AquaMatch 2017


Welcome to AquaMatch 2017

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On November 2, 2017 you are welcome to participate in the 5th edition of the AquaMatch! The international brokerage event on Water Technology, Water Management & Innovation. 

At AquaMatch 2015 we welcomed 163 participants from 30 countries with over 450 meetings!! See impressions of our successful 2015 edition in the video below.

The event is organised by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) and the Enterprise Europe Network"Enterprise Europe Network is the largest business support network in Europe" 

The AquaMatch will take place at Aquatech Amsterdam during the Amsterdam International Water Week.

From 31 October - 3 November you'll have access to the Aquatech Amsterdam and Floodex Europe exhibition, an extensive conference and workshop programme and various excursions. The extensive programme provides many opportunities, to share your knowledge and experience, learn from water professionals & best practices and be inspired by the world’s most leading water experts.

Meet the Dutch experts also at the Netherlands Water Pavilion. Hall 7, booth 07.430!

Reasons for participation

  • Expand your international water network
  • 20 minute meetings
  • Meet many potential business partners in a short time
  • Quickstart international water-related funding calls
  • Choose your meetings in advance or on-site
  • Transfer of knowledge and technology
  • NEW! Book your meetings via the B2match app



  • Water treatment
  • Water re-use
  • Monitoring & Sensoring
  • Water & ICT
  • Water Management
  • Water-Energy (Nexus)
  • Water in a Circular Economy
  • EU Funding Programmes
  • Intellectual Property

AquaMatch enables fair exhibitors and visitors (companies, research institutes and Universities) to find partners for cooperation: 

  • Find technologies to partner with, license or acquire
  • Find buyers or development partners
  • Build partnerships for future international funding calls (e.g. H2020, Eurostars, LIFE, Partners voor Water)

Special focus

In this edition of the AquaMatch you also have the opportunity to quickstart Water-related funding calls and be informed on opportunities for internationalization and finding partners!

Session 1 | Patents to find the perfect partner | Find a partner that matches with your technology request or offer with patent information about innovations in the water sector!

Session 2 | Water and a Circular Economy, Funding opportunites for Innovation (Dutch participants only!) | During this special session you can expect an overview of upcoming project calls relevant for Water in Horizon 2020  and the Eurostars programme. 

Session 3 | From innovation to international positioning and application (Dutch particpants only!) | Solutions to bridge the gap with Partners for Water and other programmes & opportunities.

EIP water

European Innovation Partnership on Water

The European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) supports the development of innovative solutions across the EU to tackle major water challenges and boost European competitiveness. Working in Action Groups, the expertise and resources of public and private organisations are united along the innovation chain at the EU, national and regional level to match demand with supply and create market opportunities both inside Europe and abroad.  Join the EIP-Water conference on 27-28 September 2017 in Porto!

Energy in Water Cluster

AquaMatch 2017 edition: The Enterprise Europe Network joined forces with the Energy in Water (EnW) European Strategic Cluster Partnership  – Going international (ESCP-4i).

The EW aims to support and harness the growth and innovation potential of European SMEs and has a large network of SMEs in the field of the energy-water nexus.  Are you interested in doing business with SMEs in this area? Meet us at the AquaMatch!


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closed since 29 Oct 2017
Registration 8 Jun – 29 Oct
Meeting Selection 1 Sep – 30 Oct
Event 2 Nov
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Europa Foyer 2
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 127
Meetings 307
Belgium 3
Canada 1
Czech Republic 2
Denmark 3
France 4
Germany 5
Greece 5
Hungary 2
India 1
Ireland 3
Israel 3
Italy 3
Japan 1
Malta 1
Moldova 3
Netherlands 39
Poland 1
Portugal 1
Russia 1
Serbia 1
Singapore 1
South Africa 2
Spain 16
Sweden 5
Switzerland 4
Turkey 2
United Arab Emirates 2
United Kingdom 19
United States 2
Total 136
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After Event 2133