September 28, 2021 – 3 to 5 pm, CEST

Europe Contest 1

The Inter.national! Startup Contest is a pitch competition that consists of five regional contests all around the world. The contests are organized by the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK). The following countries may participate:

Bulgaria, finland, france, italy, slovakia, lithuania, austria & azerbaijan

3.00 PM
Welcoming and Introduction
by representatives of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.Global Business and Germany Trade & Invest
3.15 PM
Startup Pitches
Each startup has got only three minutes to pitch their business idea in front the audience and a professional jury consisting of industry experts and institutions. After every pitch there three minutes Q&A.

Enjoy pitches from: (to be continued)

Kinetik Automotive from Bulgaria

Climasel from Azerbaijan

Yeply from Finland

2hire from Italy

Aniveri from Austria

ALDL  from Slovakia

AKUR8 from France

TELTONIKA Mobility from Lithuania
4.15 PM
Hints from international startup (Sensoneo)
Get hints from the international startup Sensoneo that decided to establish its business to Germany. Get useful tips  to broaden your knowledge about going to the German market. 
4.30 PM
Insights from the company (wegrow) - How to f*ck up your expansion
Get to know the do's and don'ts of over 200 expansion projects.
4.45 PM
Announcement of the winners
4.50 pm
Time to Network
Moderated by
Members of the Jury
Dr. Kathrin Bischoff, Policy Advisor for Innovation Markets at Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Dr. Kim J. Zietlow, Director Trend & Innovation Scouting at Germany Trade & Invest

Dr. Markus Gick, Co-Managing Director at xdeck // Co-Founder and Managing Partner NRWalley startup association

Elena Matekina, General Manager CEE & MENA, Cross-Border Start-up Projects at NRW.Global Business