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21 October 2021 - 12 November 2021
EU - Singapore Matchmaking Event

The deadline for registration for European cluster organisations and European companies is October 6th, 23.59h CEST. Applications received from European cluster organisations and European companies after this deadline will not be accepted.

Welcome to

EU - Singapore Matchmaking Event

The European Commission (EC) will organise the EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event in the context of the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH), which will be held on November 8th – 12th, 2021. 

The EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event will occur virtually on 11th and 12th November 2021

The event will be jointly organised by the European Commission and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) - with the support of the EU Delegation to Singapore and the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry, and facilitated by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) including its local node “EEN Singapore”.

The EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event will gather cluster organisations and SMEs from European Union (EU), non-EU COSME countries and Singapore. It will provide a unique opportunity to promote Cluster to Cluster (C2C), Cluster to Business (C2B) and Business to Business (B2B) exchanges between the participants. The event will be organised virtually through the B2Match platform.

The overall objective of the event is to promote information exchange and networking opportunities for European cluster organisations (and their members) and companies with counterparts from Singapore. The overall objectives for the participants of the event include:

  • Explore trade, investment and partnering opportunities related to the event’s focus areas; and
  • Initiate discussions that would ultimately result in Letters of Interest, Memorandum of Understanding, and other types of partnership agreements.

Focus areas:

  • Smart Cities and IoT
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Clean Energy
  • Digital Economy
  • Health and Wellness
  • Food and Agriculture
  • AI and Robotics
  • Emerging Technologies

Activities & agenda

The EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event will include the following activities:

  • Preparatory webinar – an opportunity to receive guidance on how to participate successfully in the planned event.   
  • Matchmaking meetings between cluster organisations and SMEs from EU (and non-EU COSME) countries and Singapore.
  • Debriefing session to collect feedback from cluster participants.

DAY 1 - Thursday, 11th November, 202

  • Opening Session
  • Bilateral matchmaking sessions

DAY 2 - Friday,12th November, 202

  • Opening session
  • Bilateral matchmaking sessions

How to apply?

Cluster organisations, business network organisations and companies from EU (and non-EU COSME) countries that wish to apply to the EU - Singapore Matchmaking Event need to comply with the requirements stated in the event's Call for Expression of Interest (EOI). 

How to use B2Match?

Please click here for a short video on how to use B2Match.