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Business Connection Forum

October 3, 2017: 7:30 am - October 5, 2017: 1:00 pm

Meet the world’s electronics elite! REGISTER TO ATTEND>>

Silicon Europe Worldwide with support from North American partners is organizing a multiday event in Albany where European and North American SMEs, large corporations, universities and research institutes will have the chance to meet.

The 3 day event will cover the following technological themes:

In addition to these seminars, participants will have the chance to pitch their company and meet other organizations during scheduled matchmaking. Moreover, the local and regional economic development agencies will give an overview of project development programs and support for international companies.

Speakers and participants from global companies and organizations including IBM, GE, Siemens, Corning and GLOBALFOUNDRIES will be at the event. So, don’t miss your chance to meet the World’s electronics elite!

Opportunities for attendees

  • Company Pitches
  • Matchmaking Sessions & Networking
  • Seminars and Poster Sessions
  • ~50 American SMEs are expected as well as representatives from IBM, GE, Globalfoundries and other major stakeholders including stellar research universities

Why participate?

  • Obtain unique information on regional support
  • Discover the latest trends in Autonomous Operations, Health Applications, Smart Cities and Advanced Electronics
  • Examine business and investment opportunities overseas
  • Target potential business partners in pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings
  • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations between the EU, US and Canada

Decide between four parallel TECH-SESSIONS.

DAY 2: MATCHMAKING| Build new relationships through pre-scheduled meetings.

DAY 3: SCIENCE PITCH | Obtain information about the newest research and connect with universities.


Participation Type



(up to 2 attendees)

$275 (Whole Event)

After the payment, you will receive a promotion code (free admission for the whole event) for a second attendee.

(up to 2 attendees)

$150 (One Day)

After the payment, you will receive a promotion code (free admission for the same day) for a second attendee.

Academics & Additional participants


Academics: people working for institutes of higher education
Additional participant: additional attendees of a company which has already registered for the full price ($150/ $275).

>>The organizers reserve the right to check if this booking type applies. Otherwise, the participant will be informed.

>>>REGISTER to attend

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October 3, 2017: 7:30 am
October 5, 2017: 1:00 pm


SUNY Polytechnic Institute
257 Fuller Rd.
Albany, NY 12203 United States
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