Slovak Matchmaking Fair Bratislava 2020



  • 7:30 - 09:00            Registration
  • 9.00 - 09:30            Opening ceremony and speech delivered by Minister of Economy Richard Sulík


  • 9:30 - 10.40             Panel 1 - “How to Get New Champions of the Slovak Industry

Modern industry must perform the supportive role to the society with long-term as well as the acute or emergency issues. Top industrial players can turn ideas into market success with their own innovations and ability to collaborate with technology providers, scientists, universities and other stakeholders.

                              Panel chaired by: Martin Jesný, Analyst Revue priemyslu (Industrial Review)
                              Speakers: Jana Kiššová, Minister's Advisor for Crisis Measures, Ministry of Economy
                                               Marek Rešovský, Managing Director, Deutsche Telekom Services Europe Slovakia s.r.o.
                                               Martin Jančo, CEO, M2M Solutions
                                               Martin Kele, Director General, Matador Group 
                                               Juraj Sinay, Coordinator of the National Hydrogen Strategy, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice      

  • 10.45 – 11:35      Panel 2 - "How to Manage Crisis Situations – Experiences from the COVID-19 Pandemic"

The COVID-19 pandemic brought many challenges that have also affected Slovak entrepreneurs. Our panelists come from companies that thanks to their ingenuity, even in these difficult times, managed to adjust their product portfolio to the current circumstances.

                                      Panel chaired by: Oto Pisoň, Deputy of the Investment Project Department & Innovation Manager SARIO
                                      Speakers:    Ingrid Brocková, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak                                                                      Republic
                                                        Ján Kráľ, Vice-dean responsible for internal, external relations, promotion and informatics,                                                                    Technical University of Košice
                                                        Juraj Habovštiak, Founder, MTS. spol. s.r.o.
                                                        Norbert Brath, Deputy Managing Director, ŠVEC a SPOL

  • 11.40 – 12:30      Panel 3 - "Sky is not the limit“: How Slovak Companies are finding New Business Opportunities in                                        Space Economy"

The 21st century is an era of dynamic growth and disruptive trends in the space sector. Together with invited Slovak companies, we will discuss possibilities that the space sector brings to the Slovak businesses both in the area of hardware fated to leave the Earth and in the area of space applications which, on the contrary, find a wide practical use on our planet.

                                       Panel chaired by: Michal Brichta, Teamleader for Diversification Services & Senior Consultant of the                                                   Investment Project Department SARIO
                                      Speakers:  Matej Poliaček
, Robotics engineer, RoboTech Vision s.r.o.
                                                       Ján Baláž, Space engineer, corresponding member of International Academy of Astronautics
                                                       Matúš Bakoň,, CEO, Founder
                                                       Peter Barančík, Masam


  • 13.00  - 17.00     B2B meetings 

B2B (Business to Business) negotiations are a fast and efficient way for you to meet your potential business partners. Choose the companies you want to negotiate with and we will create an individual schedule of negotiations (with whom, where and when you negotiate). You have a maximum of 20 minutes reserved for one meeting.

TIP: Don't forget to prepare well for your meetings - study your partner's profile, provide samples or materials, business cards, etc.


Registration7th September – 4th October 2020
Booking of B2B meetings5th – 13th October 2020
Event21.October 2020
Costs 50 eur access to an online event for 1 device (PC / mobile device), including an accompanying professional program and online B2B meetings
Bilateral Meetings
sk Slovakia 41
at Austria 2
hu Hungary 1
si Slovenia 1
ua Ukraine 1