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30th of September 2022
Messe Stuttgart

Start-up BW Summit 2022

The Start-up BW Summit is the highlight event of Start-up BW - the start-up campaign of Baden-Württemberg.

At the Start-up BW Summit start-ups, accelerators and ecosystems, corporates and SMEs, VCs and business angels from Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe and the world will meet to pitch, network, exchange ideas and learn from each other.

In addition to exhibition areas for start-ups and start-up ecosystems, AI initiatives and corporates the Start-up BW Summit offers a VC Lounge for investment meetings as well as a pitch competition and a varied conference program with the participation of top politicians.

This year’s Start-up BW Summit is strongly focusing on artificial intelligence and will be organized in cooperation with the Tübingen AI Center, one of Germany's six national AI centers of excellence. It will take place at the Landesmesse Stuttgart.

The first start-ups have applied with more to come!

The first phase of our application process for the Start Up BW Summit this September has begun. Many start-ups have already joined in from seven different technology fields including AI and IT Security. Our application process will still be open until June 20, 2022, and allow additional start-ups to reserve an exhibition spot.

Start-ups can apply now!

150 to 200 selected technology-oriented start-ups from the B-to-B sector are given the opportunity to present their start-up with an exhibition stand at this summit.

Take the chance, become part of THE start-up LÄND at this year's Start-up BW Summit and apply for an exhibition stand in the following industry and technology fields: 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Energy & Environment
  • E-Services & FinTech
  • Life Sciences & MedTech
  • Manufacturing & Mobility
  • Social Innovation & GovTech
  • Software & IT Security


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Our pitchdeck

Unfortunately, the application phase for start-ups is over. Thank you for your interest!

Registration Ecosystems and Initiatives

We reserved some special limited places for ecosystems and AI initiatives from all over the world. The costs for the stand depend on the stand type. You can choose between a small and a large exhibition package.

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Our Pitchdeck

Booths for ecosystems and initiatives are sold out. Thank you for your interest!

Registration Investors and Corporates

We have reserved a special area for the matchmaking between investors, corporates and start-ups. The Investor and Corporate Lounge is a quiet area with seating and meeting corners for short meetings.

Last call for registrations until August 31st

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Our pitchdeck

Interested? Become part of the Investor and Corporate Lounge

Exhibit as an investor and corporate

We are looking forward to meeting you in person at this year’s Start-up BW Summit!

Are there any questions? Feel free to contact us.

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