Via Forum 2017

VIA Forum 2017 - b2b Matchmaking

26.9.2017, YASMIN HOTEL, Kosice, Slovak Republic

VIA Forum 2017 is focused to IT, Power Industry, Smart Cities and Technologies, Electromobility and Dual Education as well as to German investments and the potential of the Eastern Slovakia region for new investments. Meet your future cooperation partners and start new business or project! Ask for the Slovak entities, you want to meet and we will arrange the meeting for you.

The b2b matchmaking within VIA Forum 2017 is organised by Regional Advisory and Information Centre Presov  - the Enterprise Europe Network in close cooperation with East Slovakia Investment Agency.

The b2b event is open not exclusively to Slovak and German entities. Other entities interested in the event from neighbouring countries Hungary, Poland, Ukraine but also other countries are welcome.

Want to see what it was like in VIA Forum 2016? 


Target groups

  • Companies
  • Science and Research Institutes
  • Financial Institutions
  • Educational Institutions
  • and other players in the sectors listed below

Main sectors

  • Information Technologies
  • Power Engineering
  • Smart Cities and Technologies
  • Electromobility
  • Dual education
  • Machinery and Metal Processing Industry
  • Automotive Industry
  • Electro technical Industry
  • Metallurgy
  • Others interested in Eastern Slovakia are welcome


Why to participate

  • Present your business proposals, future visions, ideas for product development, technologies and solutions!
  • Get your problem solved – matching organisations seeking or offering solutions!
  • Learn from German investors to Eastern Slovakia!
  • Meet numerous prospective cooperation partners in ONE day and reduce the amount of time and money for finding new partners!
  • Get professional support through the Enterprise Europe Network and its experts in the field of internationalisation and international technology transfer. 


Matchmaking Event/B2B  

Matchmaking/B2B/Brokerage Event (whichever of those names you choose) is an ideal opportunity to find international partners for technology transfer, business co-operation and collaborative research, in pre-arranged 20 minute meetings in one location. You simply need to register, present yourself, your company, your technology online and select partners of interest to you in advance of the event. Read more in How it works.


The earlier you submit your cooperation profile the more it will be recognized! 

Register for this event
open until 25 Sep 2018.
Registration 25 May – 25 Sep
Meeting Selection 14 Sep – 25 Sep
Event 26 Sep
Language B2B event - English
Costs 40 EUR (20 EUR from 2nd participant); free of charge for participants of VIA Forum 2017
Venue Hotel Yasmin****, Tyršovo nábrežie 1675/1 040 01 Košice Slovakia
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 54
Meetings 59
Austria 2
China 1
Czech Republic 2
Germany 9
Hong Kong 1
Hungary 2
Slovak Republic 37
Total 54
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Before Event475
After Event 186