Enterprise Europe Network organises a matchmaking event at the Dutch Design Week 2016. The event will take place on October 24, 25 and 26, 2016 in Eindhoven. This event offers you a chance for meeting new partners and exchanging ideas for design expertise, collaborative research, technology transfer and commercial opportunities. This is an ideal opportunity to meet with many international partners to explore collaborative research, technology transfer and commercial opportunities in pre-arranged 20 minute one-to-one meetings at one location. The Dutch Design Week is a yearly event since 1998. It attracts a multidisciplinary audience of 275.000 and attendance from design companies,industry, research organisations, policy makers and investors from many countries.
The matchmaking event enables participants to find partners for commercial and technological cooperation, e.g.:
– Promote your design and/or business;
– Build new partnerships for future funding calls;
– Explore options for design transfer, licensing or acquisition;
– Build new partnerships for research and development projects;
– Find buyers or development partners;
– Find new partners for subcontracting and outsourcing;
– Find new financing opportunities; and
– Find new partners for developing new demonstration & pilot activities.
The Dutch Design Week 2016 concentrates on exploiting new design in creating a smart Europe. The main themes of the event include:
– Bio Design
– Advanced materials
– Future Concepts
– New materials
The Dutch Design Week
The Dutch Design Week is the largest design event in Europe. In 2015 more than 2.500 designers and 275.000 visitors came to Eindhoven. 15% of them were from outsdide The Netherlands. The Dutch Design Week 2016 is a nine days event with a wide variety of presentations, fairs, plenary and interactive sessions, inspiring keynote speakers, case studies, eye-opening site visits and numerous opportunities to get in contact with new business partners. The Dutch Design Week brings together designers, industry, education, finance and policy from the creative industries and technology domains from all over The netherlands and Europe to identify priorities that are crucial to strengthen the European industrial design ecosystem. For more information on the event, please visit www.ddw.nl.