NID 2014 - NETWORKING & INNOVATION DAY (27 Nov)

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Frequently asked questions

 

What is a matchmaking event?

At a matchmaking event people meet and greet at high speed. Bilateral meetings take about 20 minutes, which is usually enough to forge business/research/technological connections. Then the bell rings and the next meeting starts.

How does the matchmaking work?

Each participant registers with a cooperation profile which will be displayed at the event website. Each participant can online select meetings with other participants they would like to personally talk to. A few days before the event, each participant will receive a meeting schedule, showing WHO he will meet WHEN and WHERE.

What are the benefits of participating in the matchmaking event?

All participants can present their expertise/projects/technologies online already BEFORE the event. All participants and all cooperation profiles will be published on the website. Participants can get in contact with each other already before the event and know exactly who they will meet at the event. A matchmaking event therefore presents a very efficient and focused way of finding new collaboration partners.

How can I register to the event?

Please go to the Home page and ckick on Register for this event or click on the blue buttom Register now. Please fill in the registration form and click on Register. Then fill in the Cooperation Profile and click on Save.

Who is the Participant?

The Participant is the person who will participate in the matchmaking event and who is responsible for the inserted profiles. Participants should indicate their contact details (especially e-mail and mobile phone number) to be directly informed about registration, agendas, changes in the event set-up.

What type of information do I need to fill in the registration form?

Give some information about the organisation you are working for, its focus and areas of activity. VERY IMPORTANT: Properly fill in the cooperation profile and give details on e.g. technology/product/project, innovative aspects, current stage of development and the target partner sought.

The cooperation profile is your virtual business card - the higher the quality, the more participants will select you for bilateral meetings!!!

How do I get my password?

You can choose the password yourself. Just fill it in the registration form.

How to change the password?

Please log in with your Autologin link (you will find it in the mail you received after your registration) and go to Registration → Data Change Password. Just type in your new password/repeat.

Is it possible to insert more than one profile?

Yes, it is. Every participant has the possibility to insert several profiles. Please note that profiles are associated with participants. The same organisation can be registered several times with different participants (contact persons).

Is it possible to modify a profile?

Yes, it is. Log in with your Autologin link (you will find it in the mail you received after your registration). Click on Registration  → change your registration data → Save. Click on Cooperation Profiles→ change your cooperation profile → Update!

When will my profile be available online?

Every profile will be quality checked by the event organizer. If it meets the quality criteria it will be put online, if not, you will be contacted by the event organizer to adapt your profile.

How can I select meetings?

As soon as the Booking is open, you will be informed by mail about how to select meetings. Please log in with your Autologin link (you will find it in the mail you received after your registration). Click on Select Meetings→ Click on Book. The meeting with this participant is then booked.

Can I refuse a meeting?

Yes, you can. Log in with your Autologin link → Select MeetingsReject/Cancel. The respective meeting will be cancelled. If you don't refuse the meeting it will be automaticaly accepted. 

When will I get my personal meeting schedule?

You will receive your preliminary meeting schedule about a week before the event. The final meeting schedule will be handed out directly at the event at the registration desk. This final meeting schedule will take into consideration all last-minute changes.

What if, due to unforeseen reasons, I cannot participate in the matchmaking event?

Please inform the event organiser immediately. If you have booked meetings/you have been booked for meetings, please get directly in contact with your meeting partners and tell them that you cannot keep the appointment.

 

Registration
closed since 25 Nov 2014
Organisers
Schedule
Registration 3 Oct – 25 Nov
Meeting Selection 10 Nov – 25 Nov
Event 27 Nov
Details
Venue Parc Científic de Barcelona, c/ Baldiri Reixac 4-8, Barcelona
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 133
Meetings 278
Participants
Spain 175
United Kingdom 1
Total 176
Profile Views
Before Event5743
After Event 9145
Total14888