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20 September 2019
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Cluj-Napoca: International Innovation Partnership

The matchmaking C2C, B2B, C2B is organised in the frame of "Clusters: Ecosystems for Innovation and New Business" - The 5th Transylvanian International Clusters Conference. 

The event aims to bring together participants from different areas of work - ICT, E-Health, Creative Industries, Agro-food Industry, Energy, Furniture Industry -  promoting sectorial and trans-sectorial collaboration models for addressing the present's global challenges.

The key of a successful business in the present days lays in the ability of using new, various resources and interconnectivity at many levels and fields of activity.

This is why the event addresses to all clusters, companies and institutions interested in cross-sectoral collaborations, support for innovation, development of new businesses and widening their opportunities at an international level.

All this is possible with the active involvement of Clusters - strong and complex structures, real ecosystems, which - due to their expertise and influence - contribute to the development of new and innovative idea, strategies and policies, sustain the companies in the set up of new business.

The matchmaking will gather together participants for all over the world - Europe, Asia, North America at the biggest cross-sectoral event in the South-Eastern Europe.

Together we are stronger!

On the 19th of September 2019 the event location will host The 5th Transylvanian International Clusters Conference where all the participants are invited to take part. The conference is an annual event that resulted from the necessity of creating joint innovative projects, with a major impact on the community, but also on the industries that the member entities are part of. The conference is at its fifth edition and will reunite more than 200 participants from Romania, European Union and abroad.

More info you can find here https://transylvanianclusters.ro

Cluj-Napoca City and Northern Transylvania Region are internationally recognised as a best practice model for collaboration and cluster animation thus being acknowledged with the Lumminary Award in 2017, for Creating a strong innovation landscape, at the Lumminary Awards Gala of the the European Commission's Open Innovation 2.0 Conference: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/open-innovation-20-conference-2017.

Why to participate?

  • Showcase your most favourable projects, products or know-how
  • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations
  • Find new commercial/technological/research partners
  • Present, discuss and develop new projects
  • Meet and share views with researchers and experts.

The event will support innovative entrepreneurial culture by promoting examples of best practices identified at national and international level, by exchanging experiences and know-how with relevant actors in the field.


Friday, 20 September 2019



09:30 11:30

Bilateral Meetings | Session 1
B2B, B2C and C2C meetings

11:30 13:30

Bilateral Meetings |  Session 2
B2B, B2C and C2C meetings


Closed since 25 September 2019


Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Participants 149
Meetings 275


Austria 1
Bulgaria 5
Côte d'Ivoire 1
Cyprus 1
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 1
France 1
Georgia 2
Germany 6
Greece 1
Hungary 4
Italy 1
Lithuania 2
Moldova, Republic Of 3
Netherlands 1
Norway 1
Poland 4
Romania 102
Serbia 2
South Africa 4
Spain 1
United Kingdom 2
United States 2
Total 149


Start-up 20
Company (SME) 39
Company (Industry) 17
University 6
R&D Institution 5
Association/Agency 18
Authority/Government 3
Cluster 29
Other 12
Total 149