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Apr 15 - 18 + 23, 2024

Main Program

Within reverse pitches, matchmakings, discussions and a digital fair you will get to know exciting companies, accelerators, investors and institutions.

Choose your agenda

The program takes place within the German time zone (CEsT).

Life science

Green Tech

Industrial Solutions

Monday, April 15, 2024

Day 1
6 - 7:30 pm (CEST)
// GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER
// PREPARATION FOR THE TOUR
// DIGITAL NETWORKING

Get to know the people behind the tour and hints for a successful participation

Participate in the tour and opening up NRW's market from an international perspective

Get to know each other

We will bring you into exchange with each other. Meet startups from more than 35 countries with their exciting ideas and products.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Day 2
2 - 2:15 pm (CEST)
2:15 - 5 pm (CEST)
// THE BIG PITCH

Reverse pitches and company presentations of three to four multinational companies from the Life Science sector that are interested in your business.

Ten to fifteen startups are selected in advance to pitch live online in front of the companies.

After the BIG PITCH, we can connect you directly with the presenting Germany companies, so that you can exchange ideas even more intensively.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Day 3
// TBA

The agenda for Day 3 is currently being finalized. Please block this day in your calendar nonetheless!

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Day 4
// DIGITAL FAIR

Present your company on a digital platform!

Companies from Germany will browse through the digital fair looking for interesting opportunities to collaborate. If they want to get a deeper closer look at your company, they can book at a slot for a 1-on-1.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Day 5
10 am - 12 pm (CEST)
// REVERSE PITCH

Some of the most important companies in the region present themselves live on stage and show you possibilities, how to co-operate with them.

5 - 8 pm (CEST)
// THE GRAND FINAL

In five global competitions of our Inter.national! Startup Contest, we have selected sixteen great international startups to compete live on stage in Düsseldorf.

The startups can present themselves here in front of companies, investors and multipliers from all around the world and at the same time fight for prize money with which they can boost their activities in Germany.

Their products and ideas come from the Life Science, Green Tech and Industrial Solutions sectors and impressively demonstrate the diversity of what grandiose products exist around the world.

THE GRAND FINAL is at the same time the closing of the Start.up! Germany Tour.

Monday, April 15, 2024

Day 1
6 - 7:30 pm (CEST)
// GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER
// PREPARATION FOR THE TOUR
// DIGITAL NETWORKING

Get to know the people behind the tour and hints for a successful participation

Participate in the tour and opening up NRW's market from an international perspective

Get to know each other

We will bring you into exchange with each other. Meet startups from more than 35 countries with their exciting ideas and products.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Day 2
2 - 2:15 pm (CEST)
2:15 - 5 pm (CEST)
// THE BIG PITCH

Reverse pitches and company presentations of three to four multinational companies from the Green Tech sector that are interested in your business.

  • Remondis (tbc)
  • NEW (tbc)

Ten to fifteen startups are selected in advance to pitch live online in front of the companies.

After the BIG PITCH, we can connect you directly with the presenting Germany companies, so that you can exchange ideas even more intensively.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Day 3
// TBA

The agenda for Day 3 is currently being finalized. Please block this day in your calendar nonetheless!

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Day 4
// DIGITAL FAIR

Present your company on a digital platform!

Companies from Germany will browse through the digital fair looking for interesting opportunities to collaborate. If they want to get a deeper closer look at your company, they can book at a slot for a 1-on-1.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Day 5
10 am - 12 pm (CEST)
// REVERSE PITCH

Some of the most important companies in the region present themselves live on stage and show you possibilities, how to co-operate with them.

5 - 8 pm (CEST)
// THE GRAND FINAL

In five global competitions of our Inter.national! Startup Contest, we have selected fifteen great international startups to compete live on stage in Düsseldorf.

The startups can present themselves here in front of companies, investors and multipliers from all around the world and at the same time fight for prize money with which they can boost their activities in Germany.

Their products and ideas come from the Life Science, Green Tech and Industrial Solutions sectors and impressively demonstrate the diversity of what grandiose products exist around the world.

THE GRAND FINAL is at the same time the closing of the Start.up! Germany Tour.

 

Monday, April 15, 2024

Day 1
6 - 7:30 pm (CEST)
// GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER
// PREPARATION FOR THE TOUR
// DIGITAL NETWORKING

Get to know the people behind the tour and hints for a successful participation

Participate in the tour and opening up NRW's market from an international perspective

Get to know each other

We will bring you into exchange with each other. Meet startups from more than 35 countries with their exciting ideas and products.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Day 2
2 - 2:15 pm (CEST)
2:15 - 5 pm (CEST)
// THE BIG PITCH

Reverse pitches and company presentations of three to four multinational companies from the Industrial Solutions sector that are interested in your business.

Ten to fifteen startups are selected in advance to pitch live online in front of the companies.

After the BIG PITCH, we can connect you directly with the presenting Germany companies, so that you can exchange ideas even more intensively.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Day 3
// TBA

The agenda for Day 3 is currently being finalized. Please block this day in your calendar nonetheless!

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Day 4
// DIGITAL FAIR

Present your company on a digital platform!

Companies from Germany will browse through the digital fair looking for interesting opportunities to collaborate. If they want to get a deeper closer look at your company, they can book at a slot for a 1-on-1.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Day 5
10 am - 12 pm (CEST)
// REVERSE PITCH
5 - 8 pm (CEST)
// THE GRAND FINAL

The startups can present themselves here in front of companies, investors and multipliers from all around the world and at the same time fight for prize money with which they can boost their activities in Germany.

Their products and ideas come from the Life Science, Green Tech and Industrial Solutions sectors and impressively demonstrate the diversity of what grandiose products exist around the world.

THE GRAND FINAL is at the same time the closing of the Start.up! Germany Tour.