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4th SMART PO Proposers' Day
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Open until 5 November 2020

How does it work?

A matchmaking or networking event is a quick and easy way to meet potential cooperation partners in face-2-face talks. 15-20 minutes run fast but it is enough to build first connections before the bell rings and the next talk starts.


1) Online registration

  • Register via the green button "Register now".
  • Add contact and organisation details as requested.
  • You must select the network session in order to participate in the 1:1 meetings.

2) Make yourself visible through an outstanding business profile

COMPANY PROFILE

Take advantage of the opportunity and introduce your company by publishing a clear profile. The more detail, such as company background, business offers and interests you provide, the more you will benefit from the matchmaking. Your co-operation profile is your online business card.

MARKET PLACE

  • Explain the product/project/technology/expertise you are offering or looking for.
  • Specify the type of partner you are looking for.
  • Published profiles will be extensively promoted by the organizers of the event.
  • High-quality profiles are visited 50 to 100 times before, during and even after the event.
  • A meaningful profile will generate significantly more meeting requests.


3) How to manage bilateral meetings?

The booking of meetings opens a few weeks before the event or after a certain number of participants have registered. You will be notified by an e-mail alert once booking has opened.

 

BOOKING MEETINGS

  • Browse the list of attendees or check the marketplace profiles.
  • Use the optional filters to easily find the ones aligned with your goals.
  • Send meeting requests to those companies/persons you want to meet.
  • Adding a short reason why you are interested in a meeting will increase the acceptance.
  • Meeting requests must be confirmed by the recipients to be scheduled.
  • Date and time of a meeting will be scheduled by the person accepting the meeting request considering the mutual availability.
  • Check every incoming meeting request and accept or refuse if not appropriate. It is a matter of politeness to let the requester know if you are interested in a meeting or not.

SOME PARTICIPANTS CAN’T BE BOOKED. WHY?

Participants available for meeting requests are indicated by a green button “Available”, otherwise:

  • You may not have registered for 1:1 meetings. Please make yourself available for 1:1 networking session via Agenda / Event Agenda.


5) Short before and during the event

SHORT BEFORE THE EVENT

  • You can view date/time of your meetings via the Menu “Meetings” at any time.
  • Check all your pending meeting requests and consider accepting or decline.
  • Download the "b2match" Mobile App (iOS/Android) to:
    * get access to your meeting schedule on your mobile phone,
    * be informed about last-minute changes (bookings, cancellations),
    * manage additional meetings during the event (send/receive/confirm requests)/

DURING THE EVENT

  • Check again the latest version of your meeting schedule through the platform. Due to last minute changes it might have changed slightly.
  • RESPECT the other participants' time and show up to all your meetings.
  • If an unforeseen circumstance arises and you will not attend a meeting, please cancel your meetings through the platform. This way, the other participant will be notified.



Organised by

Participants

Austria 3
Belgium 4
Canada 3
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 1
Finland 3
France 1
Germany 1
Ireland 8
Korea, Republic Of 1
Portugal 1
Spain 12
Sweden 7
Turkey 20
United Kingdom 4
Total 70

Participants

Company 32
University 11
Research Centre 19
Authority/Government 6
Other 2
Total 70