Register for the NEPTUNE Online International Brokerage Event (IBE): Gateway to the NEPTUNE Blue Growth Accelerator Support Programme

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  • Matchmaking opportunities

NEPTUNE project partners will organise an online International Brokerage Event (IBE) on February 22-23rd, 2017 in support of the NEPTUNE SME Expression of Interest

The IBE will support the project emergence process and creation of partnerships to help interested participants to answer to the NEPTUNE Blue Growth Accelerator Call for Expression of Interest which provides the opportunity to potentially access services and innovation support vouchers up to a value of 60,000€.
The call is open to all SME’s and would-be entrepreneurs who seek to promote innovative solutions to address the challenges of the blue economy and covering the widest possible range of water based technology solutions in maritime and inland waterways, water management in urban environments, ports logistics, fluvial and maritime transport, environment and maritime/water renewable energy etc...
The vouchers will offer support to cross-sectoral and/or cross-cluster and/or cross-border projects that are engaged in Blue Growth related value chains and covering the idea/project maturation phase of the project to the implication in large-sale demonstrator projects.
The IBE is the opportunity to meet SMEs or entrepreneurs from different sectors and countries with potential projects or ideas for the NEPTUNE call, to exchange with the NEPTUNE’s Experts providers, potential end-users / customers (individual or panel) and advisory board members of NEPTUNE clusters. NEPTUNE is part of the H2020 INNOSUP programme and aims to drive cross sectoral and interregional cooperation between SMEs/technology centres facilitated by clusters.



21st of February
10.00 – 11.30 AM (CET): Webinar presentation of NEPTUNE opportunities


22nd and 23rd of February
9.00 AM – 5.30 PM (CET) : Planned one-to-one meetings

The fullday participation is not mandatory. Participants will be invited to inform their timeslots throught the online matchmaking tool.
Location: To find the nearest NEPTUNE connected room to participate, you can refer to this map.
The IBE will use the NEPTUNE state of the art remote collaborative virtual meeting facilities located in all the NEPTUNE project partner premises facilitating access to the IBE for SMEs in all the partner regions.

France: Nouvelle Aquitaine, Occitanie and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur;
Greece: Attica and Western Greece;
Italy: Lombardia;
Poland: Masovia, Pomerania, Lesser Poland, Silesia;
Romania: North-West;
Spain: Basque Country and Catalonia;
Sweden: All regions