Partnering Event Prague 2016

IraSME - We Fund Innovation

Successful Partnering Event in Prague 2016

November 24, 2016 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Prague @ MPO

Facilitating project partner search for the upcoming call for proposals with deadline 29 March 2017

09:30 - Registration of Participants

10:00 - Welcome and Opening remarks by MPO (Ministry for Economic Affairs)

10:30 - Programme Presentations

  • Viktoria Cvetković (AiF e.V.) – CORNET
  • Felix Richter (AiF Projekt GmbH) – IraSME

11:30 - CORNET "At the Heart of a Project"

  • ACTIPOLY (Flanders/Germany/Poland/Wallonia)
  • SmartNFR (Czech Republic/Germany)
  • MeTexCom2 (Czech Republic/Germany)
  • Dyna-Tool (Austria/Germany)

13:30 - Elevator Pitch Session I - Biotechnology and biomedical engineering

Matej Buzgo (InoCure s.r.o.) – Company profile
Short description: InoCure is an SME focused on RnD in the field of drug delivery, cell culture and tissue engineering.

Dr. Lada Fialova (Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities GmbH) – Research infrastructures for developmental projects
Short description: Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities GmbH (VBCF) is a non-profit medium-sized company, situated at the Vienna Biocenter. We offer access to state-of-the-art research infrastructures and scientific services for both academia and industry customers.

Dr. Michael Müller (Test and Research Institute Pirmasens) - Exploitation of Spartina maritima as feedstock for the biobased economy
Short description: Focus on the extraction of lutein and anti-collagenase and enzyme production from the halophyte Spartina maritima cultivated under optimized salt stress.

David Berck (CELABOR SCRL) – Company profile
Short description: Organisation profile and research project proposals. Field of technology: food technologies/packaging/environment/textile

Dr. Andrey Aksenov (Intellectual Systems Ltd) - Portable breast cancer screening device
Short description: We have developed an affordable and portable prototype for breast cancer screening. We are looking for funds/cooperation to develop further and finish the product.

14:45 - Elevator Pitch Session II - Materials Research

Dr. Adriana Kovalcik (Wood K Plus) – Organisation profile
Short description: Processing and characterization of natural fibre polymer composites (NFC)
based on biodegradable polymers and renewable reinforcement.

Dr. Felix Nicklisch (TU Dresden, Institute of Building Construction) – Organisation profile and research focus
Short description: Adhesive bonding in timber-glass-composite facades - novel adapter for the next facade generation.

Dr. Carmen Vladu (Centre of Electrochemical Surface Technology) – Company profile
Short description: CEST is Austria’s competence centre for electrochemical surface technology and functions as an innovation generator and trendsetter at the interface between science and industry. CEST was founded in 2008 within the framework of the Austrian competence centre programme COMET as a K1 centre.

Prof. Dr. Annett Dorner-Reisel (Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering) - Organisation profile and co-operation interests
Short description: CORNET co-operation interests in the fields of natural resources & energy, tribology, and aluminum processing and MMCs

Dr. Peter Rademacher (Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, Faculty Forest and Environment) - German-Czech bilateral project ‘SuProWood' - an example of international / European Wood Research Network
Short description: Sustainable production and use of natural resources with special focus on wood


All day in parallel - Prescheduled Face-to-Face meetings at any time

15:30 - Final remarks and closing words by CORNET and IraSME team

16:00 - End of the event

Meeting Venue: Ministry of Industry and Trade | Politických vězňů 20 | Prague, Czech Republic

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: