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Story 14 February 2023

Discover the European delegation set to exhibit a broad portfolio of energy innovations at MEE 2023

Eirini Sotiropoulou

In the context of EIC OTF Programme 2.0, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is pleased to announce the top European innovators to promote cutting-edge solutions at Middle East Energy 2023, world’s most famous energy exhibition. The flagship event will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 7 to 9 March 2023.


After the exhaustive evaluation, the companies to represent the European Pavilion were selected based on concrete internationalisation goals, technological fit with the scope of the trade fair, as well as their contribution to EU strategic autonomy and/or the image of the EU as technology powerhouse, among other criteria. 

Middle East Energy has been guiding the MENA region through the energy transition, by bringing together buyers and sellers from across the globe, in order to explore the latest advancements in energy products and contemplate the future of alternative energy solutions that will help in delivering more efficient and resilient power systems. In its previous edition, the trade fair welcomed over 20,000 visitors and 800+ exhibitors from 170 countries, making it an essential platform for brand promotion, launch of new products and innovations, as well as networking with international business leaders. 

The 20 EIC-funded companies that will exhibit their advanced technologies are:

In view of the flagship trade fair for the energy industry, the European delegation participated in a one-day online preparatory workshop on 8 February. The briefing served to adequately prepare the selected participants about the market situation, growth potential, and business culture in United Arab Emirates. On top of this, the workshop’s agenda included practical aspects regarding the logistics and business services offered.    

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In attendance were guest speakers, who covered crucial topics regarding Middle East Energy 2023. The OTF team informed the delegation on the unlimited networking, programming and partnering opportunities of the leading tradeshow. Former participant in EIC OTF Programme 2.0, Pablo Ramírez, Commercial Specialist at GENAQ, shared his valuable experience, offering useful tips for a successful exhibition. 


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