Business Connection Forum Albany

 

Program

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Why New York State


DAY 1 - REGIONAL SUPPORT PROGRAMS & TECH-SESSIONS

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

The first day will focus on innovation, joint programs and support programs for small and medium sized companies. Speakers will present funding programs available in New York and North America along with support programs available in the Advanced Electronic clusters in Europe.

The afternoon breakout sessions will feature discussion on Autonomous Operations, Medical Applications, Smart City Initiatives and Advanced Electronics. Each session will begin with round robin intros followed by perspectives from University programs, major corporate efforts, government labs or funded programs and an SME from North America and Europe wrapped up by a panel discussion.

Time

Program
8:30 - 12:40

Keynotes & Regional Support Programs NY State
Listen to keynotes from big high-tech companies and learn how NY State supports businesses

1:40 - 4:30

Parallel TECH-SESSIONS
Autonomous Operations | Health Applications | Smart Cities | Advanced Electronics

5:00 - 7:00

SME Poster Session & NY Beer Reception
SMEs can present their newest products/services with the help of a poster in 3 min pitches

 

DAY 2 - MATCHMAKING

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

The second day is all about building relationships through pitches and pre-scheduled meetings.
If activated, you can send and receive bilateral meetings requests. Booking will be opened September 11th 2017.

Time

Program
8:30 - 12:30

Company Pitches and VC Presentations

Companies and VCs will have the chance to present themselves in short pitches

2:00 - 5:00

B2B and B2VC Meetings

In 30 min meetings, Companies and VCs have the chance to get to know each other

5:00 - 6:30

Student Poster Session & Reception

Students of regional universities present their research during a poster session

 

Day 3 - SCIENCE PITCH

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Time

Program
8:30 - 11:30

University & Research Presentations
Regional and international universities and labs will present their latest research

11:30 - 12:30

B2Uni Connection Meetings
Time for companies and universities to talk about possible collaborations

12:30 - 12:45

Wrap-Up Discussions  

2:30 - 4:30

Optional site tours (e.g. SUNY Poly, Rensselaer, ..)

 

Registration
closed since 4 Oct 2017
Organizers
Schedule
Registration 27 Jul – 4 Oct
Meeting Selection 11 Sep – 4 Oct
Event 3 Oct – 5 Oct
Details
Language English
Costs 50$ - 275$ (different booking options)
Venue Fuller Road 257
Albany, United States
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 52
Meetings 0
Participants
Austria 1
Belgium 3
France 6
Germany 4
Greece 1
Italy 1
Spain 2
United States 70
Total 88
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