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19 December 2022
Horizon Europe - ERA Brokerage Event 2023

Horizon Europe - ERA Brokerage Event 2023

The network of National Contact Points for Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area (WIDERA), NCP_WIDERA.NET, invites you to a virtual Brokerage Event for the ERA Call 2023.

The ERA Brokerage Event will take place on 19th December 2022. It will be an opportunity for matchmaking with other potential ERA calls 2023 participants and stakeholders through pre-arranged, bilateral meetings to identify possible collaborations and facilitate the setup of Horizon Europe ERA project consortia.

Participants will enter profiles, including search terms comprising the ERA call titles of 2023 (please check the ERA call topics here).

The ERA Brokerage Event is dedicated to the ERA 2023 call topics included in the WIDERA Work Programme 2023-2024. The target groups are ERA stakeholders looking for project partners/consortia.

Participation is free of charge, and registration is mandatory.

The ERA Brokerage Event builds on the Horizon Europe info day - WIDERA Work Programme 2023-2024, organised by the European Commission on 12th December 2022. Participants will be able to learn about the new calls and topics included in the WIDERA Work Programme of 2023-2024 (Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area). The info day consists of a morning session on Widening calls (09:30-14:00 (GMT+01:00)) and an afternoon session on the ERA calls (14:00-17:00 (GMT+01:00)). For more information about the programme and the registration for the info day, please visit the dedicated website here.

What do you need to participate?

The brokerage event will be conducted via the B2Match platform. Once you register with your profile and search terms, you can browse and choose other participants and be found and selected by others. The system will provide optimised time schedules for face-to-face meetings for you. You can join these from wherever you are currently working. All you need is a laptop/computer with a stable internet connection, microphone/headset (mandatory) and web camera (not required).

A tutorial on how to run online matchmaking meetings is available under the "How it works" and "FAQ" sections on this website.

Please note that you will eventually have to update the given time zone with your time zone. Otherwise, all meeting hours will be displayed in the event's time zone.

Who should participate?

  • Research and Development Institutions
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Industries and SMEs
  • Third sector
  • Authorities/Governments
  • R&I policy-makers
  • Research Managers and Administrators
  • Other interested ERA stakeholders

Why participate?

  • Not to miss an outstanding ERA networking opportunity
  • Present your competencies and project ideas to potential partners.

This event is organised by NCP_WIDERA.NET, the transnational network of National Contact Points for Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area under Horizon Europe.
 is funded by Horizon Europe, the European Union's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under Grant Agreement 101055286.

Closed since 17 February 2023
Organised by
Türkiye 38
Albania 28
Romania 26
Italy 21
Slovakia 14
Poland 12
Spain 10
Portugal 10
Bulgaria 10
Serbia 9
Greece 8
Tunisia 7
Belgium 6
Germany 6
Ireland 6
Estonia 5
Austria 4
United Kingdom 4
Hungary 4
Lithuania 3
Malta 3
France 3
Slovenia 3
Bosnia And Herzegovina 3
Sweden 2
Norway 2
Cyprus 2
Israel 2
Switzerland 1
Netherlands 1
Iceland 1
Georgia 1
Croatia 1
Thailand 1
Armenia 1
North Macedonia 1
Kenya 1
Morocco 1
Ukraine 1
Latvia 1
Total 263
Universities 112
Research and Development Institutions 59
Industries and SMEs 58
Other interested ERA stakeholders 11
Authorities/Governments 11
Third sector 6
Research Managers and Administrators 6
Total 263