CORPORATE – Gateway to Innovation & Startups

Are you interested in staying competitive in your sector by launching innovative products and services? Would you like to acquire innovation elements from outside-in, in order to complement and extend your in-house R&D and innovations?

Then become a Munich Network member and benefit from:

  • Easy matchmaking with a qualified dealflow of the most relevant innovative technology startups from around the world.
  • Network with our community of innovation managers from the Germany’s best industry corporates innovation providers.
  • Stay up to date what’s happening in the industrial innovation with our workshops from experts, conferences and events.

Our Services

Innovation Scouting & Sourcing

Turnkey service for sourcing, qualification and matchmaking with international tech startups either exclusively or in a joint project with other industry players.

Innovation Networking Events

Meeting point for all innovation networkers. We created different event formats for the informal peer-to-peer exchange within our community of corporate industry members to gain best practice and insights on how to collaborate successfully with startups in order to developing sustainable growth.

Innovation Peer Meetings

Exclusive round table for Innovation Managers to exchange in a trustful environment, share their experiences, perspectives on current challenges and lessons learned in Innovation Management.


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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