With ‘Startups’ we mean already founded young companies with focus on creating breakthrough technology innovations using new technologies and providing disruptive solutions to large enterprises. We expect that relevant startups have reached the technical maturity of the solution can be proven in form of a functioning prototype and / or minimum proof of concept.

Startups gain unique value from Munich Network through:


Great opportunities for recognition and awards in our Innovation Forum Events.

Expert coaching on effective presentation of their business and technology to potential Innovation Consumers and Innovation Enablers.

Various excellent platforms to present their breakthrough innovations to Innovation Consumer and Innovation Enablers.

Face-to-face contact to decision makers from established enterprises and investors.

So startups benefit as Munich Networker through a unique platform for presentation and a direct business dialog with relevant Innovation Consumers interested in their innovative product/service, and with Innovation Enablers interested in offering venture investments and support services.

Current Opportunities for Startups

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!

Application Deadline: June 16, 2019

Former Opportunities for Startups

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!

Application Deadline: April 14, 2019

traffiX + logistiX

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.

Application Deadline: March 24, 2019



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.

Application Deadline: January 20, 2019

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!

Application Deadline: October 14, 2018

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.

Application Deadline: October 14, 2018

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.

Application Deadline: October 10, 2018

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.

Are you ready to join us?

Application Deadline: September 9, 2018


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.

Application Deadline: September 2, 2018