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17 Dec 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
Lyon, France
Nonmetallic 2nd Symposium
Please contact the event organizers to  request an invitation to attend the Symposium

General Overview

After a first edition held in Tokyo, Japan, in November 2018, this symposium will take place on December 17 and 18 in Lyon, France. It is devoted to the field of the non-metallic materials and aims to showcase the technology and business opportunities that are developing globally with a close cooperation between raw materials suppliers, non-metallic producers and key application leaders.

Main objectives

  • Highlight the technology and business opportunities in the area of non-metallic materials 
  • Connection between leading companies such as Aramco with technology experts and suplly chain companies
  • Presentation of the opportunities of the Saudi’s Iktva program (http://iktva.sa/ ) and the opportunities for business cooperations for European companies including SMEs
  • Scientific and technology exchanges between experts in non metallic developments and applications

Key features of organization

  • 2 days event

Program building blocks

  • Keynotes session
  • Workshops with industrial and scientific experts
  • Matchmaking session with B2B opportunities
  • Networking cocktail at Lyon’s Musée des Confluences


4 B2B Matchmaking sessions

offers an ideal opportunity to initiate promising contacts in pre-arranged meetings.

  1. Register & publish your collaboration wishes
  2. Browse the participant list and book meetings with delegates of your interest
  3. Short before the event you receive your meeting schedule

Partners of the symposium:


With support of:



Palais des Congrès de Lyon

Organised by


Participants 173
Meetings 108


Belgium 2
France 143
Germany 4
Italy 5
Japan 1
Korea, Republic Of 5
Netherlands 30
Norway 1
Russia 1
Saudi Arabia 46
Spain 3
Sweden 1
Switzerland 2
Thailand 1
Turkey 1
United Arab Emirates 1
United Kingdom 14
United States 4
Total 265


Start-up 2
Company (SME) 30
Company (Industry) 130
University 17
R&D Institution 21
Agency 15
Authority/Government 11
Consulting 22
Cluster 17
Total 265

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