Are you working on the development of new products, processes or services? Are you interested in R&D cooperation with organisations from other countries? Then this Eurostars Summer Event on the 3rd of June in Amsterdam might be of special interest to you.
Eurostars Funding opportunities
The Eurostars Summer event focusses on the opportunities this funding programme offers to companies (in particular SMEs) and research institutions in the coming cut-off dates (starting with cut-off date 4: 17th of September). The event kicks off congratulating last year ‘s approved projects, followed by a general introduction to the Eurostars programme and its position in the European Research Area (ERA).
Focus on your technology area in break-out session
In several break-out sessions you can hear about the experiences of successful Eurostars companies within your field of expertise. It will be possible to pitch project ideas or partner requests to a group of peers from 5-8 countries. In other break-out sessions the rules for participation will be discussed, including tips and tricks on how to write successful applications, and related funding programmes of H2020. As in Eurostars, the Summer Event is open to all technology areas, however, for practical reasons the break-out sessions have a thematic focus:
- ICT and Electronics
- Life Sciences and Health
- Industrial manufacturing, Materials and Transport
Matchmaking between Dutch and foreign companies (SMEs) and research institutions is an important part of this Summer Event. In the second part of the afternoon participants can attend pre-arranged, one-on-one meetings. The matchmaking is organised in close cooperation with the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).The Summer event concludes with a networking reception. Here, project ideas can be discussed with representatives of several national Eurostars offices, including the Brussels Eurostars secretariat.
The Eurostars Summer event is free of charge, however registration on the website is necessary. The sub sessions you want to attend can be selected in advance and your profile for the matchmaking can be uploaded. Foreign organisations need to take care of their own travel arrangements. A list of hotels will be provided on the website of EEN.