Technology Forum 2016 - Matchmaking Event


Technology Forum 2016 – Matchmaking Event

Promoting Business & Technology Partnerships in South-East Europe


The matchmaking event aims to promote business, technological and research partnerships bringing together the vivid ICT community from Greece, South-East European countries and beyond. Innovative companies, universities, research centers and other organisations active in the wide ICT sector are invited to expand their network, explore new ideas and develop cooperation potential following a programme of pre-arranged meetings.


The matchmaking event will be held in the framework of Technology Forum 2016 on the 18th of May, in Thessaloniki, Greece, and it is organised by PRAXI Network, coordinator of Enterprise Europe Network - Hellas.



This one day event targets entrepreneurs, researchers, stakeholders and others who are interested in sharing new ideas and identifying business and research partners to:

  • Find technologies to partner with, license or acquire
  • Build partnerships for future funding calls
  • Find buyers or development partners

Reasons to participate

This networking event presents an ideal platform to identify technology and business partners, through pre-arranged meetings. You simply need to register, present yourself, your company or organisation and your technology online and select interesting partners before the event.
For further details please refer to: How it Works.

The earlier you submit your collaboration profile, the more visibility it will receive.

Main Topics


  • Big data
  • Cloud computing, systems and e-Infrastructure
  • Internet of things
  • Machine learning
  • Robotics
  • Security and Trust
  • Social media
  • other ICT technology

Applications in

  • Automotive, Transport and Logistics
  • Agriculture, Food and Beverages
  • Bioinformatics
  • Creative industries, content and media
  • Education
  • Energy and Environment
  • Healthcare
  • Human computer interaction
  • Manufacturing and Industrial software
  • Smart cities and Mobility
  • Space and Aerospace
  • Tourism and Cultural heritage
  • other application


Technology Forum: A few words on the event

Technology Forum started as a local initiative with the synergy of academic, research and business organisations of North Greece. During the last 3 years it has been established as a major cooperative event in Thessaloniki, gathering entrepreneurs, researchers and innovators and aiming to present ICT technologies and to award past co-operations among the R&D and the business ICT community.
Technology Forum is organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), the University of Macedonia (UoM), the Alexander Innovation Zone (AIZ), the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (FING), the International Hellenic University (IHU) and the Association of Information Technology Companies of Northern Greece (SEPVE). The event is supported by the Region of Central Macedonia (RCM), the General Secretariat for Research & Technology (GSRT), the Enterprise Greece (EG), the Thessaloniki Municipality and the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (ATEIT).



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closed since 13 May 2016
Registration 31 Mar – 13 May
Meeting Selection 25 Apr – 16 May
Event 18 May
Language English/Greek
Costs free of charge
Venue Aristotle University
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 69
Meetings 136
Albania 1
Belgium 1
Bulgaria 9
Germany 1
Greece 52
United States 1
Total 69
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Before Event2660
After Event 2824