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25. September 2022
Bits&Pretzels
From 09/27/22 to 09/29/22 the Bits&Pretzels takes place in Munich. At Europe’s leading Founders Festival, over 5000 founders , investors and startup enthusiasts will come together to solve the ideas of our generation. Niels Sharman, Investment Manager at HTGF, will be attending the event. Get more information here.
 
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6. October 2022
7th Life Science Pitch Day
In cooperation with Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim and MEDICE, High-Tech Gründerfonds and the IZB are organizing the 7th LIFE SCIENCE PITCH DAY! Take your opportunity and present your technology in front of an exclusive audience of investors and CVCs! The Life Science Pitch Day is finally back. Once again, we would like to welcome you to our yearly event which will take place on the 6th October, 2022 in Munich.You will get the opportunity to listen to interesting keynotes from relevant industry p
 
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10. October 2022
Life Science Investors´ Day
The Life Science Investor Day, organized by Heidelberg Startup Partners together with BioLabs Heidelberg and the Life Science Accelerator Baden-Württemberg, on 10.10.2022 in Heidelberg aims to bring together life science investors and startups. Investors and startups in the fields of drug development, diagnostics and (deep tech) digital health are expected to attend. Dr. Katharina Severin, Investment Analyst at HTGF, will participate in the event. Click here for more information.  
 
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20. October 2022
StageTwo
From 10/20/2022 to 10/21/2022 the StageTwo of RWTH Aachen University will take place in Berlin. StageTwo is the largest European competition for startups emerging from leading universities. There will be 45+ teams from 20+ countries presenting their ideas in front of investors. The event starts on 10/20/22 at 2pm and ends with an aftershow party on 10/21/22. Dr. Maximilian Bock and Dr. Maurice Kügler, Investment Managers at HTGF, will be attending this event. Click here to visit the event’
 
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25. October 2022
Digital Health Pitch Day 2022
High-Tech Gründerfonds and Plug and Play are organizing the DIGITAL HEALTH PITCH DAY 2022!  Take the opportunity and present your technology in front of an exclusive audience of investors and CVCs! Once again, we would like to welcome you to our yearly event which will take place on the 25th October, 2022 in Munich. You will get the opportunity to listen to interesting keynotes from relevant industry players, meet an exclusive audience of investors and corporate VCs and, most importantly, exp
 

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16. September 2022
Virtual Pitch Feedback Session
  This time Kilian von Berlichingen has invited Thani Shamsi, Co-Founder & CEO von Datarade, to our event. You have an unmatched chance to get insights from a Founder perspective, and recommendations from Investor’s side. Please note that the number of paricipants will be limited. ++ First come, first served ++ We look forward to meeting you! Your HTGF Berlin Team
 
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15. September 2022
EY Startup Academy
On September 15, 2022 the EY Startup Academy will begin with a kickoff event in Frankfurt. Together with strong cooperation partners, the EY Academy is looking for ambitious tech and FinTech business models with future potential for the 6th time. At the kick-off event, the most talented founders will present their business ideas at a pitch contest. At the end of the event, a jury of experts selects the finalists for the 6-week Start-up Academy program. There, the startups have the chance to impr
 
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14. September 2022
TechBBQ 2022
From 14.09.22 to 15.09.2022, the TechBBQ Summit will take place in Copenhagen. The annual summit combines tech & hygge – talking about the latest trends, networking in a cozy atmosphere, listening to forward-looking and inspiring speakers and enjoying a good BBQ. Dr. Maurice Kügler, Investment Manager at HTGF, will participate in this event. Click here to visit the event’s website.
 
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18. July 2022
Award ceremony Science4Life
On July, 18 2022 the award ceremony of Science4Life will take place in Frankfurt. The best business concepts from the fields of life sciences, chemistry and energy will be awarded at our grand finale of the Science4Life Venture Cup and Science4Life Energy Cup 2022. Niels Sharman, Investment Manager, and Jakob Lilienweiss, Investment Analyst at HTGF, will be on site. Click here to visit the event’s website. Registration is required.  
 
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14. July 2022
Wildcard Challenge 2022
You have a well-founded idea for a start-up? Your idea comes from the field of life sciences (biotechnology, medical technology, pharmaceuticals, etc.)? You want to further develop your idea with excellent coaches and get critical feedback? On July 14, 2022 the Wildcard Challenge 2022 will take place at the Life Science Factory in Göttingen. There, exciting start-up ideas will be discussed and further developed. HTGF is participating as a partner in this project. Dr. Laura Pedroza and Dr. Julia
 
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6. July 2022
neuland Innovation Day at KIT
On July 6, 2022, the neuland Innovation Day will take place at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on the topic of sustainable innovations. The online event offers diverse digital content such as expert lectures, founder pitches and innovation awards. Dr. Maurice Kügler, Investment Manager at HTGF will participate. Click here to visit the event’s website.
 
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30. June 2022
TUM Entrepreneurship Day 2022
On June 30, 2022, the hybrid TUM Entrepreneurship Day 2022 of TUM and UnternehmerTUM GmbH will take place. You can expect a day program with various workshops, inspiring keynotes, innovative startup pitches and discussions around entrepreneurship. Gregor Haidl, Senior Investment Manager at HTGF, will participate in the event. Click here to visit the event website.
 
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27. June 2022
International Sustainable Economy Forum
From June 27 to June 28, 2022, the International Sustainable Economy Forum (ISEF) will take place at the hbw Conference Center in Munich. The ISEF is the first event in a recurring series of events dedicated to the diverse approaches, challenges and solutions for a sustainable economy. The forum will bring together all stakeholders who want to work together to advance a sustainable economy, regardless of which raw materials, methods and products are at the forefront. On the second day, innovativ
 
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21. June 2022
Max-Planck-Gründungspreis des Stiftverbandes 2022
On June 21, 2022, the Max-Planck-Gründungspreis des Stiftverbandes will be presented in Berlin. Successful start-ups from the Max-Planck Gesellschaft that have a particularly positive impact on society will be honored in the field of entrepreneurship. Dr. Frank Hensel, Principal and Authorized signatory at HTGF, will participate in this event. Click here to visit the event website.
 
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21. June 2022
REACH Demoday 2022
On 21.06.2022 the REACH Demoday of the EUREGIO Startup Center will take place from 17:00 to 22:00 in Münster. Every year, REACH nominates the best startups of the year together with its cooperation partners to compete in a pitch competition. This year, six startups will pitch in front of the EUREGIO startup scene and the jury. You can also expect an interesting keynote and the opportunity to network. Christian Arndt, Investment Manager at HTGF, will sit on the jury. Here you can find informatio
 
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14. June 2022
Family Day 2022
Meet our entire HTGF portfolio and the international venture capital ecosystem The Family Day is High-Tech Gründerfonds’ biggest Networking event. Participants of this exclusive event are managers of the entire HTGF start-up portfolio, members of the international venture capital ecosystem and many other partners out of the strong HTGF network. Click here to find out more.
 
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14. June 2022
Handelsblatt Innovation Summit 2022
On 14.06.2022, the Handelsblatt Innovations Summit will take place from 10:00-18:30 live from the Innovation Hospot Dresden. You can expect an exclusive insight into the places where innovations are created – be it the research labs, the construction sites and the production halls. You can follow all this online. In addition, speakers will give interesting presentations. Dr Markus Kückelhaus, partner at HTGF, will talk about the financing of “hardware”- startups. Click here to
 
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1. June 2022
Training Venture Creation for Startups ( Biotech | Medtech )
In Elavity’s 4 day Venture Building program ( 01.06.22, 09.06.22, 16.06.22, 22.06.22) you will learn how to start a business in the healthcare sector. The course covers the main areas needed to start a new business and ends in a Demo Day on 28.06.2022 from 15:00h to 17:00h, with a presentation to investors and venture capital companies. Dr. Anke Caßing, Principal and Authorized Representative and Jakob Lilienweiss, Investment Analyst, at HTGF will speak and answer questions on the topic o
 
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1. June 2022
Kick Off Event BioRiverboost 2022
The BioRiverBoost business plan competition is holding a kick-off for this year’s business plan round on 01.06.22, from 3pm-4pm, at the RTZ Cologne. Dr. Laura Pedroza, Investment Manager at HTGF, will participate in the discussion round on the topic “What is a good StartUp?”. Click here for the event website.
 
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24. May 2022
SaaS Leader Summit 2022
On May 24, 2022, the SaaS Leader Summit 2022 will take place in Berlin. 250 SaaS managers, startups and investors are expected to exchange ideas and network. One of the main topics will be “API Integration & Automation”, which is very important for SaaS providers. In an active matchmaking successful SaaS Managers and Start Ups will be connected. Click here to register   Martin Möllmann, Investment Manger at HTGF, will participate in this event.  
 
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16. May 2022
Science4life TechWEEK
From 16.05-20.05.2022 the digital Science4Life TechWEEK will take place. At this event you can expect exciting startup pitches, keynotes, online workshops and interactive live sessions on chemistry, medicine, pharma and energy. Dr. Katherina Peters, Investment Manager, and Niels Sharman, Investment Manager at HTGF will participate in this event. You can register for the event here.
 
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13. May 2022
Chemistry Pitch Day 2022
You are a chemistry start-up and would like to present your company to leading investors and corporate decision-makers?   The Chemistry Pitch Day is finally back on May 13th in Bonn. Take your opportunity and present your technology in front of an exclusive audience of investors, corporate VCs and industry experts! Apply until 26th April 2022 – Register here with your company data and upload your non-confidential pitch deck. The submitted pitch decks will be screened by our experi
 
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11. May 2022
BARC Startup Award 2022
The Big Data & AI World Frankfurt will bring together innovators, technology experts and business leaders from 11-12 May 2022 to help shape the future and achieve successful digital transformation. The final round of the BARC Startup Awards will take place on May 11, 2022, starting at 10:30 am. Christian Arndt, Senior Investment Manager at HTGF, sits on the jury. Click here to register.
 
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10. May 2022
Cashwalk- an Exclusive Startup Pitch Event
On 10.05.2022 the Exclusive Pitch Day of Cashwalk will take place in Berlin. There, 25 startups will have the opportunity to present their ideas in front of 5o investors and to network in person during network breaks. Dr. Nils Lang, Investment Manager at HTGF will sit as an expert in the jury for Life Sciences & Health, DeepTech, Data & Connectivity. Click here to visit the event website.  
 
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5. May 2022
Bayer G4A Pitch Club
On 05.05.2022, Bayer G4A will host the Pitch Club. It provides an online space for digital health startups to pitch their solutions and get in front of digital health experts, venture capitalists, potential customers, and media. Startups have until April 22nd, 2022 at 11:59 PM CET to submit their application or until 100 applications are received. Interested start ups can register here. The event will be live streamed on G4A’s LinkedIn profile after the selection process. Dr. Martin Pfis
 
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5. May 2022
Future Logistics – the innovation fair from startport
On 05.05.2022 the innovation fair Future Logistics will be held by the Port of Duisburg. In order to remain competitive, the logistics industry must become more digital and sustainable – this can only be achieved through innovation. The startups of the innovation platform startport will help with their disruptive ideas. Furthermore, there will be exciting panel discussions around the topic of hinterland logistics. Click here to register.   Christian Arndt, Investment Manager at HTGF w
 
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4. May 2022
Innovationspreis 2022 der BioRegionen in Deutschland
Der Arbeitskreis der BioRegionen in Deutschland ist das zentrale Netzwerk der regionalen Initiativen zur Förderung der wirtschaftlichen Nutzung moderner Biotechnologien in Deutschland. Er vergibt jährlich den Innovationspreis der BioRegionen in Deutschland. In diesem Jahr prämiert der Arbeitskreis bereits zum fünfzehnten Mal herausragende Forschungsergebnisse und Erfindungen mit hohem Innovationspotenzial. Einsendeschluss für Bewerbungen ist der 24. März 2022 – 23:59 Uhr. Mehr Informat
 
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28. April 2022
StartMiUp Capital Contest
On 28.04.2022 the StartMiUp Capital Contest will take place in the auditorium of the university building of the Justus-Liebig University Gießen. At the StartMiUp Capital Contest, you can expect promising start-up teams from the Justus-Liebig University Gießn, the Philipps University Marburg and the Technical University of Mittelhesse, which are in the first years of their innovative start-up. In front of a primarily regional jury of investors, the teams will pitch for possible start-up funding
 
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25. April 2022
New Mittelstand Summit
From 25.04.-27.04.2022 the New Mittelstand Summit will take place in virtual space. New Mittelstand is a movement of entrepreneurs from medium-sized businesses and startups. At the summit, you can expect new impulses, insights from lighthouse transformations and circles, as well as selected approaches and methods around the topic of future economy in the sense of the triad “People, Planet & Profit”. Click here for the event. Daniela Bach, Investor Manager at HTGF, will participa
 
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21. April 2022
Industrial days at DLR Lampoldshausen
From 20.04.22 – 21.04.22 the Industrial Days of DLR Lampoldshausen will take place. On 21.04.22 from 10:30 – 11:30h Christian Ziach – Senior Investment Manager at HTGF will participate in the “Round Table on Microlaunchers II: Financial situation and opportunities for private investment in space transportation”. Here you can find the link to the event.
 
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12. April 2022
High-Tech Partnering Conference
After two difficult years, it is now time to tackle tomorrow’s challenges. As a corporate decision-maker, this is a major responsibility for you: Are you prepared? Do you have the right innovation strategy for your company? Are you in a position to implement these strategies to meet your targets? The High-Tech Partnering Conference asks the right questions. On 12th April 2022, decision-makers meet with top managers, experts and visionaries. At the same time, we offer a platform for concret
 
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7. April 2022
EIC E-Pitching Event on Telecom, Internet & Media
On April 7, the next EIC E-Pitching event on Telecommunications, Internet and Media will take place. During this event, 6-8 EIC-funded companies will present their solutions to high-profile European investors. All companies are looking for seed to Series A investments and all have already received significant funding from the EIC. Tobias Schulz – Senior Investment Manager at HTGF will sit on the jury. You can find the link to the event here.  
 
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4. April 2022
HTGF Academy Online-Workshop: Get ready for first in human studies – what is needed to get approval for testing in humans
Parexel in cooperation with High-Tech Gründerfonds would like to invite you to our workshop “Get ready for first in human studies – what is needed to get approval for testing in humans”. Date: 06 Apr 2022 4-6pm CET online Agenda: Introduction of all Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)                approx. 1hour Major pitfalls in early (preclinical) Drug Development- reaching first in human trials “Unbeauty” of accelerated pathways Case Studies Parexel Case Studies Your
 
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22. March 2022
ITHM Startup Boards: H+ Digital Health
On 22.03.2022 InsurTech Munich will host the Startup Boards, which are part of the H+ Digital Health program with 20 selected international startups. There, the startups will get the opportunity to present what they have learned around an insurance use case and get feedback from a jury of corporate innovation leaders, VCs, mentors and alumni. On this day, the jury will select the top 8 startups that will be allowed to present at the final showcase. Dr. Julian Zachmann, Investment Manager at HTGF
 
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10. March 2022
Pitch & Pinot: #GreenTech & #ClimateTech
You have an innovative  #GreenTech or #ClimateTech start-up and are looking for investors? Then apply now for our “Pitch & Pinot” powered by Get Started & High Tech Gründerfonds! Get to know ten investors and three delicious wines in a relaxed atmosphere. Just upload your pitch deck – and with a little luck you will be one of ten selected startups at our “Pinot & Pitch” on Thursday, March 10, 2022, starting at 5:00 pm! Each startup will have three minu
 
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9. March 2022
MedTech Pitch Day 2022
MedTechStartups – Take your opportunity and present your technology to leading MedTech investors and corporate decision makers.  👇 The High-Tech Gründerfonds, together with B. Braun Stiftung – der Gesundheit neue Wege bereiten, B. Braun Accelerator, Dräger, Health Innovation Port (HIP) by Philips and Die Techniker, is organizing the 8th MEDTECH PITCH DAY on March 9, 2022. 👩‍🔬🧬 👉 with the participation of: Hadean Ventures, Gilde Healthcare, Panakes Partners, Vesali
 
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3. March 2022
UPTEC Consultant Day
On 03.01.22 from 12:00 – 16:00 the event UPTEC of the Science and Technology Park of University of Porto will take place. Besides start-up pitches, Jakob Lilienweiss – Junior Analyst at HTGF – will present HTGF.
 
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16. February 2022
6th ECP
Since 2017, the ECP 2022 will take place for the sixth time in a row, the Industry Business Speed Dating Event with a focus on sustainability in all industries and applications that have their origins in chemical and biotechnological substances, processes and applications. On 17-Feb-2022 at 11:00am Dr. Nikolaus Raupp, Investment Manager at HTGF, will give a presentation on: „Financing of Chemistry Start-Ups – experiences and examples from four HTGF portfolio companies” More information
 
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11. February 2022
Virtual-Pitch Feedback Session
We are truly delighted to have Johannes Korves, Founder and MD of natif.ai, joining our next Pitch Feedback Session alongside HTGF Investment Manager Kilian von Berlichingen. Johannes convinced us to invest in his new venture and we are not regretting it at all 😉 If you want to get insights from him about what makes a pitch excellent, feel free to sign up to pitch your idea and get feedback. Join us and you’ll get valuable advice not only from our Investment Manager, but also from a foun
 
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8. February 2022
Europe 2022
4 Leading Media – 3 Days – 2 Hubs – 1 Initiative From 07.02. – 09.02.22 Der Tagesspiegel, Die Zeit, Handelsblatt and WirtschaftsWoche join forces and host Europe 2022. On 08.02.22 Dr. Tanja Emmerling – Partner at HTGF will be sitting in the panel “Has Europe Already Fallen Behind In The Unicorn World?”. You can find the link to the registration here.
 
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1. February 2022
Online-Workshop “Financing of Innovative Companies”
On 01.02.22 the online workshop “Financing of Innovative Companies” hosted by BayStartUp will take place. Dr. Katharina Peters – Investment Manager at HTGF – will present HTGF there. Here you can register for the event.
 
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31. January 2022
Pitch Night ECC x Startplatz
On 31.01.22, the Entrepreneurs Club Cologne is organizing a Pitch Night together with Startplatz Köln. There, five participants of the “Startup Academy” of Startplatz will have the opportunity to pitch in front of a jury. Dr. Maurice Kügler from HTGF will be part of the jury. Here you can register for the event.
 
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14. January 2022
Virtual Pitch Feedback Session for Biotech, Pharma and Life Science Start-Ups
Dr. Angelika Vlachou has been investing venture capital in biotech, pharma and life science start-ups for more than 10 years. Over the course of her career, she has managed many transactions ranging from seed-stage venture capital and growth financing to licensing agreements, trade sale transactions and IPOs. Her expertise is also based on her virology-molecular biology research experience. One of her strengths is to combine scientific innovation with commercial potential. She is a valued sparri
 
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11. January 2022
Digital RESI JPM
Digital RESI JPM with Dr. Anke Caßing from HTGF. At Digital RESI JPM, attendees can expect an agenda packed with investor panel discussions, insightful tales from the road from successful entrepreneurs, pitch sessions, educational workshops, and more – all designed to help the early-stage entrepreneur understand their audience and make the connections that best match their product and stage of development. At 11 a.m., Dr. Anke Cassing, Principal at HTGF, will be on the Medical Device Investor
 
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8. December 2021
German Blockchain Award 2021
The German Blockchain Award 2021 was designed by BLOCKROCKET to honour the best early-stage blockchain startups whose focus is in Germany. Which startups can apply for the award? Startups whose primary focus is on the German market, or want to expand their market to Germany. Date: December 8th, 2021, 9:00 AM — 12:00 PM Format: Online talk via Zoom Our CEO Dr. Alex von Frankenberg will participate in the award event. Link to the event can be found here.
 
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8. December 2021
Venture Capital Meet & Greet: HTGF
Venture Capital Meet & Greet with Maurice Kügler from HTGF. Register now! It’s free of charge! Join us on 8th of December 2021 at 16:00 to get to know Maurice Kügler, investment manager at HTGF. If you have a startup and are currently looking for venture capital funding you can also apply for a ten-minute one-on-one with HTGF.
 
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7. December 2021
MedFIT
MedFIT is your opportunity to connect with international key innovators in the MedTech, diagnostic and digital health sectors. As the leading European partnering event, MedFIT provides the ideal environment to help industry players to source early-stage assets, to facilitate the emergence of collaborative projects between big players, public research institutions, start-ups and SMEs, to increase licensing opportunities, to obtain funding and to facilitate market access. Meet Dr. Anke Cassing,
 
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4. December 2021
Entrepreneurial Finance & Venture Capital | Ludwigshafen University
The event on 04.12. 2021 is aimed at students, alumni and academic staff of the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen am Rhein who are interested in Entrepreneurial Finance & Venture Capital. Our colleague Dr. Nikolaus Raupp (Investment Manager) will give a lecture with the topic “Insights into practice from the perspective of a VC investor“. The presentation should last approx. 45-60 min. with subsequent discussion.
 
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3. December 2021
Virtual-Pitch Feedback Session
This month our Investment Manager Kilian von Berlichingen has invited Pascal Klein, Co-Founder of Asana Rebel to our event. With that being said, participants will have a valuable opportunity to present their pitches in 1:2 sessions, and get a feedback from both Investor and Founder perspectives. Please note that the number of paricipants will be limited. ++ First come, first served ++ To book a slot, please: – register to the event: https://forms.gle/mgebgF8eyfCb1eq86 ; – use t
 
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30. November 2021
Workshop “Financing of Innovative Companies”
On November 30th 2021 from 17:00 – 20:00, BayStartUp’s online workshop “Financing Innovative Companies” will take place as a webinar. Gain an in-depth overview of the opportunities and requirements of different types of financing and network! That’s where experts present the most important financing instruments and investors reveal what successful startups do differently. We are happy to announce that our colleague Niels Sharman (Investment Manager) will give a pres
 
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26. November 2021
Academy-Day Idea Phase
The host Science4Life is pleased to announce that Academy-Day Ideas Phase will be held digitally on 26.11.2021. The best teams from the Idea Phase will get the opportunity to prepare for the next competition phase with online coaching and input. On this day, the teams with the best ideas from the fields of life sciences, chemistry and energy will be invited to the digital Academy-Day. Here you will get the chance to share your thoughts and plans in face-to-face meetings with experts. HTGF Partic
 
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24. November 2021
European Innovation Council Summit
The new European Innovation Council, launched in March 2021, celebrates its first Summit on 24-25 November 2021 in Brussels and online. The Summit will attract high-growth European start-ups and innovators, in particular SMEs, researchers, corporates as well as potential investors and venture capitalists. It will provide a unique platform for all the participants to network and make business contacts. The core programme of the event will focus on the EIC (Startup to Scaleup), ecosystem policy an
 
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23. November 2021
4th Edition Tech Tour InvestHorizon
Tech Tour InvestHorizon with Nils Lang from HTGF. On 23.11.21 the 4th Tech Tour InvestmentHorizon will take place. More than 20 companies will pitch and seek investments or strategic partnerships. The event is aimed at founders, investors and corporates from the fields of Healthtech & MedTech, Digital, AI, Software, Cleantech, Energy, Materials and more.
 
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18. November 2021
Pitch & Pinot: Get a taste of Investment
The event is aimed at innovative startups in the field of Industrial Tech / IoT that are looking for investors. “Pitch & Pinot” is operated by Started & High-Tech Gründerfonds! Date: November 18th, 2021 Time: 6pm to 8pm Pitch & Pinot is an invite-only event: deadline for application is October 28, 2021. HTGF Participant: Klaus Lehmann (Partner). Link to the event can be found here.  
 
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17. November 2021
Tech Tour Deep Tech
Tech Tour Deep Tech with Nils Lang from HTGF. At this event 45 companies (hardware, software) in the growth phase will present their company – with the goal of a Series A, B or C financing. The event is aimed at founders, investors and corporates in the field of deep tech innovations.
 
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12. November 2021
Futur@ Marburg 2021
Futura Marburg is considered a startup pitches as well as a central startup and networking event. Since 2018, Futura has been bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, founders and people interested in starting a business. Here you have the opportunity to exchange ideas with other founders and investors, deal-making with leading business companies and get in touch with venture capital & private equity experts. Host: Gerina Venture Catalyst Date: November 12th, 2021 Location: Cineplex Marbu
 
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6. November 2021
German Business Angels Day 2021
The congress “German Business Angels Day 2021” will take place from November 6 until November 10 and offers a packed program with more than 100 speakers – online and on site in Cologne. On November 08, our Managing Director Dr. Alex von Frankenberg will give a keynote on the topic of “IPO”. And all those who want to learn more about seed investments should not miss the keynote by HTGF partner Marco Winzer on November 09. You can get more information about the agenda
 
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5. November 2021
Berlin Science Week
From Innovator to Entrepreneur In a presentation, Dr. Angelika Vlachou, Senior Investment Manager at HTGF will share her experience on “From Innovator to Entrepreneur” and provide answers to the following questions: – How to finance a company in the seed phase, – how to find the right investor and – how to navigate the financing process. Presentation: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on November 6 (Museum für Naturkunde Berlin or via live stream). More information: https://b
 
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4. November 2021
Digital Health Pitch Day
The High-Tech Gründerfonds has teamed up with STARTUP CREASPHERE powered by Plug and Play to bring the healthcare technology of tomorrow to you today. Join us to meet breakthrough technology, inspiring founders, bold visions and corporates taking a stance on how to interact with such an ecosystem. Digital Health Pitch Day is an 1:1 online pitch event , which takes place on November 4th, 2021 from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Stay tuned for a schedule filled with 10 startup pitches, 2 inspiring keynote speak
 
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20. October 2021
High-Tech Summit Closing | bwcon
The High-Tech-Summit will take place this year on October 18 – 20. The program will be opened under the leadership of bwcon. Within the High-Summit program, the program day 3 will take place on 20.10.2021, with focus on the areas Mobilty and Medicine. From 6:00 to 6:30 p.m, you can expect the online closing with the theme “Green & Digital in Moblity & Medicine”. At the closing event, our colleague Daniela Bach (Senior Investment Manager) will give a presentation about t
 
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19. October 2021
Hightech Summit 2021 – Techbreakfast “Venture Capital”
The High-Tech-Summit will take place this year on October 18 – 20th. The event will be newly opened under the leadership of bwcon. As part of the High-Summit program, the Techbreakfast will take place on Oct. 19-2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Hospitalhof in Stuttgart.  Each Techbreakfast is dedicated to a different technology or technology management topic and different use cases will be presented. The event can also be followed online via a livestream. At the Techbreakfast our
 
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18. October 2021
Deep Startup Ecosystem Conference
Deep Startup Ecosystem Conference is a 1-day conference with up to 100 ecosystem leaders, investors, companies and governments. Date: October 8th, 2021 Location: Essen, Germany Dr. Anke Caßing, Principal at HTGF, as a key-note speaker, will be sharing her extensive experience on “16 years of HTGF: Learnings from shaping the German DEEP Tech Ecosystem by bringing together public and private investors“. Link to the event can be found here.
 
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8. October 2021
Entrepreneurship School 2021 | PFH Göttingen
The PFH Entrepreneurship School Workshop is aimed at students, alumni and academic staff of the PFH and the entire university region of Southern Lower Saxony who have innovative ideas for founding a growth-oriented company. As part of the program, Day 2 will take place on 08.10.2021 with a focus on financing including venture capital, start-up management, offline marketing, soft skills training, business model development, speed pitch and fireside evening with experienced entrepreneurs as well a
 
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5. October 2021
SACHS 8th Annual HealthTech Investment Forum
The 8th Annual HealthTech Investment Forum (HTIF), hosted by Sachsforum will take place on the 5th – 6th of October 2021  – part of the digital Sachs Autumn Life Sciences Week, which also incorporates the 21st Annual Biotech in Europe Forum. The event format is digital and if possible hybrid, please wait until further information. The main programme for the 8th Annual HTIF takes place throughout 2 days (5th-6th of October) and will include HealthTech Innovation Day, focusi
 
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5. October 2021
Tech Tour Alpine Venture Academy
The Canton of Vaud and Tech Tour continue the successful series of the Tech Tour Alpine program and present the 9th edition of the leading investment program in the Alpine region! By participating, you will secure growth, exchange international contacts and build long-term relationships with some of the most active investors and entrepreneurs in the digital, health and sustainability sectors. As part of the program, the Online Venture Academy will take place on October 5-6, 2021. HTGF Participan
 
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1. October 2021
Startup Academy: Funding Opportunities and Investments | Postdam Science Park
Financing is one of the biggest challenges for a start-up founder. The workshop gives an overview of the possibilities between public funding and venture capital. The workshop is aimed towards people from the Potsdam Science Park (host) as well as startups, universities and non-university research institutions placed in Postdam. Date: 01.10.2021 Time: 10:00 – 14:00 Event Language: English Format: online, with different modules, interactive exercises, sufficient breaks and different modalit
 
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1. October 2021
BioRiver Boost! 2021 | BioRiver – Life Science in Rheinland e.V.
As part of the BioRiver Boost! 2021, founders will present their technologies for the 8th time and face the questions of the expert jury. Eight selected start-up projects from biotechnology and life sciences from Germany and neighboring EU countries can be expected. In the Reverse Pitch Session, participants will hear presentations from industry. This session will focus on the innovation fields of Scientific Bioprocessing and Evotec as well as Bayer, Qiagen and Miltenyi Biotec. The final award c
 
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1. October 2021
Virtual Pitch Feedback Session
We are ready to share our expertise with you! Come and participate in our virtual 1:1 pitch session and get early feedback from one of our Investment Managers. You can ask all the questions you might have, such as… What information is most relevant for an investor? How to present your information appropriately? How to improve your presentation skills? What information should be added in case you would have had 10-20 minutes? …and any other questions you might have on your mind! To book
 
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30. September 2021
6. Life Science Pitch Day 2021
You are a life science start-up and would like to present your company to leading life science investors and corporate decision-makers? Then you’ve come to the right place! On 30.09.2021 the Life Science Pitch Day 2021 will take place in Munich. An event by investors and corporates for founders! Apply until 10.09.2021 with your non-confidential pitch deck at lifescience-pitchday@htgf.de. We are looking forward to an exciting day with all participants and our special guest Ingmar Hoerr, fou
 
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14. September 2021
CyberOne High-Tech Award 2021 | bwcon
The award is the official state prize of Baden-Württemberg. It is organized by the Baden-Württemberg: Connected e.V. business initiative. (bwcon) together with its partner state campaign Startup-BW, which is supported by the Ministry of Economics, Labor and Housing Baden-Württemberg. HTGF participant in the jury: Dr. Alex von Frankenberg (CEO) Link to the event or registration can be found here.
 
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13. September 2021
RESI Partnering Week | Life Science Nation
Life Science Nation (LSN) is bringing back Redefining Early Stage Investments Partnering Week (RPW), a 1-week partnering event on September 13-17th, 2021. Format: digital This time, RESI Partnering Week will host three digital partnering conferences: Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI), RESI AI, and RESI Longevity. These  conferences function as an early-stage fundraising trifecta, giving start ups opportunities to network with investors and strategic partners based on product fit and s
 
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13. July 2021
Pitch- and Network-Event | PALATINA BA Rhein-Neckar e.V.
The purpose of the association is to promote a regional business angels culture by building a business angels network. Founders and members want to raise awareness that the promotion of innovative and young companies and business ideas is essential for the economic and intellectual future. Since September 2020, PALATINA BA Rhein-Neckar e.V. has held 8 pitch events and presented about 40 startups. The next online event (via ZOOM) is: DI, 13.7.2021, start 18:00. HTGF presentation will be made by o
 
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30. June 2021
Workshop “Financing of Innovative Companies” | BayStartUP
The event “Financing of Innovative Companies” is organized by BayStartUp in the form of a digital workshop. A great opportunity for young innovative companies to link the most important funding and investor contacts. You need to register for the workshop. Date: 30.06.2021  Time: 17:00 to 20:00 Our pleasure to actively participate in the event. HTGF presenter: Daniela Bach (Senior Investment Manager) Link to the online webshop can be found here.  
 
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25. June 2021
VCC Investment Cup | HHL
The VCC Investment Cup: On June 25-26, the flagship event, the VCC Investment Cup will take place. The VCC Investment Cup is Germany’s first VC Case Competition, where teams from different business schools compete against each other. In the first step, the teams analyze three given markets and pitch to the “investor” jury which of the markets they think is most interesting for VC investments. In the second step, the teams receive three start-up pitch decks for the selected mark
 
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25. June 2021
3rd KBIC Global Webinar
The 3rd KBIC Global Webinar will revolve around the topic of German Ecosystem and Collaboration Opportunities, in the form of a webinar/panel discussion with the main topics of MedTech, Germany & Japan Collaboration, Ecosystem. The event will be hosted in English and Japanese. Organizer: Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation in Kobe (FBRI) Co-organizer: City of Kobe Supported by: Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), Life Science Innovation Network Japan (Link-J). Date and time: Fri
 
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24. June 2021
GreenVentureForum 2021| BAND
The GreenVentureForum 2021 is organized by pro Ruhrgebiet e.V. Essen and the Kompetenznetzwerk Umweltwirtschaft.NRW, Düsseldorf. BAND is a cooperation partner and organizes the pitches. NRW Environment Minister Ursula Heinen-Esser will open the event: the exclusive high-level matching event for green start-ups from North Rhine-Westphalia. Date: 24.06.2021 Time: 16:00 to 19:00 HTGF participant in the jury: Dr. Maximilian Bock (Investment Manager). Link to the event can be found here.
 
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22. June 2021
Ignition Demo Night | Digihub Düsseldorf/Rheinland
With the 5-month Ignition Accelerator program, powered by Digihub Düsseldorf, young startups get supported in developing their digital products and enjoy benefits such as coworking spaces, coaching, events and network access. The program ends with a pitch party where teams pitch for more funding for their production. The Ignition Demo Night event will take place digitally via Youtube Live on June 22nd starting at 5pm! HTGF participant in the jury: Mr. Christian Arndt (Senior Investment Manager)
 
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21. June 2021
Investor Week 2021
Meet us at the Investor Week 2021 from June, 21st till June,25th. Get inspired and connect with international investors that foster tech innovation & new business models in various ecosystems. Vector Venture Capital and acitoflux host the Investor Week.io to strengthen and build an international investor community. We are happy to contribute our share to this community by coming on stage with a keynote about Seed funding of tech startups HTGF Speaker: Olaf Joeressen (Senior Investment Manage
 
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17. June 2021
10. Global Navigation meets Geoinformation | cesah GmbH, ESA/ESOC
The annual conference Global Navigation meets Geoinformation is back, this year as an online event. The event includes exciting panel discussions, a live broadcast from the European Satellite Control Center ESOC and presentations on current topics in the fields of satellite navigation and Earth observation. In addition, participants will be informed about the two innovation competitions “Galileo Masters” and “Copernicus Masters“. Date: 17.06.2021 Time: 9:00 to 13:00 Parti
 
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17. June 2021
Innovationstag Mittelstand | BMWi
This year, the Innovation Day for SMEs of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) will be a digital edition showcase of successful innovations and information platform for innovative SMEs. A number of diverse highlights are planned for this purpose on 17.06.2021: A comprehensive range of information will provide information on the broad spectrum of the BMWi’s SME-oriented innovation funding “From the Idea to Market Success“, participants will be able to exch
 
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15. June 2021
Franken Finance Festival | Medical Valley
In the event Franken Finance Festival 2021 organized by Medical Valley, all relevant questions of startups/founders related to the topic of finance will be answered. Startups will be informed about different financing models and startup projects. Topics: Financing, Digital Nomads Additional workshops: “Legal & Tax” and “Intellectual Property” Date: 15.06.2021 Time: 08:30 to 17:15 Speaker and consultant from HTGF: Kay G. Balster (Principal/Authorized representative) Li
 
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15. June 2021
ACHEMA Live-Event | DECHEMA e.V.
ACHEMA Pulse: digital live event with key notes, live interviews, roundtable discussions on various topics and visionary presentations on three live stages. The program will be conducted in English. The ACHEMA Pulse Live program is hosted by ACHEMA. The program offers all participants the opportunity to discuss innovative solutions and exchange ideas. Date: June 15-16, 2021 ACHEMA Founders Award Session will be held on June 15, 2021 from 9:20 to 13:00 from a Live Stage. HTGF will actively partic
 
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10. June 2021
nexmart Hub | Start-up Pitch Event for the construction industry
The Startup Pitch event, hosted by nexmart Hub, offers a “platform” for all startups to network with stakeholders. Date: 10.06.2021 Time: 11:00 – 13:00 Starting at 13:00: Networking 1:1 video calls between selected startups and manufacturers. Start-ups must be “qualified” for the 1:1 face-to-face conversations at the pitch tables by being able to answer an impulse question in advance by the interviewers. HTGF is pleased to announce that we will actively participate
 
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9. June 2021
Futuresax | Finanzierung-Konkret: Contents and negotiation of participation agreements
Within the format of the futureSAX-Finanzierung Konkret, our colleague, Dr. Ulrich Schmitt (Senior Investment Manager) will give a talk about the various possible components of an investment contract and contract types for investment documentation. In addition, he will give an overview of which types of contracts belong to the participation documentation, as well as the usual market structuring options for the conditions and the rights and obligations. Date: 09.06.2021 Time: 15:00 to 16:00 Link
 
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8. June 2021
EIC E-Pitching Semiconductors & Quantum Computing
The European Innovation Council would want to invite all eligible startups to participate in the monthly EIC ePitching with investors. This edition will focus on semiconductors and quantum computing and will be held online. A limited number of EIC-funded SMEs will have the chance to present their innovative solutions to a panel of investors during the online event. Date: 08.06.2021 Jury Investors from HTGF: Olaf Joeressen (Senior Investment Manager) Gregor Haidl (Senior Investment Manager) Lin
 
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8. June 2021
Pitch & Pinot: Age Tech
 “Pitch & Pinot” powered by Get Started, High Tech Gründerfonds, Q Hub & The Senovation Award! Focus: AgeTech Date: 08.06.2021 Time: 18:00 to 20:15 The chance for startups to meet ten investors and three delicious wines in a casual atmosphere. Each startup will have three minutes for their pitch, followed by one minute Q&A by the investors. HTGF participant in the jury: Dr. Anke Caßing (Principal/Authorized representative). Link to the event can be found here. Deadline
 
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4. June 2021
Workshop “Marketing & Sales for Start-ups”
EXIST workshops serve the purpose of exchanging ideas and experiences in start-up consulting at universities. Event on 04.06.2021 is the 23rd Founder’s Talk for all teams funded with EXIST Research Transfer. The start-up talk is part of EXIST research transfer projects, where the project leaders and team members of the funded projects can inform about relevant topics of start-up business. The online event focuses on questions from the topic area “Marketing & Sales for Start-ups&#
 
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3. June 2021
Startup Safari Mitteldeutschland
On 03.06.2021, Startup SAFARI Mitteldeutschland , Imkubator Gründerservice (Ilmenau University of Technology) together with the startup network SAXEED (involved the two TUs Chemnitz and Freiberg) will organize an online session (from 18:00 to 19:00) on the topic “DeepTech Startups: Ways from the university and support possibilities”. Afterwards, starting at 7pm, there will be a discussion/roundtable with the title “Ready for taking off: what do investors want from deeptech st
 
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26. May 2021
Kickstart International Program
“Kickstart International” offers a new opportunity for founders to prepare for international expansion at an early stage and to acquire the necessary knowledge and tools. Free program, run by German Accelerator. German Accelerator supports German startups with high potential in successfully entering the US and Asian markets. Program participants are also supported in making critical decisions when it comes to business model and products and get prepared for a siginificant growth in t
 
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2. March 2021
MedTech Pitch Day 2021
You are a founder in the field of medical technology and would like to present your company to investors and corporates? Or you would like to present your innovation in the field of Digital Health/AI to a curious audience? Then you have come to the right place! On 02.03.2021 the MedTech Pitch Day will take place online. An event by investors and corporates for founders! Initiators and hosts are the B. Braun Foundation, Dräger, the Techniker Krankenkasse, the Philips Health Innovation Port (HIP)
 
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8. February 2021
PlanB Founder’s Competition
Starting in May, the best “green” business ideas will be sought Start-up competition PlanB Biobased.Business.Bavaria supports biobased ideas For the fourth time already, the cleverest “green” business ideas are being sought and awarded prizes in the PlanB start-up competition. Participants have a good chance of winning one of the attractive cash and non-cash prizes. The prerequisite for participation is a business idea for biobased products, processes, technologies or ser
 
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28. September 2020
START-UP-DAYS 2020
Are you interested in start-up topics? Or do you already have a vague business idea in mind? Perhaps you have already founded a company, but still have open questions? No matter if you are just starting out or already active on the market, the Start-up Days are just right for you. Be there in Bonn on September 28 and 29, 2020, when the four major non-university research institutions – the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Helmholtz Association, the Leibniz Association and the Max Planck Society
 
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26. May 2020
Cyber One Businessplan-Competition
The new application phase of the CyberOne Hightech Award runs until 26 May 2020! Till May 26, 2020, young technology start-ups from Baden-Württemberg with innovative business concepts can once again apply for the CyberOne Hightech Award. In the three categories Industrial Technologies, Life Science & Health Care and ICT & Media and Creative Industries, the finalists will each receive high cash and attractive material prizes as well as access to a unique network of potential investors an
 
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7. February 2020
Pitch Feedback Session
This is your chance to get early feedback on what is already great and where you can improve your 5 minutes pitch. You can ask us all the questions you might have, such as … – Which information is the most relevant for an investor? – What is a good way to show your information? – How can you improve your presentation skills? – What do you add in case you have 10 or even 20 minutes? … and all other questions you might have in mind! We are meeting your team 1:1 on a
 
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10. Saarland Pitch 2022
On July 13, 2022 the 10th edition of the Saarland Pitchday of  Saarbrücken University will take place. From 16:00h to 18:00h, ten technology-oriented start-ups and young companies will demonstrate their pitch qualities. In addition, various speakers will give keynote speeches on interesting topics. Tobias Schulz, Principal at HTGF, will participate in the Pitchday. Click here to visit the event website.