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23 October 2020
Virtual
Horizon 2020 Green Deal International Networking Event | Virtual

Online Networking

In addition to attending the online sessions, participants will have the chance to network among themselves in online f2f meetings. Your availability for sending/receiving f2f meeting requests can be indicated upon registration. 

You can take advantage of the opportunity and introduce your company by publishing a clear profile. The more details like company background, business offers and interests you provide, the more you will benefit from this virtual matchmaking opportunity. Your participant profile is your online business card.

F2F Meetings

  • are managed via online Video Calls
  • can be requested from 12 - 22 October 2020
  • can be scheduled on the 23 October 2020 from 13:30 - 18:00
  • Meeting length is 15 min per meeting

How to book a f2f meeting

Once the booking phase is open, you will be notified by an e-mail alert.

  • Browse the list of attendees or check the marketplace profiles.
  • Use the optional filters to easily find the ones aligned with your goals.
  • Send meeting requests to those companies/persons you want to meet.
  • Adding a short reason why you are interested in a meeting will increase the acceptance.
  • Meeting requests must be confirmed by the recipients to be scheduled.
  • Date and time of a meeting is scheduled by the person accepting the meeting request considering the mutual availability.
  • Check every incoming meeting request and accept or refuse if not appropriate.


Some participants can't be booked. Why?

Participants available for meeting requests are indicated by a green button “Available”, otherwise:

  • They haven't signed up for the 1:1 virtual matchmaking option; or
  • You haven't signed up yourself for the 1:1 virtual matchmaking option:
    please go to "Meetings" in the main menu -> click on AVAILABILITY and sign up for it by ticking the related box.


General Remarks

  • You can view date/time of your meetings via the Menu “Meetings” at any time.
  • Check all your pending meeting requests and consider accepting or decline.
  • Download the "b2match" Mobile App (iOS/Android) to
    * get access to your meeting schedule on your mobile phone
    * be informed about last-minute changes (bookings, cancellations)
    * manage additional meetings during the event (send/receive/confirm requests).
  • Check again the latest version of your meeting schedule 
    through the platform. Due to last minute changes it might have changed slightly.
  • RESPECT the other participants' time and show up to all your meetings.
  • If an unforeseen circumstance arises and you will not attend a meeting, please cancel your meetings through the platform. This way, the other participant will be notified.

F2F Meetings (Video Calls)


TECHNICAL PREPARATIONS

  • Use a desktop computer or laptop where both Webcam and Microphone is installed
    * Check your audio quality, using headphones is highly advised
    * Use a good webcam to improve the image quality
  • Video call meetings cannot be managed via the b2match Mobile App
  • Check your time-zone
    Log-in and select "Edit my profile" to check your current time zone selection. If this is not the time zone you are located during the meetings please change accordingly.
  • Use Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Opera browser preferably
  • Internet Edge Browser only works for Version IDs 80+ (Chromium edition)
  • To make sure that everything is set correctly, please go to your "Meetings" and click on the green camera button "Meeting starts in ..." - this will open the video call feature of your browser. You should be able to see yourself!


Tips

  • Access the web platform and be online at least 5-10 minutes before your meetings start.
  • RESPECT the other participants' time and show up to all your meetings.
  • Close your Video Call meeting timely. 
    Please leave the call in time as you or your meeting partner can have a subsequent meeting right after. A watch is indicating the remaining meeting time. 
  • If an unforeseen circumstance arises and you will not attend a meeting, please cancel your meetings through the platform. This way, the other participant will be notified.

Registration

Closed since 21 October 2020

Location

Virtual

Organised by

Meetings

Participants 798
Meetings 643

Participants

Start-Up 31
Company (SME) 161
Company (Industry) 125
University 247
R&D Institution 114
Association/Agency 52
Authority/Government 98
Other 50
Total 878