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 marija.djakova@technopolis-group.com. 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