SME Instrument’s Overseas Trade Fairs Programme

Supporting international commercialisation of EU innovation

As part of the SME Instrument’s support to commercialisation services, we invite you to participate in one of the 15 international Trade Fairs organised in 11 countries outside the European Union.

Who can apply?

Phase 1 and Phase 2 SME Instrument champions with global ambitions and a solid international business strategy. 

Overseas trade fairs

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TRADE FAIR

TOPIC

PLACE

DATE

APPLICATION

14th edition of Malaysia International Halal Showcase

Food, pharmaceuticals & tourism

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

5-8 April 2017

SMEs selected for MIHAS

Results of the mission

Closed for applications

7th Fiber Optics Expo

Optical communications & Lasers

Tokyo, Japan

5-7 April 2017

SMEs selected for FOE

Results of the mission

Closed for applications

IEexpo

Environment & biotechnologies

Shanghai, China

5-7 May 2017

SMEs selected for IEexpo

Results fo the mission

Closed for applications

BIO International Convention                                           

Biotechnologies

San Diego, United States

19-22 June 2017

SMEs selected for BIO IC

Results of the mission

Closed for applications

TechInnovation

New Technologies

Singapore

19-20 September 2017

SMEs selected for TechInnovation

Results of the mission

Closed for applications

Gitex Technology Week

IT and communications

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

8-12 October 2017

SMEs selected for Gitex

Results of the mission

Closed for applications

Lagos International

Technologies & environment

Lagos, Nigeria

3-12 November 2017

Call for Applications

SMEs selected for Lagos

Results of the mission

Closed for applications

CES International

Consumer techonologies

Las Vegas, USA

9-12 January 2018

Call for Applications

SMEs selected for CES

Results of the mission
Closed for applications

Arab health 

Health- & Medical care

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

29 January - 1 February 2018

Call for Applications 

Closed for applications

FIDAE International

Aerospace, defense & security

Santiago, Chile

3-8 April 2018

Call for Applications

Closed for applications

Asia Water Expo

Water industry

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

10-12 April 2018

Call for Applications

Closed for applications

African Utility Week

Renewable energies

Cape Town, South Africa

15-17 May 2018

Call for Applications

Closed for applications

China International Industry Fair

Industrial technlogies

Shanghai, China

19-23 September 2018

Call for Applications

Apply here by 8/06/2018

Electronica & Productronica 
 

Electronics

Bangalore, India

26-28 September 2018

Call for Applications

Apply here by 8/06/2018

Metalex

Machine tools & Metal industry

Bangkok, Thailand

21-24 November 2018

Call for Applications

Apply here by 29/06/2018

Please check this infographic for a full description of fairs

Our Mission and Objectives

Phase 3 of the SME Instrument supports the commercialisation of your funded project and seeks to encourage you to follow your ambitious plans to scale-up on the global market. 

In the current economic environment, your company’s growth potential also depends on access to overseas markets which is why we want to collaborate with you on your internationalisation plans by: 

  • Organising your participation to one of a series of 15 international Trade Fairs in 11 countries outside the EU; 
  • Guiding you through the preparation for these Trade Fairs and business meetings overseas;
  • Promoting your company on the international scene and to target counterparts in identified markets.

 

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