With more than 100 participants from 8 countries the IraSME / CORNET Partnering Event in Aachen was again a great success. The third IraSME Partnering Event in 2018 was again organised with our partner network CORNET and in cooperation with the EEN network supported by ZENIT e.V.. It took place in Aachen at the WZL Institute on campus of RWTH Aachen, as our new network partner GCCIR from Alberta has a strong focus here. More than a 100 participants attended the event and filled the rooms at EICe forum with more than 15 elevator pitch presentations and discussions about science and technology in the Face-to-Face meeting area. New contacts were initiated and joint project ideas could be developed.