This event organised by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) in collaboration with the EUREKA Secretariat and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is dedicated to the Eurostars programme, the first European funding and support programme to be specifically dedicated to SMEs
This annual event will aim to foster cooperation between enterprises, universities and research institutes and to offer participants the possibility to meet potential partners for (R&D) cooperation.
The focus this year is two-fold:
- Project Building - matchmaking of companies and research organisations from the Netherlands and 35 other Eurostars countries. The Matchmaking (set up in advance) is organised by Enterprise Europe Network.
- Providing Information - Opportunities will be given to learn more about the Eurostars Programme and national funding rules.
The agenda will focus in particular on:
- Life Sciences and Health
- ICT and Electronics
- Industrial Manufacturing, Materials and Transport
- Energy Technologies
- Food technology
This Eurostars Annual event is organised in Amsterdam and Brussels on 12 and 13 October 2016. While the Amsterdam event (12/10/2016) targets mainly the SMEs and the process, operation and matchmaking activities to participate in the Eurostars programme, the Brussels event targets the EU institutions and the political stakeholders.