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The European Commission (EC) organised the EU – Taiwan Matchmaking Event in the context of the global ICT and IoТ show and exhibition Computex 2023 which was held on 30 May – 1 June 2023.

The EU – Taiwan Matchmaking Event itself took place on-site in Taipei, Taiwan on 30 May – 1 June 2023.

The event was jointly organised by the European Commission through the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP), in collaboration with the Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI), the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BoFT) – Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA).

The EU – Taiwan Matchmaking Event brought together cluster organisations and SMEs from the European Union (EU), non-EU COSME countries, and Taiwan. It will provide participants an excellent chance to promote Cluster to Cluster (C2C), Cluster to Business (C2B), and Business to Business (B2B) collaborations. The event was hold on-site at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre, as a side event of the global ICT and IoT show and exhibition Computex 2023.

Read more in the 📑 event summary and check out our 📸 photo album.


The objectives for the participants included:

  • Strengthening EU-Taiwan cluster cooperation for the benefit of their members, including through a seminar, a cluster matchmaking event, and visits;
  • Identifying potential areas of common interest for cooperation and synergies, in terms of the sectoral, value chain, and market focus of their SMEs and other companies;
  • Through clusters, improving EU-Taiwan industry and academia-industry collaboration in research, development, and innovation. For its members, the clusters will identify possible areas of RDI collaboration (academia, research organisations, industries...).

Call for Expression of Interest

Calls for Expression of Interest targeted cluster organisations and SMEs from the EU and non-EU COSME countries who wish to participate are now closed.

Event Activities

Download the Final agenda and Participants' booklet. 


The EU – Taiwan Matchmaking Event itself took place on-site in Taipei, Taiwan on 30 May – 1 June 2023. Participants were able to schedule their own meetings through the B2Match Platform. Selected European cluster organisations received financial support for travel from the European Commission.

Focus areas

  • ICT / Semiconductors and Digital industries;
  • Robotic / AI / Advanced manufacturing;
  • Circular Economy / Renewable energy / Sustainability;
  • Smart city / Connectivity / 6G.


EU-Taiwan Matchmaking Event 2023: Watch the highlights video🎬

EU-Taiwan Matchmaking Event: Watch the Testimonials video & next steps 🎬


Preparatory/Technical Webinar

A preparatory/technical Webinar on “market access information for the EU-Taiwan matchmaking event” was held on 12 May 2023. The Agenda of the Webinar is available here.

Below are all presentations used in the frame of the Webinar and its recording will be available shortly.

Freddie Hoeglund, CEO, European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan 

Jimmy Chen, Europe Section, Market Development Department, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)

Dr. Jan-Philipp Kramer, Team Leader ‘Data & Policy‘, ECCP

Sara Machiels, Project Officer, EISMEA

Alessandra Capriglia, Project Manager, China IP SME Helpdesk

Dimitar Filipov, CEO, Cluster Sofia Knowledge City (Bulgaria)

Angela Hsiao, Policy Officer, European Economic & Trade Office

Daniel Cosnita, InPulse Partners, ECCP Team member

EEN Taiwan team, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)

Watch the full recording of the Preparatory Webinar:


Pitching Session

EU Cluster Testimonial, Dimitar Filipov, CEO, Cluster Sofia Knowledge City, Bulgaria

Taipei Computer Association 台北市電腦公會

Taiwan Space Industry Development Association 台灣太空產業發展協會

Green Impact Academy 綠學院

Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry 台灣 機械工業同業公會

Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association 台灣半導體產業協會

Taiwan Beauty Valley 台灣麗谷產業創新協會

Taiwan Internet of Things Alliance 台灣物聯網協會

Taiwan Machine Tools & Accessory Builders Association 台灣區工具機暨零組件 工業同業公會

Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association 台灣區電機電子工業同業 公會

Agro Transilvania Cluster (Romania)

CASTRA (Bulgaria)

CIMES Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (France)

Finance Innovation (France)

Mobile Heights (Sweden)

Optecbb (Germany)

Polish Technological Platform on Photonics – PPTF (Poland)

Silicon Saxony (Germany)

South-West Hungarian Engineering Cluster (Hungary)

Southern European Cluster in Photonics and Optics (Spain)


Proceedings report

The proceedings report is available here.

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