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Biopharma meets IT: PERMIDES MatchMaking Lunch in Heidelberg

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ConferenceCenter, Technologiepark Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 582
69120 Heidelberg, Germany
49° 25' 19.5564" N, 8° 40' 31.584" E


On 12 July, biopharma SMEs and IT SMEs are invited to a matchmaking lunch at Heidelberg’s Technology Park. Up 15 biopharma companies can pitch their project ideas and needs, followed by the presentation of up 15 IT companies highlighting their services and references. The matchmaking with potential partners will be facilitated by a 1:1 speed-dating format.

PERMIDES (Personalized Medicine Innovation through Digital Enterprise Solutions) is a H2020 project organized by 3 biopharma and 3 IT clusters from Germany, Austria and Norway. The project aims at bringing together European SMEs from the biopharmaceutical and IT sector to develop of novel digital solutions addressing challenges along the biopharma value chain. Biopharma SMEs can benefit from innovation vouchers with a value of up to EUR 60,000 and IT SMEs can benefit from this funding via collaborations with one or more biopharma partner.

Register for the event here.


This event is FREE to attend but requires registration and provides small & medium-sized enterprises with the opportunity to establish contacts with potential cooperation partners and to get informed about PERMIDES funding opportunities

PERMIDES offers travel support (max. 200€ for national, max. 1.800€ for international travels) for SMEs participating in the workshop. To apply for a travel voucher please log in the PERMIDES platform. If you don’t have a PERMIDES platform account yet you can register here. For any further enquiries please contact   


11:00 – 11:05 Welcome note 
11:05 – 11:20 PERMIDES Project and funding opportunities for SMEs  

Kai Graeber, Ci3 Cluster & Jutta Heix, Oslo Cancer Cluster

11:20 – 12:00 1-Minute-Pitches by participating companies
12:00 – 12:15 Booking of 1:1 speed-dating meetings

A lunch buffet is offered from 12:00h – 14:00h

12:15 – 14:00 1:1 MatchMaking

Opportunity to meet up to 7 companies in 15 min speed-dating format


For more information please visit http://permides.eu/


This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and Innovation programme under grant Agreement No 691546