B2B-Meetings at Summit Industry 4.0

Date: 12 Dec 2019

Venue: Linz - Austria

On 12th of December 2019 approx. 300 experts from industry and academic in the field of industry 4.0 will meet in Linz. Explore the opportunities and find new business, technology or research partners.

Main topics of the B2B-Meetings

Smart engineering
- Digital twins
- Simulation/modelling
- Requirements engineering

Intelligent production
- Connectivity
- Artificial intelligence
- Big data
- Additive manufacturing
- Automation
- Robotics
- Human-machine-interfaces
- Virtual/augmented reality

Industrial services
- Retrofitting
- Predictive maintenance
- New business models
- IT-security


Participation in the B2B-meetings is free of charge.
Registration at: https://summit-i40.b2match.io/

7th international fair 2019 Supply chain and Logistics
Cargo Truck & Van Expo 2019

Dates: 9-11 November 2019

Venue: Athens, Greece Metropolitan Expo, International Airport El. Venizelos

Organizer: o.mind creatives

The ‘Supply Chain & Logistics’ trade fair is the only Greek fair about the Supply Chain services, which has been organized continuously since 2007 by o.mind Creatives.

It is a reference point for all the companies which do business in the broader sector of the Supply Chain services. The fair is trusted on a permanent basis by companies in the area of Logistics, Cargo & Freight Services, businesses involved in Material Handling, companies dealing with Professional Vehicles, Packaging, Transport and Handling.

The ‘Supply Chain & Logistics’ trade fair, with well-established experience of over 10 years, is inaugurating as of 2017 a new thematic unit – parallel fair, ‘Cargo Truck & Van’, thus also embracing the sector of road transport professional vehicles, and in this way providing comprehensive services in the area of the Supply Chain since the professional logistician can cover all their needs in the ‘Supply Chain & Logistics’ trade fair.

Through collaborations with bi-lateral Chambers of Commerce of central Europe, the Balkans but also market-targets such as those in the Middle East, China and north Africa, the ‘Supply Chain & Logistics’ trade fair upgrades its international profile inaugurating a broad program of B2B meetings between hosted visitors from foreign countries and Greek businessmen.

A dynamically growing market, that of logistics and the supply chain, is well represented through this modern trade fair

More info: http://www.supplychainexpo.gr/



SOLUTRANS – The International Exhibition for Road and Urban Transport Solutions

Dates: 19-23 November 2019

Venue: Lyon Eurexpo, Lyon, France

Organizer: The French Bodywork, Industries, and Services Federation (FFC)

With its international outlook and convivial atmosphere, friendly, SOLUTRANS, the two-yearly exhibition for road and urban transportation professionals, will hold its 15th edition at Lyon Eurexpo, France, from 19 to 23 November 2019. This event draws 48,240 professionals and 610 exhibitors and companies represented (brands are not taken into account).

The SOLUTRANS exhibition is the point of convergence for innovation and information about the most pertinent solution, best-suited to the changing trends in the truck sector. The show addresses the needs of all industry players: industrial and light commercial vehicle bodybuilders, manufacturers of semi-trailers and trailers and of light commercial and passenger transport vehicles, vehicle and body equipment manufacturers, workshop equipment, products and consumables makers, the tyre sector and dealer networks. 

More info: https://www.solutrans.eu

Autonomous Vehicles Summit

19-20 September 2019, Bratislava, Slovakia

The first year of the two-days international conference with Expo part AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES SUMMIT is focused on Autonomous Vehicles, that folows the trends in current digital transformation in the automotive industry 

In frame of summit shall held conferences , incl . science – technological conference, with moderated round tables panels discussions , startups stage and EXPO part that allows partners companies stand presentation Target groups of the summit Car Manufacturers and Suppliers:
- Manufacturers and Suppliers of Automotive Components (OEMs) and their Research Centers 
- technology bodies, R&D institutions- Universities / Academies 
- smart cities urbanists
- governments 
- private Firms 
- industrial Automotive Business
- investors
- startups 
- politicians
- specialists in education
- visionaries

Why to participate
Present your business proposals, future visions, ideas for product development, technologies and solutions! 
- get your problem solved 
- matching organisations seeking or offering solutions! 
- learn from experts 
- meet numerous prospective cooperation partners in TWO DAYS days and reduce the amount of time and money for finding new partners! 
- get professional support through the Enterprise Europe Network and its experts in the field of internationalisation and international technology

More info: https://www.autonomousvehiclessummit.eu/

Innovative Europe Hub

25 and 26 September 2019

KANAL - Centre Pompidou, Brussels, Belgium

The Innovative Europe Hub is a unique meeting and matchmaking space for innovators, investors, entrepreneurs and the whole range of services, businesses, civil society organisations, agencies and intermediaries that make European science technology so dynamic.

The Innovative Europe Hub will provide unparalleled opportunities for networking and matchmaking, combining a vibrant marketplace with space for networking and brokerage, as well as interactive sessions on EU innovation funding and a unique pitching contest.

Who attends?

  • investors/venture capitalists
  • inventors/innovators
  • researchers
  • intermediaries
  • entrepreneurs
  • high-tech world
  • media
Draft agenda

Past Events
Technology Forum

Date: 15/04/2019, 9:00-18:00

Venue: Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center, Thessaloniki, Greece

Technology Forum invites participants to Matchmaking Event organised by PRAXI Network, co-ordinator of Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas. The matchmaking event aims to promote business, technological and research partnerships bringing together the vivid ICT community from Greece, South-East European countries and beyond. Innovative companies, universities, research centers and other organisations active in the wide ICT sector are invited to expand their network, explore new ideas and develop cooperation potential following a programme of pre-arranged meetings. The event focuses on ICT technologies such as big data, cloud computing, machine learning, etc. and ICT applications in smart cities, energy, healthcare, education and more.

For more information: +30 2310 552790-1, piteli@praxinetwork.gr

5th SIDO - IoT/AI/Robotics brokerage event and exhibition

Dates: 10-11 April 2019

Venue: Lyon Convention Centre, Lyon, France

Organizer: COBEES

Brokerage event

The event is open to all private and public players (companies, clusters, research laboratories, etc.) The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Entreprises will organise the third edition of "IoTMatch - International Business Maker" brokerage event.

Matchmaking/Brokerage event platform: https://iotmatchsido2019.b2match.io/ 

The brokerage event targets the 3 technologies groups of IoT, AI & Robotics + applications markets:

  • Internet of Things (5G, autonomous vehicles, blockchain, cloud, cryptocurrencies, machine to machine, parts/kits, printing/scanning, processors/chips, protocols / telecom / infrastructures, quantum computing, sensors / sensor networks)
  • Robotics (consumer robotics, industrial robotics, hardware for robots, software for robots, UAVs / Drones)
  • Artificial Intelligence (algorithms, AR/MR/VR, data analytics, data collection, digital assistant, facial/visual recognition, machine learning, voice/sound recognition)
  • Applications markets (agrifood/agritech, customer experience, energy & utilities, healthcare, home, lifestyle/entertainment, manufacturing industry, transport & logistics, security & safety, smart city, other)


The exhibition is growing since 2015 and became the most important IoT fair in France. This time, AI and robotics will be added as main topics of the fair. 10 000 visitors and 450 exhibitors are expected. In 2017 and 2018, the brokerage event generated about 100 participants and 200 meetings.

Information about the exhibition: https://www.sido-event.com/en/


Automechanika Istanbul

Dates: 4-7 April 2019

Venue: Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center

Organizer: Messefrankfurt

Turkey’s Leading International Trade Fair for the Automotive Industry.  The brand name Automechanika stands for successful fairs for the automotive original equipment manufacturing and aftermarket industries all around the world. Whether in Europe, Asia or the Americas, Automechanika aims at providing the ideal trading and information platform for international automotive professionals.

The automechanika in Istanbul is an international trade fair for the automotive industry and the largest and therefore leading fair of its kind in Turkey and the Middle East. It is a combination of car show and a trade fair for automotive accessories, spare parts and repair equipment and combines all professionals of the automotive production, distribution and repair sector. For small and medium-sized companies, it offers the opportunity to present themselves at the market and to international companies, it provides access to the Eurasian market, and the opportunity to expand business in Turkey and neighboring countries. The automechanika is held once a year in Istanbul and will be open to trade visitors only. On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 4 days of the fair, from 05. April to 08. April 2018, about 1351 exhibitors and 45.979 visitors.

Already for the thirteenth time the automechanika takes place on 4 days from Thur., 04.04.2019 to Sun., 07.04.2019 in Istanbul.

More info: https://automechanika-istanbul.tr.messefrankfurt.com/istanbul/en.html

Greencities B2B 2019. Urban Intelligence and Sustainability to talk about future cities

Dates: 27-28 March 2019

Venue: Malaga, Spain

Greencities is the 10th Forum of Urban Intelligence and Sustainability for Smart Cities that will be held in Málaga. During the last edition 2018, more than 170 companies were represented with the participation of more than 3.800 professionals and 30 mayors from about 42 countries and 270 cities. During 2019, with the cooperation of the Enterprise Europe Network, these bilateral meetings will be open to enhance the technology transfer and international cooperation.
It constitutes the ‘meeting point’ of all the agents involved in Smart Cities construction. It is the forum to talk about future cities, and it´s an initiative shared among institutions, municipalities, businesses and professionals focused on the projection of sustainable and smart cities.
Project creation, personal networking, the offering of services, the sharing of experiences and the reaching of inspirations is possible on Smart Cities development. Any possibility of building a future becomes real in Greencities due to a unique opportunity of networking with all the agents implied, in an environment that helps to inspire and develop the cities of the future
-        Areas of activity:
Greencities 2019 had different forums and spaces in which the participants - institutions, municipalities, companies and professionals - were able to talk, share experiences, establish contacts and present their proposals about future cities.
1.      ICTS & Sustainability Forum: Participants: experts, institutional personalities and leaders from the smart cities sector. Objective: to discuss and share the visions and ideas that will shape the future.
2.      Elevator pitch-call for startups: Participants: businesses and startups. Objective: to share products, experiences and success cases, everything that can be offered to the future. To present new products, ideas and businesses to the market.
3.      International Greencities Congress (IGC). Participants: businesses and researches. Objective: to generate and promote knowledge. To present the latest advances in the development of smart and sustainable cities. To promote good practices.
4.      Exhibition Area. Participants: private and public businesses and institutions. Objective: to show and present products and services. To reinforce brand image.
5.      Networking. Participants: cities, public entities, businesses, professionals. Objective: to settle a meeting agenda through an on-line tool to cooperate, generate commercial agreements and set new initiatives and projects.
6.      Networking lunch. Participants: businesses, institutional and local administration officers, and professionals. Objective: to take advantage of synergies and increase the opportunities of doing networking in a friendly environment

More info: http://greencities.malaga.eu/en/