July 12 & 13, 2022

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All eyes on you!

Apply now and become a part of that exclusive innovation community presenting your company on stage and at our innovation fair during the forum.

Who are we looking for?

With we are addressing tech startups from Europe, Israel and abroad with B2B, B2B2C applications in serving the industry in fulfilling the ESG criterias based on latest technologies like AI, Big Data, Blockchain, Neuronal Networks, Sensors & Actuators, Quantum Computing etc. and/or offering a proven business models in Circular Economy, Xaas, Platform, etc.

Your company is just right if you can already proof the functionality of your solution, looking for venture capital/strategic investment, customers or partners for joint pilot projects or development cooperation.

Why should you apply?

We offer you…

Pitching opportunity 
The 9 selected candidate companies get the opportunity to present their company in a 3-minute pitch on stage in front of the entire Forum audience on July 13. The audience consists of investors and delegates from established and globally active enterprises.

Briefing session & exclusive get together 

The invited startups benefit from a pitch dry-run and individual feedback from the industry jury and an exclusive networking opportunity with the speakers and jury members on July 12 .

Open Innovation Fair
The invited startups will have the exclusive opportunity to showcase their solution either on their laptop or with a prototype at the Innovation Fair.

Free participation
All invited startups enjoy the privilege to network, take part in workshops, listen to talks, negotiate with investors, and present their solution to industry experts – all FOR FREE.

How to join?

To access this valuable opportunity, please complete the application form below in English and upload your Executive Summary (PDF) as well as your company logo. All fields are compulsory.

All applications will be assessed by a TECH-INDUSTRY JURY that will select the nine most promising startups for presenting at in July. Those companies will be invited by the mid of June to join free of charge.

The Forum will be held in German and English.

Application due date is 22nd May 2022.

For more information on and the opportunities for startups, please reach out to

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Kai Engelhardt

Managing Director, Brose Ventures GmbH

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Tobias Finkenzeller

Senior Key Account Manager – VW Group, Dräxlmaier Group

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Dr. Annabell Geidner

Head of Corporate Strategy & Innovation, TÜV SÜD

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Otto Gies

Head of Innovation Incubator, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH

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Ralph Griemert

Quality Monitoring and Reporting Sustainability Manager, Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

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Dr. Oliver Schmitz

Head of Innovation Management, MTU Aero Engines AG

To help companies better fulfilling ESG criteria we are looking for solutions in

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  • Green materials
  • Green logistics
  • Green production & value chain
  • Green Water Management
  • Green Electricity (production, transfer, storage)
  • Energy efficiency & saving
  • Solar fuels & hydrogen
  • Reduction of waste
  • Reduction of emissions
  • Recycling technologies
  • Sewage Sludge Treatment and
  • Phosphor Recovery



  • Central Knowledge & IT systems (fusion of different tools & data)

  • New ways of knowledge sharing, management and networks within the organization and outside

  • CR Management
  • HR Tools fostering inclusion & diversity
  • Data & privacy protection
  • Cyber Security & Safety

governace law


  • Legal Operations
  • Compliance Management Systems
  • Smart contracts & smart documents
  • On-Demand-Manufacturing
  • Knowledge Management
  • Automation of standard processes
  • Recycling concepts

… a proven solution based on functionable latest technologies:

  • Artifical Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain
  • Neuronal Networks
  • Sensors & Actuators
  • Quantum Computing
  • etc.

… a proven, smart business model:

  • Anything as a Service (XaaS)
  • Circular Economy
  • etc.

    Personal information

    Company profile


    Technology Focus Areas


    Description of your Business

    Expected synergies

    Please specify whether you are looking for investment (with amount) or industry collaboration e.g. strategic investment, development cooperation, licensing agreement etc. (max. 400 characters).


    Upload your Executive Summary or further information as PDF (max. 3 pages). Please use only standard characters (no special characters, figures, hyphen, underscores, etc.) for your filename.

    Upload your company logo as PNG or JPG. Please use only standard characters (no special characters, figures, hyphen, underscores, etc.) for your filename.

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    vera mauermann
    Vera Mauermann

    Senior Project Manager Innovation Scouting & Sourcing

    Your contact person for startups.


    • +49-89-630253-47