There are a number of partner search services provided by NCPs, CORDIS and other entities. Look for the services that also provide advice on creating your profile and apply quality controls to their database.
Several thematic NCP Networks provide partner search facilities with details on partner profiles and active partnership requests:
CORDIS Partner Service
One of the largest databases of partner profiles (self-registered profiles).
Idealist Partner Search
Developed by the ICT NCPs network, but the partner profiles are not limited only to ICT. The service includes advice on creating your profile by your local NCP and there is a quality control of all the published data.
Fit for Health
Developed by the Fit for Health network in close cooperation with the Health-NCPs. The quality checked database contains expertise profiles of researchers and SMEs acting in the Health / Life sciences sector. The service includes partner search activities advice on all aspects related to a research project, starting with help in first orientation and strategy development to proposal preparation, implementation, exploitation and promotion.
Partner search for H2020 'Smart, Green and Integrated Transport' calls for proposals
The partner search tool is dedicated to the project proposals to be submitted under the H2020 'Smart, Green and Integrated Transport" calls (Societal Challenge 4). The tool is developed by the H2020 National Contact Points network for Transport - ETNA Plus.
The platform enables users to:
The quality of published partner searches is guaranteed through a two-steps verification process, directly run by the H2020 National Contact Points for Transport and by a team of experts (‘Quality team’) in the different transport modes (maritime, rail, air, urban/road).
C-Energy 2020 network - the European Energy NCP network under H2020
The C-Energy2020 Partner Search Tool has been created as part of the C-Energy2020 network and is linked from the Network website. The purpose is to offer a comprehensive and easy to use web-based tool that supports the building of consortia for promising proposals that are targeted at the open calls under the Horizon2020 Energy Work Programme.
One of The main features of this tool is the validation of requests by a responsible National Contact Point - NCP. This ensures a high level of reliability and accuracy of data.
Another important feature is the distinction between:
The tool also includes a search facility.
NCPs CaRE: Partner search for Societal Challenge 5 “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”
Within the NCPs CaRE network project for NCPs in SC5, the partnering tool supports potential applicants for the Horizon 2020 Work programme of the Societal Challenge 5 “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials” in finding partners and building a consortium for a project proposal. Features include:
Enterprise Europe Network Cooperation Opportunities Database
The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) publishes an extensive number of innovation and technology profiles from international companies and research organisations to help identify suitable partners for bilateral business, innovation and technology cooperation.
The database has the following types of profiles:
The EEN database is updated with new profiles on a weekly basis. All profiles are published anonymously. Express your interest in collaboration by filling in and sending the Expression of Interest form to your local EEN office, who will establish the contact. The database is also a simple way of following the development of technologies and trends in your area.
P2P Partner Search
The ERA-LEARN 2020, a support platform for the Public-Public-Partnerships (P2P), provides the P2P Partner Search to find stakeholders engaged or willing to engage in large networks for the coordination and cooperation of national and/or regional research programmes.
A number of other NCP networks have developed Partner Search Tools for their themaic area.
Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing. Managed by the NMPB NCP Network NMPTeam for the Industrial leadership Programme.
Information and Communication Technologies - ICT (Industrial leadership Programme). Managed by the ICT support Network
Partner search for Horizon 2020 'Smart, Green and Integrated Transport' (Societal Challenge 4)
Profiles and Presentations for Horizon 2020 'Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy' (Societal Challenge 2)
The Security Research Database and partner profiles looking at H2020 Societal Challenge - Secure societies .
Partner search for Horizon 2020 'Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies' (Societal Challenge 6)
The European Commission Partner Search tool and information Service