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12 November 2019 - 13 November 2019
Bratislava, Slovakia

This international information-day event will highlight research topics covered within the final 2020 calls for proposals in Societal Challenge 6 Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies of Horizon 2020. Participants will have the possibility to join in a matchmaking event dedicated to the topics of the 2020 Societal Challenge 6 calls for proposals. The matchmaking event will give participants the opportunity to join pre-arranged meetings with other participants in order to identify possible collaborators and to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia.

Researchers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders actively looking for project partners, can present their project during a flash presentation session.

The matchmaking session will be preceded by an information session, which will focus on the policy context, funding opportunities and the open call for proposals. This info session will bring  valuable insights for your proposal preparation, adding important background information to compliment the bilateral meetings in the afternoon part of the event.


  • 2020 calls for proposals in Societal Challenge 6 of Horizon 2020
  • Current developments and policy context for the calls
  • Expected impact of the projects related to international cooperation
  • Fast and fruitful pre-arranged meetings to foster effective international networking and to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia

H2020 driven events

  • Present, discuss and develop new project ideas at international level
  • Get the latest information from the European Commission
  • Acquire new cross-border contacts and initiate collaborations
  • Facilitate the setup of quality partnerships in view of the open Horizon 2020 calls

The event is free of charge but limited to 2 persons representing the same department/organization. Due to possible high interest this rule will be carefuly executed. Please note that the organizers will close the registration once the maximum venue capacity is reached, but not later than 1.11.2019 EOD.


This event is jointly organized by the European Commission DG Research & Innovation Units E.4 Fair Societies & Cultural Heritage and E.5 Democracy & European Values and Net4Society, the international network of National Contact Points for the Societal Challenge 6 in Horizon 2020.


Closed since 1 November 2019


Bratislava, Slovakia

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Participants 256
Meetings 430


Algeria 1
Austria 13
Azerbaijan 1
Belgium 12
Brazil 4
Chad 1
Colombia 1
Cyprus 3
Czech Republic 9
Denmark 4
Estonia 4
Finland 6
France 11
Georgia 1
Germany 18
Greece 8
Honduras 2
Hungary 10
Iraq 4
Ireland 7
Israel 6
Italy 30
Kazakhstan 1
Kosovo 1
Kyrgyzstan 1
Lao People's Democratic Republic 1
Latvia 12
Lithuania 3
Luxembourg 1
Malawi 1
Malta 1
Morocco 1
Netherlands 8
Nicaragua 3
Norway 14
Poland 19
Portugal 5
Romania 2
Slovakia 21
Slovenia 7
Spain 38
Sweden 1
Switzerland 2
Turkey 11
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 8
Uruguay 1
Total 320


Large industry 6
SME 26
University 172
R&D Institution 44
Association/Agency 8
Authority/Government 23
NGO 17
Other 24
Total 320