Big Science Business Forum 2018

Date 26. February 2018 - 28. February 2018


Copenhagen, Denmark


Big Science Business Forum 2018 will be the first one-stop-shop for European companies and other stakeholders to learn about Europe’s Big Science organisations’ future investments and procurements worth billions of euros. The forum will offer your business the chance to:

  • Learn about business opportunities in the coming years, within a wide range of business areas.
  • Meet representatives from Europe’s Big Science organisations and their key suppliers.
  • Network and establish long lasting partnerships via business-to-business meetings (B2B), business-to-customer meetings (B2C) and in the open exhibition area.
  • Get insight into procurement rules, IPR, technology transfer and how businesses can interplay with the Big Science market.

Big Science as a business area – 16 parallel sessions

BSBF2018 will address 16 topics of Big Science as a business area. Extensive parallel sessions will focus on Big Science investments in the coming years in the following areas:

  • A1 Procurement, IPR and standards
  • A2 Remote handling systems
  • A3 Cryogenic technology
  • A4 Affiliated Big Science organisations I (TBC)
  • B1 Technology transfer
  • B2 Superconductivity and superconducting magnets
  • B3 Safety systems, licensing and protection of hazardous installations, access control, fire and gas detection
  • B4 Affiliated Big Science organisations II (TBC)
  • C1 Electrical, electronics, electromechanical and RF systems
  • C2 High precision and large mechanical components – manufacturing and assembly
  • C3 Instrumentation and Control and CODAC
  • C4 Engineering methodologies and tools
  • D1 Diagnostics, detectors and instruments
  • D2 Vacuum and leak detection technologies
  • D3 Basic material technologies and advanced manufacturing techniques
  • D4 Information and Communication Technologies

The investment potential of Europe’s Big Science market – plenary session I

In the program’s pleanary session I, delegates have a unique opportunity to get to know the investment potential of Europe’s Big Science market when high level speakers from the nine organising Big Science organisations will present their individual organisations.

Best practices of the Big Science market – plenary session II

In plenary session II, delegates will get to know the best practices there is on the Big Science market when prime contractors, SMEs and Industry Liaison Officers participate in a roundtable discussion.

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