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Successful R&I in Europe 2018 - 9th European Networking Event

For the ninth time, the conference invites researchers and entrepreneurs from North Rhine-Westphalia and regions in Europe to find new European research and innovation (R&I) partners for Horizon 2020 projects. The series of events has been a great success with over 2300 participants since 2009. In 2018, special partner regions are: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Israel, the Netherlands and Poland.


  • Mar 15—16, 2018
  • Düsseldorf
  • Germany

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Post Date: Jan 15, 2018

Tags: Capacity building

Registration date: January 15, 2018 — March 7, 2018

There will be an exhibition "Innovations for Europe based in North Rhine-Westphalia" on 15 March 2018.

The networking event will be structured in parallel workshops focussing on seven topics:

  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing (NMM) 
  • Energy
  • Sustainable Economy
  • Life Sciences
  • Transport

The event addresses especially universities and research institutes and small as well as 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 (ideas and/or results) 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.

Conference fee: € 120 (€ 95 one day) per person including VAT. Free participation for speakers in sessions 1 to 5.

Please note that the event organizer does NOT cover any travel expenses, costs for hotels etc.! We suggest, however, that you check whether such expenses count as eligible costs within your Horizon 2020 project.

The conference fee includes dinner on 15.03., lunch on 16.03., tea/coffee/cold drinks during the breaks, the "Düsseldorf by Night" tour and the airport-venue shuttle (solely as provided by the organizers). 

The Call for presentations (ideas and/or results) is open until 20 February 2018.

Deadline for registration is: 7 March 2018.

Contact persons

Dr. Bernd Janson 
Telephone: 0049 208 30004-22 
Email: bj(at)zenit.de 

Heike Hoffzimmer 
Telephone: 0049 208 30004-35 
Email: hz(at)zenit.de

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