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Tender events

Forthcoming events

UK@CERN 14-16 October 2019

A highly-targeted trade visit to CERN in conjunction with the Department of International Trade. Companies taking part will have 1-2-1 meetings with relevant CERN project managers and procurement officers to enable them to be best placed to respond to tenders. For more informational and if you would like to take part, please contact Eleanor Baha from the Department of International Trade.


Big Science Business Forum, 6 – 9 October 2020, Granada, Spain

Big Science Business Forum (BSBF) 2020 will be the second edition of a 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. BSBF2020 will bring together, the largest and most cutting edge research infrastructures in Europe and the world: CERN, EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF, ESS, European XFEL, F4E and ILL, as well as other guest and affiliated research organisations.

The forum will offer you a chance to:

  • Learn about procurement opportunities in the coming years, within a wide range of business areas and technologies.
  • Meet representatives from Europe’s Big Science organisations and their key suppliers and technology experts.
  • 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, IPRs, and how businesses can interplay with the Big Science market.
  • Take part in the new SME Track, designed to boost the visibility of high-tech SMEs in the Big Science market.
  • Explore business opportunities in the new Technology Transfer Track.

Registration will open on 2 December 2019.

More information about the event is available at BSBF 2020 and please contact the STFC Business Opportunities team if you have any questions.

Past events

Please contact the team for more information on any of these events.

Last updated: 06 August 2019


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