Events & Missions

The ELAN Network will organise the following events between 2015 and 2017:

  • 7 events a year (21 in total), one in each country: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru.

These events will focus on generating technology based business opportunities (TBBO) between EU and LAC companies (in particular SMEs) and supporting these opportunities mature and grow to become business success stories.

Events will include sessions such as for example:

    • Co-creation sessions to generate collaborative TBBOs.
    • Generating and managing successful alliances.
    • Techniques to prepare a better value creation plan for your technological solution.
    • Best practices workshops on how to define and manage successful public programmes and instruments to generate and support TBBOs.
    • Hands-on capacity building sessions for knowledge and technology based organisations.
  • 6 technology missions (over the next 3 years) from Latin America to Belgium, Croatia, Spain, Finland, Netherlands and Poland with the aim of generating technology based business opportunities and sustainable partnerships between European and Latin American R&I actors.

ELAN Network events will be centred in the following prioritized sectors

    • Renewable Energies;
    • Biotechnology and Bioeconomy;
    • Environmental Technologies;
    • Health;
    • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT);
    • Nanotechnologies;
    • New Materials.

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