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JUNE 8, 2022 - 4.00 PM, CEST

"Europe's Heartbeat" NRW as your gateway to the german market and startup scene

This opening webinar is set to give you an introduction of „Europe‘s Heartbeat“: North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). As Germany‘s most driving state NRW is your gateway to the German market and startup scene. Get useful insights and many more about why NRW is one of the most vibrating start-up ecosystems in the world? Foreign start-ups can profit from the environment of globally operating companies, innovative medium-sized businesses and numerous renowned universities. In the webinar you will learn how to get support in NRW and how to get access to the German market and startup ecosystem.
4.00 PM
Introduction to Start.up! Germany Tour 2022
Dominik Stute, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Dortmund
Greeting and opening of 6th Start.up! Germany Tour
Dr. Kathrin Bischoff, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Greeting and brief presentation of North Rhine-Westphalia
Astrid Becker, NRW.Global Business
4.15 PM
Startup Ecosystem NRW - Europe's most attractive startup scene
Madeleine Heuts, Chairwoman of the Board, NRWalley, Startup Association North Rhine-Westphalia & Founder of the Legal Tech Startup RAKETENSTART
4.30 PM
The German Mittelstand and its worldwide leading hidden champions in NRW - the perspective from South Westphalia
Marie Ting, Südwestfalen Agentur GmbH
4.45 PM
How to make it to Germany - Success story of startup settlement
Krzysztof Medrala, CEO from the polish startup MedApp S.A. 
5.00 PM
Time for Q&A
Registration CLOSED