EUREKA Innovation Week 2017

SAVE THE DATE : 15-19 MAY 2017

The marketplace for sharing smart technological innovation Barcelona´s International Convention Center (CCIB)

Open EUREKA Innovation Week 2017 is one of the flagship events of the Spanish EUREKA Chairmanship open to all R&D&I stakeholders. It will provide:

  • A Marketplace on Smart Technological Innovation
  • A Meeting point and workspace for international technological cooperation
  • Participation from more than 40 countries from Europe and beyond: Korea, South Africa, Canada, Chile, Argentina
  • Practical workshops for potential project applicants
  • Project exhibition area
  • More than 1,000 B2B meetings and matchmaking expected.
  • Project Pitches

Participation is free of charge

Open EUREKA is one of the main projects of the Spanish EUREKA Chairmanship. The event will gather delegates from more than 40 European countries will be participating alongside companies and representatives from South Korea, South Africa, Canada, Chile and Argentina.

Information on all EUREKA Instruments, application and funding possibilities to boost international and innovative close to market RDI projects and investment readiness opportunities will be provided.

From 16 to 18 May B2B matchmaking activities will take place in cooperation with the European Enterprise Network. More than 40 successful project stands will be displayed.


Summary of activities

Monday 15 May

EUREKA Academy: Introduction to all EUREKA Instruments, opportunities, application and funding procedures etc. 

Tuesday 16 May

Open EUREKA – Official Opening
EUREKA Innovation Award

Wednesday 17 May

Eurostars Annual Event

Thursday 18 May


Friday 19 May

E!nnoVest Venture Forum – investor pitching and matchmaking. 

Raising the productivity and competitiveness of European businesses through technology. Boosting national economies on the international market, and strengthening the basis for sustainable prosperity and employment.