atec'19 - Aachen Technology and Entrepreneurship Conference 2019

hosted by RWTH Innovation & digitalHUB Aachen

SuperC Aachen (Templergraben 57)

Start: Monday, 28 Oct 2019 12:00

End: Monday, 28 Oct 2019 22:00

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    #atec19 - Aachen Technology and Entrepreneurship Conference 2019

    The conference for Digitalization, Technology and Entrepreneurship. This year's topic:
    "PARTNERING VIA ACADEMIA - HOW TO CONNECT CORPORATES WITH UNIVERSITY STARTUPS?"

    -> https://www.atec-aachen.de/

    The RWTH recently won a major grant by the state of NRW for its vision to create the "Exzellenz Start-up Center". Based on this platform, we want to redefine university partnerships. Discuss with us the merits of RWTH's corporate partnerships and how universities can better connect their Spin-outs with partners to further accelerate them.

    The atec offers a unique exchange platform to companies, founders, scientists and highly qualified students every year. As the largest conference for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the region, the atec is jointly hosted by the Start-up Center of RWTH Innovation of Aachen University and the digitalHUB Aachen. As in previous years, the day begins with an Investors & Startup Speed-dating, where founders from the RWTH environment meet high-profile investors. The adjoining atec-conference will include various lectures by renowned company representatives and entrepreneurs, plus a panel discussion. Throughout the day, participants are offered opportunities for informal exchange on the premises of the SuperC building.

     

    atec'19 Speakers and Participants:

    • Henrike Luszick (CEO of Bridgemaker)
    • Frank Thelen (CEO of Freigeist Capital & Investor known from the TV format "Die Höhle der Löwen")
    • Dr. Alexander von Frankenberg (CEO of High-Tech Gründerfonds)
    • Dr. Casimir Ortlieb (CEO of e.GO Digital)
    • Niels Eldering (Head of Space Solutions, Innovation and Ventures Office at the European Space Agency)
    • Moritz Koch (Handelsblatt Author)
    • Dr. Nils Eiteneyer (Head of New Ventures at FOND OF)
    • Dr. Oliver Grün (Founder of GRÜN Software AG & President of digitalHUB Aachen and BITMi)
    • Prof. Malte Brettel (Vice-Rector for Industry and Business Relations at RWTH Aachen & Head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group (WIN) & Head of RWTH Innovation)
    • Various Venture Capital and Private Equity Investors (Earlybird, Lakestar, Capital300, Tengelmann Ventures, S-UBG and others)
    • Various Corporate Partners
       

    Agenda

    • 10:00pm - Investor Speeddating (only for registered Investors & Startups)
    • 12:00pm - Official Doors Opening
    • 12:30pm - Start of the Conference (Multiple Speaches, Panel Discussion, Startup Pitches)
    • 07:00pm - Networking Dinner and Get Together with Drinks and Music

     

    Questions? Contact us via: atec@gruenderzentrum.rwth-aachen.de

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