ASTER, within the EEN SIMPLER consortium, organizes in Bologna (Italy) the brokerage event Innovat&Match 2018: two days of bilateral meetings between universities, research centres and companies in the framework of R2B - Research to Business 2018, 12th edition of the International fair for industrial research promoted by the Emilia-Romagna Region, Bologna Fiere, ASTER and SMAU.
The Initiative promotes the creation of technological agreements, research projects and transnational collaboration between researchers and entrepreneurs.
The event will take place on 7 and 8 June 2018; Innovat&Match is the crucial networking spot for R2B exhibitors and visitors where they attend bilateral meetings, present and discuss possibilities of transnational cooperation and technology transfer on cross-sector topics.
Main topics of Innovat&Match 2018 follow the Clust-ER Associations (communities of public and private bodies, research laboratories and centres for innovation belonging to the High Technology Network) that share ideas, skills, tools, and resources to develop Smart Specialization Strategy priorities of the Emilia-Romagna Region:
• BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
• ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
• CULTURAL AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
• LIFE SCIENCES AND WELLBEING
• SERVICE INNOVATION
• MECHATRONICS AND MOTORISTICS
And other important emerging themes:
• INDUSTRY 4.0
• BIG DATA FOR INDUSTRY
• BIO ECONOMY
• CHEMISTRY FOR INNOVATION
• CIRCULAR ECONOMY
• CLIMATE CHANGE
• SKILLS FOR INNOVATION
Registrations: from 26 March to 18 May 2018
Meetings booking: from 7 to 28 May 2018
Event: 7 - 8 June 2018