Here you can find a preliminary list of corporates and institutional partners who will meet with us! We expect even more German companies to join our group in October. Please, check our website regularly - we shall keep you updated!


Bayer ag

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With their innovative products, they are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. (More information)


Cisco helps seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the unconnected. An integral part of their DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships, working together to identify their customers' needs and provide solutions that fuel their success. (More information)

city of düsseldorf economic development

The Office of Economic Development offers a range of services - from supporting foreign companies with residence permit questions to assisting with the relocation of an industrial company within the city area – it is the central point of contact for all companies. (More information)

DB schenker

DB Schenker is the world’s leading global logistics provider — they support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. (More information)

digihub düsseldorf/

The digihub comprises a large network of different actors such as cities and municipalities, chambers of industry and commerce, medium-sized businesses and corporations, co-working spaces, financial institutions, universities and business angels. (More information)

Dolezych gmbh & co. kg

Dolezych is a unique company focused on supplying the very best value with a German eye on quality, and manufacturing centers globally based to provide the best cost. Products and services that meet the highest quality standards make Dolezych one of the top addresses in the rope, lifting, slinging and load securing technology. (More information)

Stadtwerke Düsseldorf

Driving through Düsseldorf by car - that can sometimes get on your nerves. With eddy you can get around Düsseldorf quickly and easily. The green e-scooter gets you from A to B in an environmentally friendly way, and renting is also child's play: You can easily book one of our countless electric scooters via app. (More information)


As the leading supplier of ventilation and drive technology, ebm-papst is a highly respected engineering partner in many industries. With around 20,000 different products, we provide the right solution for just about any requirement. And we have always worked to the highest economic and ecological standards. (More information)


EGLV - a model for success. Emschergenossenschaft and Lippeverband are two public sector entities with comparable statutory tasks. They have been bundling our competence for more than 90 years already, and thus represent the largest wastewater management company and operator of wastewater treatment plants in Germany. (More information)


E.ON is mainly active in the fields of energy networks, energy services, renewable energies, operates in over 30 countries and serves more than 33 million customers. (More information)

Euref campus düsseldorf

EUREF-Campus Düsseldorf provides room for ideas: start-ups, companies doing regional and international business in the fields of energy, mobility and environmental protection as well as climate protection technology will find their place here. (More information)

Evonik digital gmbh

Evonik Digital calls itself the digital daughter of Evonik Industries. Evonik Industries is based in Essen and one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies. More than 36.000 people work for Evonik in over 100 countries with production plants in almost 30 countries. Evonik Digital develops digital concepts and solutions to implement them into the group. (More information)

Expat Service DESk

The Expat Service Desk offers initial information and advice on living and working within the city of Düsseldorf and the County of Mettmann to international professionals and their families as well as to small and medium-sized enterprises. (More information)

Fraunhofer-Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik IML

Logistics consulting by specialists: Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics advises companies of all industries and sizes in all questions about material flow and logistics. (More information)

gothaer group

The Gothaer Group is one of the largest German insurance groups. All insurance lines are offered. The customers of Gothaer consist essentially of private customers and medium-sized companies. In the private sector as well as for small and medium-sized companies, self-employed and freelancers, a wide range of protection concepts are offered. (More information)

gründerfonds ruhr

Gründerfonds Ruhr is a regional venture capital fund that pursues the goal of offering innovative start-ups a financial basis and supporting them in the start-up phase of their business. (More information)

gs1 germany

GS1 Germany accompanies the development and implementation of open, cross-industry, globally valid standards. Based on these standards, we also develop process and application recommendations. We support companies from different industries in the implementation and show solutions for more added value. (More information)


inno2grid develops integrated energy and mobility solutions for sites. By linking innovative energy solutions and sustainable mobility offers through intelligent IT systems we create the basis for a cost and resource efficient energy and mobility management for your site. (More information)

Insurlab germany

Supported by insurance companies, selected service providers, universities, and startups, the aim of InsurLab Germany is to promote innovation and digitization in the insurance industry in order to actively shape the future of the industry with new impulses and ways of working. (More information / Member companies)


Perpetuo is an internationally operating group of companies with headquarters in Dortmund (DE) and Prague (CZ). Their vision is to become one of the leading ecosystems for the sustainable impulses and models of economy and society. Perpetuo's core competencies are management consulting (strategy implementation, change management & transformation), digital marketing (e.g. building digital platforms) and venture management (especially as an operative early-stage investor). (More information)

schneider electric

Schneider Electric provides energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. They combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time autmation, software and services into integrated solutions for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries. (More information)

signals (signal Iduna)

Signals is an independent initiative of one of the leading German insurers, Signal Iduna. Together with our corporate and startup partners, we work across industries to develop new business concepts. We also use the strength of these partnerships to get our portfolio companies to the next level(More information)

smart city alliance dortmund

137 alliance partners – from medium-sized companies and start-ups to scientific institutions and global players - are actively involved in the Smart City Alliance Dortmund and thus all together support the future design of the City of Dortmund and the
region as well.
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Startport is an innovation plattform for logistic startups powered by the port of Duisburg, Europe's largest inland port. They are looking for innovative digital logistics solutions to integrate them into the ecosystem and bring them together with to local logistics companies. (More information)


Vodafone is one of the worldwide leading telecommunications companys. Every second German is a Vodafone customer. Vodafone Germany has its headquarters in Düsseldorf. (More information)


Vonovia is a German real estate group which owns over 400,000 apartments in Germany, Sweden and Austria. (More information)


Logistikbude is a web-based software for load carrier management. It is independent of load carrier types and addresses both the tracking of own load carriers and the management of exchange processes in open pools. It is offered on the market by the Fraunhofer IML spin-off of the same name and consists of two essential elements: Tracking of load carriers and management of load carriers. (More information)


The Zurich Group in Germany is part of the globally active Zurich Insurance Group and is one of the leading general and life insurance companies in Germany. It offers innovative and first-class solutions for insurance, retirement planning and risk management from a single source. (More information)