6 December 2018 | Vienna, Austria
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6 December 2018
Vienna, Austria
Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018


What is a Brokerage Event? (Video)

Benefit from the opportunity to talk with representatives from companies, research centers, universities, etc. as well as our trade commissioners, receiving advice on market development and access to foreign markets.


Seize the opportunity to benefit from the Austrian and international network at this conference. With the “b2match” matchmaking tool you can book individual b2b meetings with national and international guests or with trade commissioners from ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA.

NOTE: The more detail you provide in your b2match profile, indicating your business fields, offers and interests, the more you will benefit from the forum matchmaking tool.


  • Grow your existing business network in Austria and world-wide
  • Acquire new cross-border contacts and expand your international business opportunities
  • Initiate networks, collaboration, and new business models
  • Facilitate the setup of consortia and secondary contract work
  • Link to business agencies/clusters and associations/public decision makers
  • Build quality partnerships to participate in the new H2020, FTI and Eureka/Eurostars calls.


Take advantage of the opportunity and introduce your company by publishing a clear profile. 

1. Online registration

Your company profile

  • In English, clear and relevant to the event.
  • It will be reviewed before it is approved and published

Contact details of the person attending the event

Market place

  • Explain the technology/product/expertise you are offering/looking for
  • Specify the type of partner you are looking for
  • Write a co-operation profile for each offer/request

Your Availability

  • Chose the time slots you are available for Brokerage Event meetings
  • Make sure that you do not book meetings outside the Brokerage Event in these time slots

Your co-operation profile is your business card. Write a high quality and meaningful profile.

2. Promotion of published profiles

  • Approved cooperation profiles will be published online
  • All published profiles will be extensively promoted by the organizers of this event
  • High quality profiles are visited 50-150 times BEFORE the event and will still be viewed AFTERWARDS

3. Selection of bilateral meetings

E-mail notification when to book B2B meetings

  • You will receive an e-mail reminding you that you can start booking bilateral meetings

Booking bilateral meetings

  • Filter cooperation profiles and find the ones aligned with your goals
  • Request meetings with the companies you are interested in
  • Accept/refuse the meetings requested of you

Your schedule

  • Receive your meeting schedule (time & table number) a few days before the event

4. At the event

  • Check the latest version of your meeting schedule through the platform
  • Be at the Brokerage Event location 5 minutes before your meeting
  • RESPECT the other participant's time and show up to all your meetings
  • If an unforeseen circumstance arises and you will not attend a meeting, please cancel your meetings through the platform. This way, the other participant will be notified
  • IPR recommendations for Brokerage Events

Our staff will be at your disposal during the matchmaking event.


Closed since 4 December 2018


Wiedner Hauptstraße 63
1040 Vienna, Austria

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Participants 205
Meetings 282


Armenia 23
Austria 49
Azerbaijan 22
Belarus 25
Belgium 13
Croatia 6
Cyprus 2
Czech Republic 10
Finland 1
France 1
Georgia 22
Greece 1
Hungary 1
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 2
Moldova, Republic Of 16
Netherlands 1
Nigeria 1
Poland 6
Romania 4
Slovakia 2
Somalia 1
Turkey 1
Ukraine 33
United States 3
Uzbekistan 1
Total 249