5 October 2017 / Barcelone, Spain

Green Chemicals

The Watify initiative is an awareness-raising campaign, funded by the European Commission, to stimulate the technological transformation of Europe’s industry. Watify is organising a matchmaking event on Green Chemicals in Barcelona, in occasion of the Barcelona Industry 4.0 week organized at Fira Barcelona.

OCTOBER 5, 2017 | 9:30AM-4:30PM Barcelona, Spain

Topic

  • Market evolutions, challenges and opportunities behind the production and use of Green Chemicals in Europe
  • Pan-European Inter-Regional Match Making event
  • Bilateral and multilateral meetings between public and private actors
  • Inter-regional / Cross-border cooperation on targeted focus areas

Objective

The objective of the matchmaking event is to facilitate inter-regional / cross-border cooperation between regional public and private sector actors in the development of joint initiatives /partnerships or joint demonstration projects in Green Chemicals – matching S3 priorities and exploiting identified synergies and complementary resources and strengths. Inter-regional or cross-border cooperation can help to exploit complementarities/synergies (i.e. different value chain positions, technologies, etc.), pool resources and infrastructures across Europe, address non-technological issues (e.g. standards) and enlarge the potential user-base.

The scoping paper with more information on Green chemicals can be found here

What to expect


European-level speakers

A plenary session rich of insight from experts and ongoing European projects in the area.


Bilateral meetings

Opportunity to connect different actors for furthering potential inter-regional/cross-border cooperation on targeted focus areas. Learn how to get the most out of working group meetings in WATIFY matchmaking here (coming soon).

Group meetings

Opportunity to initiate promising contacts in pre-arranged meetings. Learn how to get the most out of bilateral meetings in WATIFY matchmaking here (coming soon).


Why participate?

  • Benefit from personalized and pre-arranged bilateral meetings for business and project development opportunities.
  • Connect with new technological/research/financing/commercial partners
  • Get informed on the opportunities and challenges of Green Chemicals, with related projects or initiatives
  • Learn about regional competencies and complementarities
  • Initiate cross-border contacts, and explore potential opportunities for cooperation
  • Work towards the exploitation of synergies in cross-border value chains

Who should attend?

  • Research & Technology organisations
  • Regional Development Agencies
  • Business intermediaries
  • Business (especially SMEs and mid-caps)
  • Industry associations/representatives
  • Clusters

Venue & Location

Fira Barcelona, Gran Via Venue

Av. Joan Carles I, 64, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona

Co-organisers

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