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31 August 2018 - 5 September 2018
Berlin, Germany
IFA Business Days

Come and visit our MATCHMAKING and BUSINESS SESSIONS on the occasion of

IFA 2018 - the Leading Trade Show for Consumer Electronics & Home Electronics

The Enterprise Europe Network Berlin-Brandenburg invites you to register for the matchmaking sessions 2018 and explore the vast opportunities of finding new business, technology or research partners. Our business sessions give you an overview on funding and financing opportunities for innovation projects, in particular from the electronics sector, and give you an overview on the world's newest smart innovations.

Our offer is open to all exhibitors and trade visitors of IFA and IFA Global Markets.

Participation fee: Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory since the number of participants is limited.
Please note: You will need a IFA Trade visitor ticket to get access to IFA fairground.

Why to participate?

  • Showcase your most favorable projects, products or know-how
  • Target potential business partners in pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings
  • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations
  • Find new commercial/technological/research partners
  • Get latest information on industrial related research results
  • Meet and share views with researchers and experts
  • Present, discuss and develop new project ideas at international level


The IFA Business Days target a wide spectrum of international companies (both SMEs and large industries), universities and researchers interested in finding new business, technology or research partners and in exploring new ways of cooperation.

They take place on two different locations:

From 31 August to 3 September

@ IFA NEXT (Berlin ExpoCenter City, Hall 26a, booth 208):

focus on innovative and smart technologies such as 3D Print, Data Security, Drones, Robotics, etc.

From 3 to 5 September

@ Global Markets (STATION-Berlin, Luckenwalder Straße 4-6, 10963 Berlin, Hall 5, booth 134):

focus on cooperation between suppliers, component manufacturers, OEM/ODM in the consumer electronics and home appliances industries and yet-to-be-discovered brands, ready to make the leap onto the international market

Participants can choose individually in which modules they would like to participate. 

A map of the fairgrounds and the STATION location can be found here. 


Closed since 5 September 2018


IFA NEXT: Messedamm 22, 14055 | IFA Global Markets: Luckenwalder Str. 4–6, 10963
Berlin, Germany

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Participants 270
Meetings 137


Algeria 1
Australia 1
Austria 2
Belgium 2
Bulgaria 3
China 28
Croatia 3
Cyprus 2
Czech Republic 2
Denmark 1
Egypt 1
Estonia 1
Finland 4
France 17
Gambia 1
Germany 52
China (Hong Kong) 4
Hungary 3
India 9
Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
Israel 5
Italy 6
Japan 2
Korea, Republic Of 24
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 1
North Macedonia 1
Malaysia 2
Malta 1
Mexico 1
Netherlands 6
Poland 6
Portugal 2
Romania 1
Senegal 1
Serbia 2
Slovakia 1
Slovenia 3
Somalia 1
Spain 11
Sweden 8
Switzerland 4
Taiwan 20
Turkey 4
Ukraine 4
United Kingdom 14
United States 10
Total 281


Company 240
University 4
R&D Institution 7
Association/Agency 16
Authority/Government 8
Other 6
Total 281