The SME Instrument is substantially broadening the offer of free business acceleration services that will help you get connected with business partners and investors, network with the right people for your business and bring new learning opportunities.
Matchmaking events with investors and business partners
Privileged access to finance and investors
A peer to peer academy
We are working hard to build helpful and appealing services for you and we are glad to announce that the first ones will be available from October this year.
For the moment we have planned the following events:
Pitching to investors:
Merck Venture Lounge – 18 October 2017, Darmstadt
Matchmaking with Corporates and Pitching to Investors:
MEDICA trade fair – 13-14 November 2017, Düsseldorf
Smart City Expo World Congress -14th-16th November 2017 Barcelona
Academy Branding – 9-10 November Brussels
Academy Market Segmentation – 22-23 November Brussels
For more information on the events check out our events calendar.
How to participate?
We will match the events and services that correspond the best to each coxmpany's needs. If your company has been identified for a specific business service you will be contacted directly by one of our partners who will give you the necessary information including the agenda and details about the application process.
However if you are interested in a particular event don't hesitate to apply! Places are limited for each event but there are no restrictions to the number of events and services one company can access. Applications are done through the SME Dashboard.
Who can participate?
The SME Instrument business acceleration services under “Phase 3” are designed exclusively for companies awarded Phase 1 and/or Phase 2 grants under the SME Instrument. Companies who have finished their projects can still participate.