Business Meets Innovation 2022, applications are open for AHK Italien's start-up contest


The initiative fosters the matching between the innovation demand of top players in the German-Italian business community and the innovative solutions from start-ups.

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Applications continue for Business Meets Innovation, the 2022 startup contest of the German-Italian Chamber of Commerce (AHK Italien) opened on July 7 with the aim of offering concrete opportunities for young innovative Italian companies to collaborate with various German-Italian industry giants.

In September, a second tranche of in-depth webinars will be held (in Italian language) on each of the technology challenges launched by the four top players: Boehringer Ingelheim, Robert Bosch, Italcementi and Siemens. Below are the dates of the online appointments:

Start-ups, innovative SMEs, spin-offs and research groups will then have until October 12 to submit their technological proposals in response to the challenges launched by the Top Players. This will be followed by a session of individual pitches to select the winners of each challenge, who will then be awarded at the Winners' Night, the final evening of the contest, during which the overall winner of the 2022 edition, the Overall Winner!

To participate in the in-depth webinars and submit your proposals, you can register on this form