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The 4th Cluster Matchmaking Conference

250 participants representing 150 different clusters from 30 European countries met in Warsaw for the 4th Cluster Matchmaking Conference the 19th and 20th of September 2016.

The annual cluster-to-cluster matchmaking conference provides a forum for developing ideas for international collaboration. The participants found the keynotes and learnings from other clusters inspirational. Nevertheless, as with the previous three conferences, there was a general agreement that matchmaking is a very important part of the event.

The matchmaking sessions are like speed dating, where participants have 20 minutes to find out if they have something interesting to offer each other. In three hours there were 500 meetings. And many of them were afterwards referred to as fruitful.

Agents from Merinova were in this conference and found it very useful to start creating new partnerships on medium-term basis.