IFA Business Days 2017

Come and visit our MATCHMAKING, BUSINESS TOURS and BUSINESS SESSIONS on the occasion of IFA 2017 - the Leading Trade Show for Consumer Electronics & Home Appliances


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The Enterprise Europe Network Berlin-Brandenburg invites you to register for the matchmaking sessions 2017 and explore the vast opportunities of finding new business, technology or research partners. You are also welcome to choose from different thematic guided tours. They will focus on various business sectors and topics and lead you to chosen exhibitors. Our business sessions give you an overview on funding and financing opportunities for innovation projects, in particular from the electronics sector, and give you an overview on the world's newest smart innovations. One day of matchmaking is focussing on Talent Matching: organized meetings between international talents looking for new career opportunities and smart innovative companies and research organisations all over the world.

Our offer is open to all exhibitors and trade visitors of IFA and IFA Global Markets.

Participation fee: free of charge.

Please note: Registration is required. You will need a trade visitor ticket to get access to IFA fairground. 



The IFA Business Days target a wide spectrum of international companies (both SMEs and large industries), universities and researchers interested in finding new business, technology or research partners and in exploring new ways of cooperation.

They take place on two different locations:


@ IFA NEXT (Berlin ExpoCenter City, Hall 26, Booth 222b):


focus on innovative and smart technologies
such as 3D Print, Data Security, Drones, Robotics, etc.

@ Global Markets (STATION-Berlin, Hall 8, Booth 131, Luckenwalder Straße 4-6, 10963 Berlin):


focus on cooperation between suppliers, component manufacturers, OEM/ODM in the consumer electronics and home appliances industries and yet-to-be-discovered brands, ready to make the leap onto the international market


Participants can choose individually in which modules they would like to participate.  

A map of the fairgrounds and the STATION location can be found here.


Why to participate?

  • Showcase your most favorable projects, products or know-how
  • Target potential business partners in pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings
  • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations
  • Find new commercial/technological/research partners
  • Get latest information on industrial related research results
  • Meet and share views with researchers and experts
  • Present, discuss and develop new project ideas at international level




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closed since 29 Aug 2017
Registration 24 May – 29 Aug
Meeting Selection 19 Jun – 1 Sep
Event 1 Sep – 6 Sep
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Berlin, Germany
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 178
Meetings 118
Algeria 2
Austria 2
Belgium 5
Brazil 1
Bulgaria 2
Chile 2
China 33
Czech Republic 3
Egypt 1
Estonia 1
Finland 2
France 20
Germany 63
Hong Kong 3
Hungary 2
India 1
Indonesia 1
Israel 9
Italy 7
Korea, Republic Of 7
Lebanon 1
Luxembourg 2
Netherlands 6
Nigeria 1
Philippines 1
Poland 10
Portugal 3
Romania 2
Russia 1
Singapore 1
Spain 1
Sweden 3
Switzerland 2
Taiwan 7
Tanzania, United Republic Of 1
Turkey 1
Ukraine 1
United Arab Emirates 2
United Kingdom 14
United States 13
Total 240
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After Event 2931