STARTUP – Gateway to the best of German industry

We offer you the unique opportunity to present your company to our network of best German industry corporates the Munich Network members. Whether you’re looking for a corporate partner for a POC or MVP project, a R&D collaboration or any kind of industry collaboration for scaling, we’re here to help! We offer you various application and pitch opportunities throughout our well known programs Venture Forum, Technology Partnering, Innovation Forum and Networking Events. For all mentioned activities, we select the most interesting startup-profiles that match our network’s tech interests and requirements and where appropriate, enable a connection.

Opportunities for Startups


With we are addressing tech startups from Europe, Israel and abroad with B2B, B2B2C applications in serving the industry in fulfilling the ESG criterias based on latest technologies like AI, Big Data, Blockchain, Neuronal Networks, Sensors & Actuators, Quantum Computing etc. and/or offering a proven business models in Circular Economy, Xaas, Platform, etc. Your company is just right if you can already proof the functionality of your solution, looking for venture capital/strategic investment, customers or partners for joint pilot projects or development cooperation.

Join Airbus and the World Economic Forum at the sustainable mobility challenge 2021

You have a ground breaking idea how to change the way we think mobility today towards zero or even negative emissions? Seize the opportunity to let the world know about it together with Airbus and the World Economic Forum.

Startup submissions are open: Apply for inno4X

inno4X is the meeting point and platform to promote and exchange on collaborative innovation. Present yourself and your company on the stage and at the Innovation Fair and get in touch with innovation managers of leading technology companies from all industries, serial entrepreneurs, VC investors and successful entrepreneurs.

B2B hardware startups

The Fasttrack batch #3 offers the opportunity to start pilot projects with the 3 German mittelstand companies Max Aicher Group, Hirschvogel Automotive Group & Hoerbiger. We are looking for B2B high-tech hardware startups from any founding stage. Learn more or click on button below.

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Startup Award Digital Energy

This year’s Startup Award on our Digital Energy Innovation Forum 2019 will honour the startup with the most promising innovation and disruptive solution with high growth potential and a plausible business model in the 3 categories “Digital Energy Industry”, “Energy in Real Estate Industry” and “Energy in Mobility Industry”.

Best of Lithuania

Together with Enterprise Lithuania, we’re scouting Lithuanian tech-startups to pitch their product and have B2B meetings with large German industry corporates such as Bosch, Audi, Siemens, Airbus, Roche and others. Apply if your solution is in the field of AI, Blockchain, Laser tech, Sensorics and more.

KÄRNTEN Startup2Industry

Opportunity for Austrian startups only!
Together with the Wirtschaftskammer Kärnten (WKO) we’re looking for innovative startups in the fields of logistics, AR / VR for industry solutions, Robotics, intelligent materials & more. Apply to pitch your idea to our leading German industry players!

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!

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traffiX + logistiX Innovation Award 2019

The traffiX + logistiX Innovation Award 2019 honors the one startup which will replace todays traffic and logistic by providing groundbreaking technological innovation.
Therefore, we are looking for startups which are able to satisfy user demands better by either working more efficient, by offering a more environmentally friendly solution and a higher monetary value to the customer. It´s up to you if it is operating on the road, on rails, at sea, in the air or in space.

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!

Digital Energy

Digital Energy Innovation Award 2018

We are happy to invite you to apply for our upcoming Digital Energy Innovation Award that we proudly present with Fraunhofer and Fraunhofer Energy Alliance at the Digital Energy Innovation Forum 2018!



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.


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.

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.

For detailed information please contact

Senior Project Manager Innovation Scouting & Sourcing

Email | +49-89-630253-47