September 6, 2022 – 3 to 5 pm, CEST

Europe Contest 2

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:

Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Denmark,
Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, North
Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia

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)

(tbc) from Azerbaijan

CMYK Ingredients JSC from Bulgaria

TEGnology Aps from Denmark

Aeroff oy from Finland

(tbc) from France

Aeriu Smart Solutions Kft. from Hungary

MinervaS from Italy

Innoship from Romania

eROBOT from Slovakia
4.15 pM
How to raise funding abroad
Michail Kosak, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer at DueDash
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
Julia Nepicks, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Duisburg-Wesel-Kleve
Members of the Jury
Nina Rieger, Policy Advisor for Innovation Markets at Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Justus Schünemann, Financial & funding adviser at NRW.BANK

Timur Kurt, International Business Coordinator - Turkey | MENA | CAC at NRW.Global Business

Dr. Markus Gick, Co-Managing Director at xdeck accelerator & VC fund

Christoph Sommer, Innovation Management at NEW AG