IMM Industry 4.0                                   2018

                                                     March 28, 2018 | 10:00 – 17:00

                                                   Inter Expo Center | Sofia, Bulgaria

Be part of the B2B meetings on Industry 4.0 within MachTech&InnoTech (Sofia, 26-29/03/2018)! The meetings aim to facilitate technology, research and business cooperation between international companies, research centers and clusters. Innovative SMEs will have opportunities to search partners for the forthcoming calls of Horizon 2020, FTI and COSME programs. 

The main sectors of the event are:                                                 Why to participate:

Mechatronics                                                                                                Meet your partner in business or project crime
Industrial automation and software                                                           Find the new trends in the sectors of Machtech&Innotech
3D printing                                                                                                    Present your innovation and ideas to potential partners      Metal processing, laser technology and welding
R&D machine tool 


If you are innovative and high-potential start-ups/scale-ups or SME you will have the opportunity to register and submit your most suitable solution to the open innovation challenge. Up to 5 companies will be selected for pitching! 

Be part of the first open innovation challenge!

What to Expect

27 March 2018

The latest 3D printing practice in action, sharing of experience, new technologies demonstration, meetings with professional engineers, designers and 3D printing experts

28 March 2018

Pre-arranged face-to-face meetings will facilitate new partnerships for research projects, technology transfer and business collaborations

26-29 March 2018

International specialized exhibitions on machines, technologies and industrial equipment; control and measurement devices

Venue & Location

The brokerage event is supported by IEC and will take place at:  

Inter Expo Center

147, Tsarigradsko shose blvd
Sofia, Bulgaria

MAIN Contact

For further information about this brokerage event please contact Ms. Paolina Bozhidarova or Mrs. Teodora Sotirova or one of the co-organisers listed below:

Bulgarian Industrial Association

  • Paolina Bozhidarova
    +3592 932 09 34 |
  • Teodora Sotirova
    +359 2 932 0934 |



Mariyan Kanev, Business information and consulting centre- Sandanski, Bulgaria,

Tel: +359 2 899 806 477/ e-mail: 

Petia Galinova, Advantage Austria, Bulgarien,

Tel: +359 2 953 15 53/ e-mail: 

Beatrix Sheel, Enterprise Europe Network Thueringen


Yelda Kanpara, ABIGEM, EEN Turkey, 

Tel: +90 262 323 08 56 / e-mail:

Ayse Arzu TeymurogluEENANATOLIA,


Veysel Vural, EEN WEST MARMARA, Turkey


Teresa Madeira Dias, AIP-Associação Industrial Portuguesa, EEN Portugal

Tel: +0021 360 1143/ e-mail:

Oana Sirbu,  ARIES Transilvania, Romania

Tel: 0264 430 520/ e-mail:

 How the brokerage event works:

1. Registration | 20 Nov 2017  to 23 March 2018

Registration opens on 20 November 2017 until 23 March 2018.

2. Set up a profile

Next you create a profile that will be visible to other participants on the event website. The profile should describe what you are looking for and can offer to potential partners.  The sooner you set up your profile, the better chance other delegates will have to request meetings with you.

3. Request meetings | 1 March onwards

From the 1 March you can start to receive and send meetings requests to other participants who you would like to meet at the event.  You have until March 25th to finalise your meeting requests.

4. Build connections at the event | 28 March 2018

A few days prior to the event you will receive an email with your meetings schedule showing who you will meet, what time, and the table number where the meeting will take place. You can always check this online or via the app.