SME Instrument companies heading for the Mobile World Congress!



As part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Business acceleration services, the EIC SME Instrument is taking top disruptive innovators from its portfolio to international trade fairs and events to help their business grow, gain visibility and make strategic contacts. From 26 to 28 February, a selection of 79 high-potential SME Instrument companies will come with us to the Mobile World Congress (MWC) and 4YFN in Barcelona (Spain). Get ready for networking, one-to-one meetings and exclusive pitching with EIC SME Instrument companies! 

The MWC is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry. More than 108,000 professional visitors are expected, with over 2,300 exhibitors and representing more than 208 countries. MWC will bring together executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world.

With the EIC SME Instrument Business Acceleration Services we are taking SME Instrument companies to the event and preparing a fruitful programme with opportunities for finding business and finance partners:

- Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings at the MWC Brokerage Event – 26th-28th February at MWC, FIRA Gran Vía.

The MWC Brokerage Event is organized in cooperation with the local Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), ACCIO. Participants will be able to pre-arrange bilateral meetings with selected profiles for discussion of collaborations and business opportunities. The technology sectors under scope include connected vehicle and mobility; e-leisure, e-sport and e-tourism; e-health, ageing; retail and digital marketing; cybersecurity and industrial systems.

- Pitching to Finance and Business Partners – 28th February, 16h-18h at 4YFN, FIRA Montjuic.
The SME-Instrument companies will have the opportunity to pitch their projects during the MWC, in front of a renowned jury. The pitching sessions will bring together finance partners, business partners and our SMEs.

- Exclusive Networking – 28th February, 18h on. To be carried out at the end of the pitching session.