Organiser Panel
3 October 2017 / Barcelone, Spain


The event agenda's time zone is CEST.

3 Oct 2017
09:30 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:30
Welcome coffee
10:30 – 10:45
Welcome & scope of the meeting; presentation of the Watify campaign and instructions for the matchmaking event

Eleonora Zoboli, Watify

10:45 – 11:30
Sustainable advanced and new materials – Challenges, opportunities, projects & initiatives

Raquel González Teresa, Head of R&D, R&D Department, GrapheneTech S.L.

Anastasia Pistofidou, Co-founder, Fab Textiles and Materials Lab, "Crafting Biomaterials, performance and life expectancy"

Pitches (5' presentation of business ideas and projects from the audience. Slots can be assigned by contacting Spontaneous presentations will also be accepted conditional to the time available)

Working group meetings
11:30 – 12:30
Working groups meetings

Topics covered:

  • The challenges of the pre-commercialization phase (e.g. input provision and regulatory barriers)
  • From Research to commercialization (e.g. market potential and expansion)
  • Benefits of introducing sustainable advanced and new materials in your business

The session will include a tour de table to introduce the participants, and a guided discussion about the topics listed, with focus on cooperation opportunities, business and policy needs, challenges and opportunities. 

12:30 – 13:30
13:30 – 15:30
Speed networking: Bilateral meetings

Pre-arranged exploratory one-to-one meetings – based on a personalised agenda