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IraSME & CORNET Partnering Event Aachen

This Matchmaking Event is organised November 26, 2018 at RWTH Aachen from 10:00 am till 04:00 pm to find partners for research and development. The event is targeted at interested companies (SMEs), research organisations (RTOs) and associations from the participating countries. IraSME organises one partnering event per call in cooperation with our partner programme CORNET. The Partnering Event is organised in association with our partners from ZENIT network and Fraunhofer IPT. Participation is free of charge.


Download: short Agenda (PDF) | long Agenda incl. Pitches (PDF) follow soon

Location: RWTH Aachen, Prologue building, Campus-Boulevard 55, 52074 Aachen

Event Registration

The registration for the IraSME / CORNET Partnering Event in Aachen is OPEN.

You register through the B2Match registration area by creating a personal profile and ticking the boxes for those parts of the agenda you want to join.


Elevator Pitch Sessions

At the partnering events you have the possibility to present a project idea and search for partners with the right know-how or present your organisation and your technical expertise to find a project. You have 5 minutes for your presentation, so keep it short! The elevator pitch sessions will take place after lunch.

Please send your presentation via Email including the following information:

  • Your name + organisation and title + field of technology of your presentation
  • Short description of your presentation ("Organisation profile" or 150 letters about your project idea)
  • Do you agree that your presentation is published online after the event?

Deadline for presentations: 16 November 2018

Face-to-face Meetings

If you are interested in having a short 15 minute roundup with potential project partners or a short counceling by CORNET / IraSME experts, please use our free matchmaking tool via B2Match to schedule appointments at the event. This is only possible as a registered used, after you have signed in for the event via B2Match and created your own profile. Unregistered users can not see those details.

Meeting Venue

Prologue building on the campus of the RWTH Aachen
Campus-Boulevard 55, 52074 Aachen

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Organizing Partners


Co-organizing funding organizations


Co-organizing partners

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: