August 31, 2022 – 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/regions may participate:

AUSTRIA, Belarus, Croatia, Georgia, THE Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden

3.00 PM
Welcoming and Introduction
by representatives of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.Global Business and NRW.BANK
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 is time for three minutes Q&A.

Enjoy pitches from: (to be continued)

s2 data & algorithms GmbH from Austria

BudRobot from Belarus

Robotic Process Automation d.o.o. from Croatia

costy from Georgia

BBBLS Energy Saving Greenhouses from the Netherlands

Celsia from Norway

MIM Solutions from Poland

ENLINE from Portugal

ELONROAD from Sweden
4.15 pM
Networking Session
We will do two Breakout Sessions with you. Get to know the presenting startups and exchange ideas with other viewers from all over the world.
4.45 pM
Announcement of the winners
Be excited which startups from Europe are going to get the ticket to the final of the Start.up! Germany Tour to enjoy it on site!
Moderated by
Dominik Stute, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Dortmund
Members of the Jury
Dr. Kathrin Bischoff, Policy Advisor for Innovation Markets in Asia and North America at Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Janpeter BeckmannNRW.BANK

Katharina Wieland, Head of Business Unit Western Europe at NRW.Global Business

Jan Herzogenrath, Innovation Manager at startport GmbH