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    Growth by Collaborations – How to find Partners for Innovation and Business

    26-09-2017, 16:00–19:30 in Basel

    Mission, Who should attend?

    You want to be innovative and grow your business? Reliable partners are crucial. With regional, national and international partners you may improve business ideas, build consortia for EU-funded projects or find new customers. Since it is not an easy task to identify and find suitable partners, this event will provide a unique overview on best ways to establish successful collaborations.

    Speakers from Enterprise Europe Network, companies, Euresearch, CTI/Innosuisse, SERI and National Thematic Networks will inform about platforms, infrastructures and national networks. You get to know tools that help to identify future business partners and make it possible for your business to be found by others. and Euresearch, Regional Office Basel, created this event for SMEs, start-ups and people with an entrepreneurial spirit as well as for stakeholders in this field.


    The following topics and speakers will be presented

    (Presentations will be held either in English or German)

    The Enterprise Europe Network  – Provide technology, find solutions and R&D partners
    Dr. Nicolas Lentze, Innovation & Technology Consultant, Enterprise Europe Network, Bern

    How a (Smart City, IoT, Cloud, AI) startup can leverage the Enterprise Europe Network - The success story of Parquery
    Andrea Fossati, CEO, Parquery AG, Zürich

    The Opportunity Finder – A tool to find best partners
    Dr. Francesco Kienzle, National Contact Point ICT, Euresearch Bern

    National Thematic Networks (NTN) – Introduction to the Swiss NTN concept
    Barbara Pfluger, Project Promotion and Knowledge & Technology Transfer, CTI, Bern

    European Research Area Network (ERANET) – How does it work? 
    Roland Bühler, Project Manager, Research and Innovation Programmes, SERI, Bern

    NTN Innovative Surfaces and its group process to initiate collaborative innovation
    Dr. Werner Rutsch, President NTN Innovative Surfaces, St. Gallen

    Internet platforms to find and search for partners
    Dr. Susanne Daniel, Contact Point SME, Euresearch Basel


    Registration and the detailed schedule.



    Technologiepark, Basel
    Hochbergerstrasse 60 C
    4057 Basel


    This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.

    26-09-2017, 16:00–19:30 in Basel

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    Contact Information / Organiser

    Euresearch Basel
    Tel.: +41 (0) 61 267 28 83

    Tel.: +41 (0)61 295 50 20