4 June 2024 - 5 June 2024

1463 Sofia, Bulgaria

89B, Vitosha Blvd.

Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia

EEA and Norway Grants: Business Cooperation and the European Green Deal

Join Us to Explore EU Green Deal Business Opportunities!

Innovation Norway invites you to a two-day event in Sofia to discuss business possibilities within the European Green Deal. The European Green Deal aims to turn climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across policy areas, creating extensive possibilities for European businesses. Join to meet with 100 of the most green and innovative businesses from Central/Southern Europe, Norway and Iceland!

Join the matchmaking for the event "Business Cooperation on the European Green Deal" to meet with partners from 12 countries across Europe!

The event "Business Cooperation on the European Green Deal" takes place on 4-5 June 2024. The event will gather businesses, clusters, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders from 12 European countries in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event website is here!

This is the registration platform for the event, as well as the digital matchmaking platform for the event. Register, browse the other profiles, and book meetings here!

Who can participate?

The event is organised in cooperation between the 12 partners in the EEA and Norway Grants. These are: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Slovakia.

We invite businesses, clusters, associations, research institutes and others from these countries to join the event and the matchmaking.

This is a physical event, and the matchmaking will happen on site.

Why join the online matchmaking platform?

By making a profile in this platform, you register your interest to participate in the conference. Once your registration is confirmed you will find a list of European partners from the 12 countries willing, ready, and able to cooperate on the goals set out in the European Green Deal. Signing up with a profile will:

  • Allow you to book short B2B meetings before, during or after the event, and make a network

  • Give you visibility so that other participants can contact you with ideas for cooperation

  • Give you an overview of participants so that you can contact them with ideas for cooperation

The European Green Deal in the EEA and Norway Grants for Business Development, Innovation and SMEs

The EEA and Norway Grants aim to reduce economic and social disparities in Europe and strengthen bilateral relations between Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein and the beneficiary countries.

The EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 provide 320 million euro in support to 10 programmes on Business Development, Innovation and SME in 10 countries in Europe. The programmes support projects on business innovation, value creation and competitiveness in the marine, maritime, curcular economy, green tranistion sectors and more!

The projects develop new technologies, processes or solutions contributing to strengthen a sustainable blue economy and to support the green transition in the beneficiary countries, and their cooperation with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.

The website for the EEA and Norway Grants by Innovation Norway is here!

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Please note that a registered profile does not equal participation in the event due to capacity limitations. Please wait for a confirmation of your participation in the event before booking flights and accommodation.

Key Topics addressed

The European Green Deal:

  1. The Role of Carbon Capture and Storage

  2. Digitalisation of the Sustainable Blue Economy

  3. Raw Materials

  4. Hydrogen for Greening Transportation