Finding Partners

Cooperation for Innovation

Finding Partners

Our Free Services

  • Find projects looking for partners
  • Find partners looking for projects
  • Use the Online Matchmaking Tool
  • Visit our Partnering Events

You can improve your chances for a successfull partner search by completing your profile and updating it regularly. Please note that IraSME only provides this marketplace and is not responsible for the content of these documents. The project ideas are not checked for compliance with IraSME criteria, so your chances for funding within IraSME are not influenced by publishing a presentation.

Individual Support for Partner Search

  • National/regional funding agencies also provide support for finding partners
  • Contact your local agency

Other Ways to look for Partners or Projects


Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)

  • Provides a very good partner search-tool with validated offers/request
  • Contact your local EEN contact point


Database European Patent Office

  • Search in the EPO database for holders of patents in your technological field as potential project partners



  • Partners in the field of Eco-Innovation this portal might help you
  • Provides information on +3.000 European eco-innovations, including technologies, applications, products, processes and other solutions
  • Aims to link enterprises, in particular SMEs, and eco-innovations to increase the uptake of EU-funded research


NANORA - Nano Regions Alliance

  • Offers a specialized database of nanotechnology players from a number of European regions
  • Network of Access Points to the regions with additional expertise in matching nanotechnology requests and offers

Contact info

+49 (0)30 48163 493

AiF Projekt GmbH
Tschaikowskistraße 49
13156 Berlin - Germany

Information on our partner network CORNET: If you are an association and your SME members have a common R&D question that needs to be solved by research-centres or universities? You may benefit from the transnational funding opportunities the CORNET network can offer, as it links national and regional funding programmes for collective research to promote cooperation between SME associations and research organisations across Europe: