EU-Singapore Matchmaking Event 2023 – Call for Expression of Interest for SMEs and Start-Ups

EU-Singapore Matchmaking Event 2023 – Call for Expression of Interest for SMEs and Start-Ups

June 21, 2023 Off By Business Start

The European Commission (EC) will organise the EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event as part of Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology (SWITCH) and Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia 2023, both will be held on 31 October – 2 November 2023. The EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event will bring together cluster organisations, SMEs, Start-Ups and European Industry Associations from the European Union (EU), non-EU COSME countries, and Singapore. It will provide participants an excellent chance to promote Cluster to Cluster (C2C), Cluster to Business (C2B), and Business to Business (B2B) collaborations.

The EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event  will take place on-site in Singapore on 30 October – 1 November 2023.

The event will be jointly organised by the European Commission and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) – with the support of the EU Delegation to Singapore and the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry and facilitated by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).

Apply and submit your expression of interest as a SME, Start-Up or European Industry Association here.

The overall objective of the event is to promote the exchange of information and provide networking opportunities for European cluster organisations and their members with counterparts from Singapore, particularly in the fields of Agri-food, Health Care and Biomedical Tech, Digital Tech, Smart Cities and Urban Solutions, Advanced Manufacturing, Green Tech.

The objectives for the participants include:

  • Strengthening EU-Singapore cluster cooperation for the benefit of their members, including a seminar, a cluster matchmaking event, and site visits.
  • Identifying potential areas of common interest for cooperation and synergies, in terms of the sectoral, value chain, and market focus of their SMEs and other companies.
  • Improving, through clusters, the EU-Singapore industry and academia-industry collaboration in research, development, and innovation. For its members, the clusters will identify possible areas of RDI collaboration (academia, research organisations, industries…).

This call for Expression of Interest is launched to identify small and medium-sized enterprises (including Start-ups) and European Industry Associations from EU (and non-EU COSME) countries (please see section “Who can participate” below) who are willing and committed to participate in the EU-Singapore Matchmaking Event.

By submitting an expression of interest in response to this call, you are indicating your acceptance of the call’s terms.

Further details about the event, the eligibility requirements, and how to submit an expression of interest can be found here.