Innovat&Match 2014

A link between Research and Industry


ASTER-SIMPLER, in cooperation with the Enterprise Europe Network, organise the 6th Edition of Innovat&Match Brokerage Event, two days of bilateral meetings among companies, research centres and universities.



The event will take place on June 4 and 5, 2014 in the framework of R2B - Research to Business 2014, the 9th edition of the International Industrial Research Exhibition promoted by Emilia-Romagna Region, BolognaFiere, ASTER and SMAU. 
R2B aims at fostering new business opportunities between the research and business systems since 2005.

Within this context, Innovat&Match represents an opportunity to facilitate transnational technology transfer and develop research/technological business co-operations such as:  

  • European R&D projects
  • Technical Co-operation
  • Manufacturing and Licensing Agreements
  • Commercial Agreements with Technical Assistance
  • Joint Ventures

What's New?

In this section you will find all news about the initiative, know all coorganizers and participants. Stay tuned!

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Initiative Focus

The event will focus on the following strategic target fields for industrial innovation

  • Advanced Materials
  • Aerospace
  • Connecting People, Social Media Challenges
  • Creativity & Culture
  • Digital Systems & Big Data
  • Energy
  • Food & Healthy Lifestyles
  • Innovative Technologies for Agri-Food
  • Low Environmental Impacts Technologies
  • Manufacturing 2.0
  • Smart Mobility
  • Sustainable Construction and Urban Regeneration
  • Tailored Health


Why to participate

The participation at the brokerage event offers a unique opportunity to:

  • Present your technology/project idea/service in bilateral meetings
  • Establish technological partnership  
  • Expand business establishing new international contacts
  • Meet potential partners for European R&D projects
  • Build quality partnerships in view of the new opportunities of Horizon2020
  • Learn about new technologies and solutions


Free of charge

  • Participation in the brokerage event
  • Entrance at R2B 2014 fair.


  Still Doubts?

Discover the event infographic! (PDF)



  • The earlier you submit your collaboration profile, the earlier it will be validated.
  • Your registration should be valid as soon as you receive an e-mail stating that your profile has been activated.
  • A member of our registration team may contact you to suggest improvements in your profile, in order to maximize the visibility and impact.
  • Follow the suggestions of our user guide "Toward Brokerage Events" in order to maximize the effectiveness and facilitate the participation to Innovat&Match 2014.
  • Here you can find all the information and the instructions to make the most of your cooperation profile. The document is available also in Italian.

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closed since 14 May 2014
Registration 25 Feb – 14 May
Meeting Selection 14 May – 21 May
Event 4 Jun – 5 Jun
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Hall 33 & 34 - Bologna Fair District
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 233
Meetings 828
China 5
Estonia 1
Germany 1
Greece 1
Italy 221
Romania 2
Turkey 1
United Kingdom 2
Total 235
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After Event 8708