Don’t miss this opportunity to pursue opportunities with Brazilian clusters and companies!

From the 30th of November to 1st of December 2016, a EU-Brazil Cluster & Business Matchmaking Event will take place within the scope of the Pollutec Fair 2016 (Lyon, France). The aim of the Event is to foster cooperation between European and Brazilian clusters and companies.

The tentative agenda of the EU-Brazil Cluster & Business Matchmaking Event includes cluster and SME matchmaking sessions, with the goal to boost international contacts and technical/commercial partnership agreements. The cluster and SME matchmaking sessions will represent a unique opportunity for:

  • representatives of European cluster organisations interested in cluster collaboration with Brazil to explore possible common areas of interest for cooperation and complementarities, in terms of sectoral, value chain, and market focus of their SMEs and other companies; and
  • representatives of European SMEs interested in establishing cooperation partnerships with SMEs from Brazil to introduce low carbon related technologies within the Brazil market through B2B meetings (matchmaking sessions) with Brazilian companies.

A call for expression of interest has been launched in the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) to identify a European delegation composed of representatives from cluster organisations and SMEs from technology fields in support of the following areas: Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Solid Waste Management, Renewable Energy (solar, biomass) and Biogas that are willing and committed to participate in the activities of the EU-Brazil Cluster & Business Matchmaking Event.

Please download the Call for Expression of Interest and the Cluster Questionnaire, and follow the indicated guidelines for application within the Call for Expression of Interest.

Expressions of interest to participate in this mission must be submitted electronically by midday (CET) on the 22nd August 2016 at the latest to

If you have questions regarding the event please contact Mark Spinoglio and Noelia Dosil at