities organized at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), the worldwide leading event for cities! #SmartCityBrokerage

Main Topics:

Topics Smart City 2017

The Brokerage Event takes place on the 14th-16th Nov and is arranged by Enterprise Europe Network. Participants sit down in pre-arranged one-on-one meetings for discussing project set-ups and collaborations.

Conditions of participation

  • A company email address is required to register
  • Only 1 participant per organisation is allowed
  • Following up with your support office after the event is required
  • Investment and Regional agencies are allowed to participate only on Thursday

For more information please check Terms & Conditions

Ticket Information

    • The Smart City Brokerage Event is free of charge
    • SCEWC tickets discounts for qualified brokerage event participants with 2 international meetings may be provided few days before the event
    • Participants with Smart Mobility World Congress ticket are also welcome


Tuesday, November 14th:         From 10h to 18h
Wednesday, November 15th:    From 10h to 18h
Thursday, November 16th:        From 10h to 14h


The Brokerage Event will take place on the Smart City Expo World Congress at Fira de Barcelona, at the Hall 2 in the Smart City Plaza.

Plastic si cauciuc: Meet & Match @ Kunststoffenbeurs 2017, 27-28 Sept

Evenimentul de Meet & Match, 27-28 sept, din cadrul targului  Kunststoffenbeurs 2017 dedicat industriei plasticului si cauciucului va avea loc in in Veldhoven, aproape de Eindhoven, Olanda. Este zbor Cluj – Eindhoven (26-30 sept) cu wizzair.
Participarea la eveniment este gratuita, insa e necesar sa va inregistrati iar apoi sa va programati intalniri.

Si vizitarea targului Kunststoffenbeurs 2017 e gratuita, detalii gasiti pe site.

Matchmaking RAIL at TRAKO Fair

Matchmaking RAIL: International Business Days @ TRAKO 2017:
25 Sep 2017 – 28 Sep 2017
Gdansk, Poland

In the framework of 12th International Railway Fair TRAKO, the largest and most prestigious rail industry meeting in in Central and Eastern Europe, Enterprise Europe Network Berlin-Brandenburg and the Cluster Mobility of the German Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg invite you to the International Business Days @ TRAKO 2017 to explore the perfect opportunity to find international partners via Matchmaking activities during the exhibition.

TRAKO is a presentation of the state of the art in transport systems and railway infrastructure in Poland, Europe and round the world. In this respect TRAKO and International Business Days is the perfect opportunity to promote rail transport (trains and trams), freight forwarding and logistics, and to present the latest technologies and hold meetings within the industry and beyond.
The matchmaking event will focus on the following topics:
– rail products and services
– rail tracks
– rail logistics
– rail vehicles.

Participation is free of charge, but REGISTRATION is compulsory until 24th September 2017! You must be in possession of an entrance card of the trade fair, its is free for visitors: