Innovation Scouting & Sourcing

With our Innovation Scouting & Sourcing we offer a turnkey service for scouting, sourcing and matchmaking with tech startups from around the world. Tailored for established technology corporations, our service finds the best-in-class innovation providers to exactly meet your individual innovation demands. We are globally networked and directly and personally connected with more than 650 Startup Hubs worldwide in 50 countries. Have a look at the video to find out more.

Your benefits:

  • Increase your speed of innovation.
  • Save your own resources.
  • Limit your risk.
  • Discover emerging industry trends.
  • Discover unique talents with new competencies.
  • Rely on professional services for startup scouting, sourcing, and qualifying.
  • Interact with pre-briefed startups.
  • Expand your innovation network.
Audi AG
Baltech AG
Bryan Garnier & Co.
Biopark Regensburg GmbH
BioVariance GmbH
baimos technologies GmbH
baramundi Software AG
Baiersdorf AG
Brainloop AG
Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG
collaboration Factory AG
coneva GmbH
Dr. Wieselhuber & Partner GmbH
Dt. Invest Capital Partners
EGORA Holding GmbH
Emperra GmbH
Equinix GmbH
Ernst & Young GmbH
Fraunhofer Energie
Fraunhofer ISE
Gate Garching
Hawe Hydraulik SE
Hillert und Co.
Hirschvogel Automotive Group
Infineon Technologies AG
Innovation Centrer Denmark
Inheco Industrial Heating & Cooling GmbH
Kratzer Automation AG
Knorr Bremse
Koppermann Computersysteme GmbH
Lauterbach GmbH
Linde AG
Linova Software GmbH
LM Audit und Tax GmbH
Menlo Systems GmbH
Metropolregion Muenchen
MTU Aero Engines AG
nextnano GmbH
Pinsent Masons Germany LLP
Primus Delphi Group
Rheinmetall Automotive GmbH
Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Softing Industrial Automation GmbH
Schlegel Simulation GmbH
Siemens AG
ServiceFactum GmbH
smartblue AG
SpaceNet AG
Techpilot - DynamicMarkets GmbH
tracekey solutions GmbH
Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG
TeamFON GmbH
Uniscon GmbH
Zühlke Engineering GmbH

Successful ‘Innovation Scouting & Sourcing’ project references

Canadian Technology Accelerator AutoTech 2021/2022

Helping Canadian businesses expand into global technology markets. Munich Network supported the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) AutoTech 2021/2022 led by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and the Canadian Consulate in Munich. The CTA AutoTech effort is a top level initiative to support eight outstanding Canadian automotive startups seeking Proof-of-concept projects with the German OEM’s and Tier 1s. In this context, Munich Network set up a mentorship & workshop program and organised a Pitch Day for our innovation community.

Schaeffler Venture

Schaeffler Venture Forum 2019


Bring your ideas to life at Venture Forum 2019: Mobility X – Hardware Meets Software with Schaeffler! Schaeffler is one of the most successful automotive and industrial suppliers in the world and is looking forward to partnering with startups with outstanding technologies and strong innovations that will help shape “Mobility for Tomorrow.” Don’t miss the opportunity to work with the best!

Schaeffler Technology Partnering 2019

Schaeffler Technology Partnering Asia/Pacific 2019


Bring your ideas to life at Technology Partnering Asia/Pacific 2019 – Robotics meets urban mobility with Schaeffler! Schaeffler Asia/Pacific owns the global lead for R&D for robotics and urban mobility within Schaeffler and is looking forward to collaborating with the most innovative startups operating in the Asia/Pacific region. Don’t miss the opportunity to work with the best!



The six companies Festo, Kärcher, SICK, SEW-EURODRIVE, TRUMPF and Carl Zeiss are joining forces to reach out to the best startups worldwide. Their goal: Optimizing their HR and Procurement Processes using outstanding technologies. You think your startup will change the future in one of our focus areas? Then proof your service or product and get in touch with six potential costumers.

Brose Technology Partnering

Realize your ideas and solutions at Brose. The family-owned company continues to set standards with innovative mechatronic systems and components. That is why they are always looking for new solutions that increase driving comfort, safety and efficiency.

BSH InnoSlam 2018

Your company already offers innovative solutions for the kitchen and home of the future? Or you want to break new ground by conquering the home appliances market alongside a strong corporate partner? BSH Home Appliances Group is offering the most promising start-ups a platform to set a collaboration with Europe’s largest manufacturer of home appliance.

Tuev Sued AI

Let’s put AI to work

TÜV SÜD, IBM and Munich Network invite you to join the summit meeting of a special kind in Munich. Successful and experienced entrepreneurs from industry, economy and politics will meet to exchange experiences with aspiring young entrepreneurs.


If you are part of a startup that offers a solution in the field of Industry 4.0 and you are looking for the opportunity to prove and/or further develop your technology or solution in a 3-month supported and mentored pilot project, then this could be the start of something big.


Audi Technology Partnering

Audi Electronics Venture, a fully owned Audi subsidiary, and its affiliated companies are looking for partnering with highly ambitious innovation providers that aim at starting a collaboration with the AEV family and becoming a relevant player in the automotive industry worldwide.

Schaeffler Venture Forum 2018

Become a significant part of the New Mobility Paradigm – Start your valuable collaboration with Schaeffler!

Rheinmetall Automotive Venture Forum 2018

Submissions for the Rheinmetall Automotive Venture Forum, adressing startups that deliver innovative solutions answering future mobility challenges, are now open!

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Ernst & Young GmbH

For detailed information please contact

Vera Mauermann
Senior Project Manager Innovation Scouting & Sourcing

Email | +49-89-630253-47