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11 May 2021
Tech-Brokerage Norte - Galicia

Welcome to

Tech-Brokerage Norte de Portugal - Galicia

ANI - Portuguese National Innovation Agency, with the support of the EEN - Enterprise Europe Network, in collaboration with:

  • CCDR-N - North Regional Coordination and Development Commission
  • GAIN - Galician Innovation Agency
  • CDTI - Centre for Industrial Technological Development
  • AICIB - Agency for Clinical Research and Biomedical Innovation

are promoting a technology brokerage event to promote the matchmaking of skills and ideas for the development of new consortia for R&D and innovation projects in areas of specialization in the regions of the Norte de Portugal and Galicia to be held virtually on May 11st 2021. 

This technology brokerage is the first of its kind oriented towards Horizon Europe in both regions.  

Topics addressed

  1. Cross-border smart specialisation strategy of Norte of Portugal - Galicia 
  2. Funding opportunities in Horizon Europe, specially in:
  • Agri-food and Biotechnologies
  • Health
  • Energy and Mobility
  • Industry 4.0


Program highlights

Plenary sessions

  • 09:30 – 09:45 (Lisbon-time):
    Joana Mendonça (Chairman of the Board of ANI)
    António M. Cunha (President of CCDR-N)
    Patricia Argerey (Director of GAIN)
  • 09:45 – 10:25 (Lisbon-time):
    Cross-border smart specialisation strategy of Norte of Portugal - Galicia 
    Paulo Santos (CCDR-N) and Luisa Boquete (GAIN)
  • 10:25 – 10:40 (Lisbon-time): 
    Horizon Europe: information and opportunities for R&D and innovation funding 
    Anabela Carvalho (ANI) and Javier Garcia (CDTI)

Plenary Session Online Link:  HERE

    Thematic sessions 

    • Agri-food and biotechnologies - Online link Room1
    • Health - Online link Room 2 
    • Energy and mobility Online link Room 3
    • Industry 4.0 Online link Room 4

    11:00 – 12:30 (Lisbon-time)

    • Information and opportunities for funding National Contact Points of Portugal and Galicia 
    • Round table participants and speakers
    • Q&A

    Registration to the Plenary & Thematic Sessions: Registration MAIN EVENT

    1:1 Meetings

    • 14:00 – 18:00 (Lisbon-time): Schedule your meetings until May 10th! 
    Registration to the 1:1 Meetings: SIGNUP


    Why participate?

    • Participants will have the opportunity to meet bilaterally in pre-arranged 20 minutes talks in order to:
    • Identify potential partners for R&D projects and technology transfer;
    • Explore opportunities to expand business and to commercialize new products;
    • Exchange best practices and knowledge on policy and funding models and instruments.


    How can you benefit from this event?

    • Publish and showcase your competencies, projects, ideas or business needs to event participants
    • Initiate and arrange promising pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings at the event
    • Generate fresh leads and meet new contacts in a time and cost-efficient way

     The event will take place on the 11st of May and will be broadcasted virtually.


      Participation is free but registration is mandatory

      Registration to the Plenary & Thematic Sessions: Registration MAIN EVENT

      Registration to the 1:1 Meetings: SIGNUP



      • Registration - May, 10th.
      • Scheduling of meetings - May, 10th
      • Online 1:1 Meetings: 11st May (14:00 – 18:00) (Lisbon-time).

      Only registrations with a complete professional profile will be approved for participation in the 1:1 Meetings.

      Closed since 10 May 2021
      Location Virtual
      Organised by
      Portugal 67
      Spain 28
      Italy 2
      Brazil 1
      Türkiye 1
      United Kingdom 1
      Total 100
      R&D Institution 38
      University 13
      SME 10
      Non-profit organization 9
      Authority/ Government Agency 8
      Start-up 7
      Association 6
      Other 5
      Consultant 3
      Corporate company 1
      Total 100
      Profile views
      Before event 2052
      After event 318
      Total 2370