India Nordic Region Digital Collaboration Event

Virtual Pre-matched B2B Meetings: Opportunity for Nordic Companies to Collaborate with Indian Digital Tech Companies

Date: 15th June 2021 

Digitalization is a profound transformation of business, involving the use of digital technologies to optimize business processes, improve the company's productivity and improve the experience with customers. It involves Improvement of the product (or service): its quality, attractiveness, ease of use, delivery; automation of production and other internal processes of the company and simplification of internal and external communications.

The following statistics show the real scale of digitization impact on business.

  • 27% of companies are sure that digitization work should be done in order just to survive on the market and 87% think that most would be a great competitive advantage.
  • If to consider Global 2000, two-thirds of the companies were intended to make digitalization their key priority already by the end of 2017.

Thus, in a few years, digital transformation will become a vital necessity for business, so the leaders of companies need to think about switching to digital now.

Global Business Inroads (GBI) – Enterprise Europe Network, India have partnered with National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) and the  Ministry of Information & Communication Technology (Meity), Gov of India, to build an India - Nordic Region digital transformation networking platform to promote partnerships between Nordic Region technology, engineering and R&D companies with Indian digital tech companies for collaboration. There will be a series of events taking place. GBI and NASSCOM are planning the first India-Nordic Region Digital Networking event on the 15th June 2021

Digitalization has been gaining popularity among businesses for a while now, but it has seen a steep rise in demand in the post-Covid era. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic exacts a toll on the economy, it has led to digital transformation across business models, channels and touchpoints. In this light, it is imperative that companies take advantage of such an opportunity to digitise the aspects of their business.

In a similar digital networking session conducted on the 9th of December 2020, 40 B2B meetings were facilitated, in which 10 EU companies and 21 Indian companies participated. The proposed events will be virtual networking events (no registration fees) to promote India-Nordic Region Digital Cooperation and help Nordic companies interact with experts from leading Indian IT companies from the digital space and have curated B2B meetings.  

Who can participate – from Nordic Region:

Large multinational organizations, SMEs, small companies from  Automotive / Mobility, Energy, Maritime, Water, Food / Agri,  Aerospace, Industrial, BFSI, Pharma, CPG, Retail, Healthcare, Manufacturing Logistics, and other related sectors.

Who will participate – from India:

The Indian companies with expertise in digital sectors like - Engineering and R&D (includes Industry 4.0, PES, Embedded systems), AI, IoT, M2M, SAAS, Blockchain, Software Development, Big Data Management, Automation, etc. and will include the large companies like TCS, Wipro, Infosys, etc. to established SMEs and startups.

Event details: 

Pre-Event:
Step 1 - Nordic companies will need to share the requirements. This will help in matching the right Indian partner. It’s important to receive requirements at least 10 days before the event for successful outcomes. 
No registration fees, but prior match-making is critical to ensure a better outcome.
Step 2 - Individuals meetings by GBI with registered Nordic companies to understand the requirements for accurate match-making
Step 3 - The profiles of the Indian companies shall be shared prior to the event so that meetings can be finalised.


On the day of the Event:

Step 4 - Each Nordic enterprise will have meetings with at least 4 Indian companies suited to their requirements. 


Post-Event:
Step 5 - Nordic Enterprises and Indian Tech player who have met one on one, will be connected over email to take discussions further. Nordic companies and Indian companies will be supported if they need any post-event follow up.

Companies can share their requirements directly using this form 

  • Refer to the following link for the format.