Technology Forum 2016 Matchmaking Event

Technology Forum 2016 Matchmaking Event

Promoting Business & Technology Partnerships in South-East Europe and beyond
18 May 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece

GIS-TransferCenter Foundation member of EEN-Bulgaria as co-organizer of PRAXI Network, coordinator of Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas, invites you to participate in Technology Forum 2016 Matchmaking Event.

The matchmaking event aims to promote business, technological and research partnerships bringing together the vivid ICT community from Greece, South-East European countries and beyond. Innovative companies, universities, research centers and other organisations active in the wide ICT sector are invited to expand their network, explore new ideas and develop cooperation potential following a program of pre-arranged meetings.

Reasons to participate

  • Expand your network and find partners for new project in Horizon 2020
  • Build partnerships for alternative funding schemes
  • Explore business opportunities with innovative SMEs
  • Meet innovators, start-up and spin-off companies

The matchmaking event will be held in the framework of Technology Forum 2016 on the 18th of May, in Thessaloniki, Greece. The event focuses on ICT technologies such as big data, cloud computing, machine learning, etc.) and ICT applications in smart cities, energy, healthcare, education and more.

Please visit the website to find out more:

Technology Forum: A few words on the event

Technology Forum started as a local initiative with the synergy of academic, research and business organisations of North Greece. During the last 3 years it has been established as a major cooperative event in Thessaloniki, gathering entrepreneurs, researchers and innovators and aiming to present ICT technologies and to award past co-operations among the R&D and the business ICT community. Technology forum is organised by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), the University of Macedonia (UoM), the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (FING), the International Hellenic University (IHU) and the Association of Information Technology Companies of Northern Greece (SEPVE).

Also during May in Thessaloniki:
Between 16th and 18th of May, Thessaloniki is hosting the 23rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT). The theme “Expansion to Small” aims to draw research community’s attention to the enormous anticipated expansion of communication systems through small architectures and devices. World-class researchers, academics industry players are expected to join and share their ideas and progress on solving the future challenges of Telecommunications in a rich conference program including Plenary Talks, Tutorials, Workshops as well as Regular and Special Sessions. For more information, please visit:

DEVit is a 360° Web Development Conference covering the whole spectrum of web technologies and it takes place in Thessaloniki on the 20th of May. The conference aims to present arts, to disseminate techniques as well as to analyze technologies that make today’s Web a reality. DEVit has been featured as the biggest meeting point of the developers’ community in Greece, while this year hosts 15 key note speakers from abroad. For more information, please visit:

Practical information:
For registration please visit:
The registration in the matchmaking event is free of cost.

For more information please contact:
Prof. Kostadin Kostadinov, +359-882-909-100,

Thank you in advance for your collaboration!