The 8th edition of “Successful R&I in Europe – European Networking Event” will take place on 2-3 March 2017 at Van der Valk Airporthotel, Düsseldorf.

For the eighth time, the conference invites researchers and entrepreneurs to find new partners for European research and innovation (R&I) projects.
The series of events has been a great success with over 2000 participants since 2009.
As in the past, special partner regions have been selected this year too: Belgium, France, Finland, Israel, Netherlands and Poland.

The networking event will be structured in parallel brokerage sessions on seven topics:
· Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
· Energy
· Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing (NMM)
· Sustainable Economy
· Life Sciences
· Transport
· SME Instrument

The event addresses especially universities and research institutes as well as small and medium-sized enterprises.
Participants are invited to become involved in established and new technology networks between researchers, entrepreneurs and multipliers related to Horizon 2020.
Giving a short presentation or finding a partner by talking to decision-makers opens doors for new research and innovation projects in Europe with a focus on Horizon 2020.
Participants who are interested in giving a presentation can participate in the “Call for Presentations” (ideas for Horizon 2020 projects and/or results from former international R&D&I projects).

The event is supported by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia, the European Commission, the Enterprise Europe Network and several NCPs.