Slovak Matchmaking Fair Bratislava 2020



  • 7:30 - 09:00            Registration
  • 9.00 - 09:30            Opening ceremony


  • 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: Marek Rešovský, Managing Director, Deutsche Telekom Services Europe Slovakia s.r.o.
                                               Martin Jančo, CEO, M2M Solutions          

  • 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: Ján Kráľ, Vice-dean responsible for internal, external relations, promotion and informatics,                                                                   Technical University of Košice
                                                       Ingrid Brocková, State secretary, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic

  • 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


  • 12.30 - 14:00      Lunch and refreshment break


  • 13:00                   SARIO Innovation Workshop

As part of the new SARIO Innovation Services platform, which connects the needs of its largest clients with the potential of the most innovative Slovak technology companies, we are preparing a tailor-made innovation workshop that will provide several pre-selected Slovak innovative companies with the opportunity to present their portfolio of services and solutions.


  • 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.


  • 17.00                   Closing ceremony and reception


Accompanying whole day programme:


Presentation of projects and exhibits of Slovak innovative companies and event partners.

  • SARIO advice and consultation

SARIO consultants will provide you with relevant information on services to support export readiness, to participate and present at domestic and foreign fairs, to finance innovative or pro-export activities.


Registration1. May - 4 October 2020
Booking of B2B meetings05. - 13. October 2020
Event21.October 2020
Costs until August 31st: 110€/per person, 90€/each next participant from the same entity

from September 1st to October 4th: 130€/per person, 110€/each next participant from the same entity)
VenueBratislava, Slovakia
Bilateral Meetings
sk Slovakia 21
cz Czech Republic 1