HD Vision Systems is the VISION Start-up of 2020 // Viewers convinced by the topic of „Light field and Deep Learning-based Machine Vision“
What makes the Israeli innovation ecosystem so unique? How can German companies from the machine making industry sector start a fruitful cooperation with Israeli start-ups and innovators? We will get to the bottom of these questions in the BMWi's hybrid innovation tour, which will last several months. Join us and meet startups exclusively selected to match your requirements.
Together with VDMA Machine Vision and VDMA Startup-Machine, VISION, the world's leading trade fair for machine vision, is calling on start-ups from the machine vision industry to apply for this year's VISION Start-up Pitch Session on 11 November.
Mechanical engineering and start-ups are working together more and more frequently - and with success: Three out of five start-up cooperations in the mechanical engineering sector are sustainably successful. However, this is far from exhausting all potential. The new study "Strong together" by VDMA and UnternehmerTUM reveals obstacles to cooperation and identifies strategies that mechanical engineering companies can use to increase their chances of successful cooperation with start-ups.
Six young companies beat more than 50 applicants in the "Startup Speed Pitch". VDMA Startup-Machine awards a prize to the young company with the greatest potential for the mechanical engineering industry.
Gain inspiration, learn methods and techniques and network & exchange: During the Ecosystem Tour "Intrapreneurship" you will learn in a hands-on workshop how you can use the innovative power of your employees to launch strategically promising innovations bottom-up: on September 2nd and 3rd in Berlin.
The world's biggest industrial event is turning into the digital stage for the tech start-up scene. Experience promising young companies at the Startup Pitch Competition on July 15 at the HANNOVER MESSE Digital Days. Find out live which startup will win the VDMA Startup Award and who will receive the "Best Pitch" prize.
On the trail of the global AI start-up scene: In our new start-up radar we take a look at the trend topics "artificial intelligence" and "machine vision" and analyse the international start-up landscape for relevant trends and contacts for the mechanical engineering industry. Find out what our new Startup Radar is all about and explore the initial results of the project.
Success through "intrapreneurship": Those who use the innovative power of their employees to launch strategically promising innovations in an agile way ensure the future viability of their company. You can find out how you can benefit from this in the Ecosystem Journey by VDMA Startup-Machine and Axel Springer hy on September 2 and 3 in Berlin - mark your calendar and save your place now!
Whether physical or virtual - our startups have a lot to show. See for yourself what our 20 selected young companies would have presented to you at the joint stand of the VDMA Startup-Machine in the Startup-Hub of Hanover Fair. We hope you enjoy exploring our virtual Network Park and discovering exciting startups!
Great challenges require great commitment - this motto was followed by 28,000 volunteers who, in 48 hours, developed 1,500 solutions to the social and economic challenges of Covid-19 in the first virtual hackathon under the patronage of the German government. This has also resulted in solutions that address the current challenges facing the mechanical and plant engineering industry. Now our commitment as an industry is called for in the further development!
Meeting the challenges of Covid-19 with startup innovations - this is the motto of a new pro bono platform that brings together established companies and startups to solve business challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. This also has potential for the mechanical and plant engineering industry - which is why VDMA Startup-Machine supports the initiative as a partner.
The general conditions due to SARS-2 / CoViD19 have changed so dramatically on 15.03. that we have to reschedule the event. We will catch up with the following highlights: Foresight as a corporate strategy at Greiner, BMBF biologisation of technology, new study of the University of St. Gallen, start-up talks, digitization of the VDMA trend radar and speaker of the expert group VDMA Corporate Foresight: new election
Startups are realizing the vision associated with 5G already today: Reason enough for VDMA Startup Machine to bring twenty promising startups to the 5G CMM Expo (08.-10.09.2019) to demonstrate which new solutions based on the key technology 5G could become possible in the future.
5G and connected, mobile machines are becoming a trend topic for industry. Reason enough for Deutsche Messe to launch the 5G CMM Expo, which already today presents groundbreaking applications and promotes the implementation of the topic. Startups, which are regarded as drivers of the connected, mobile world, are essential here. VDMA Startup-Machine invites startups and corporates to exchange ideas at the 5G CMM EXPO and jointly design the future.
Startups conquer EMO Hannover: With the international start-up hub young tech enterprises, EMO offers a home for promising young companies that are just waiting to spur on the metalworking industry with their services. Of course we are happy to get involved: As a young-tech-enterprises partner, VDMA Startup-Machine presents top young companies from the VDMA network.
With the VDMA Startup-Radar, VDMA Startup-Machine now supports members even better in screening global startup trends and finding suitable cooperation partners from the international startup scene. The Startup-Radar is available for download exclusively for members.
Highlight topics on foresight as a corporate strategy: leap innovations, trend radar for professional education, trend prioritization for the next trend maps and new global start-up radar. We bring together innovation managers, foresighters, trend analysts with business practice!
When the industry's decision-makers come together at the leading congress of mechanical and plant engineering to set the course for the future of industry, one thing is certain: Startups. For this reason, we are again presenting startups with transformative products and business models for mechanical engineering this year.
The metalworking industry is hot on young companies to bring future technologies and products to the industry. Reason enough for VDMA Startup-Machine, top startups, to bring the world's leading trade fair for metalworking to EMO Hannover 2019. We present the first VDMA Startup-Machine joint stand true to our motto of bringing together the mechanical engineering industry with the most exciting startups worldwide.
A new VDMA study offers companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector AI-based support in navigating through the global startup scene. For the first time, it reveals which startups are relevant for mechanical engineering and where they are located worldwide. Over 3,000 startups with relevance for our industry are presented in a longlist.
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Medium-sized industrial companies are increasingly seeking access to start-ups in order to jointly accelerate digital change and develop future technologies - from robot programming for everyone to navigation solutions for entire fleets of driverless transport systems.
VDMA and Fraunhofer have created a new platform for innovations with the Hacking Engineering Hackathon - Startups successfully develop solutions for challenges given to them by industrial companies - 11 international teams take part in the pilot competition in Berlin
Learning from concentrated startup expertise and meeting the best science startups - at the first joint startup summit of VDMA Startup-Machine and Fraunhofer Venture on 20/21 May 2019 in Berlin.
VDMA Startup-Machine brings machine makers together with highlight startups in guided tours at the Hannover Messe. All week long. Register now!
With the Startup-Machine platform, VDMA supports its member companies in identifying partners from the start-up environment, initiating cooperations and learning from the digital entrepreneurial spirit.
Trend scouting, foresight and start-ups - we present the entire Future Business portfolio at the Hannover Messe. Our basis: The VDMA central stand in Hall 8-D10. Lectures in the Forum Motion & Drives Hall 23-B20. Here you will find program and topics.
Discover the most exciting young companies at the Hannover Messe - we make it possible: with Startup Matchmaking @ young tech enterprises. Here you will find startups that are really relevant for you and fit your needs. Register now!
Creating and conquering future markets with young companies - more and more machine manufacturers are taking up this challenge. The search for suitable partner companies and cooperation models is thus becoming a central task in mechanical engineering. A start-up radar serves as an important starting aid.
Companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector regard start-ups as strategically important partners for the future of their industry. A VDMA member survey shows: Almost three quarters of the companies plan to cooperate with start-ups in the next three years. Small and medium-sized companies are also part of the start-up world.
The first start-up study for mechanical and plant engineering: We reveal how open our industry is to cooperation with young companies and how successfully it already cooperates with them.
Exclusive presentation of the results of the VDMA survey on the startup-strategy in the mechanical and plant engineering industry. Best-practice examples of successful cooperation models between machine makers and startups
VDMA Corporate Foresight Winter Meeting on February 8, 2019 in Frankfurt.Highlights: Innovation Center at Deutz, trend roadmapping at Balluff, patents as a corporate strategy. Program and registration here.
Meet your Match - Looking for new innovation partners and new impulses? STARTUP THE FUTURE offers the appropriate opportunity to find young companies with highly innovative solutions for mechanical engineering. Efficient, focused, trustful..
Open workshops - a new trend for mechanical and plant engineering. Learn in Europe's largest MakerSpace how collaborative and agile product development in mechanical and plant engineering can be rethought. Innovation to attack: Register now and participate (first come, first served).
Identifying and precisely categorising startups with mechanical engineering relevance worldwide: With the VDMA Startup-Radar we offer a new tool for startup scouting from winter 2018/2019 - geared to the needs of the industry :: Exklusively for members
When the future of industry is shaped at the mechanical engineering summit, one thing must not be missing: Startups that accompany mechanical engineering and equipment companies as partners as they enter the digital age. VDMA Startup-Machine therefore presented innovative young companies with fresh ideas and innovative businessmodels.
On September 11, the traditional network event, the autumn conference of the sector association EMINT, took place again. This time the host was the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM). As always, the focus was on the exchange between industry and science. The event was accompanied by the 3rd startup event of the sector association EMINT.
Top topics: Best practices from well-known members, foresight in practice, new trend maps, startup culture and method sharing, maker spaces   :: For members
VDMA Startup-Machine honours innovative start-ups with the Startup-Award at the Maschinenbau-Gipfel Summit 2018 (German Mechanical Engineering Conference 2018). Apply now and meet decision-makers at the top event in the industry.
Which potentials, hurdles and success factors exist in the cooperation between startups and machine builders? VDMA Startup-Machine investigates this question in a best-practice interview in the VDMA News.
Who has the best idea for groundbreaking Industry 4.0 business models for tomorrow's mechanical engineering? VDMA Startup-Machine and VDMA Baden-Württemberg went in search of innovation with the "Startup Live - Industry 4.0 & Smart Factory" ideas competition. We proudly present the winning start-ups.
Who has the best idea for groundbreaking Industry 4.0 business models in the mechanical engineering of tomorrow? With the ideas competition "Startup Live - Industry 4.0 & Smart Factory", VDMA Startup-Machine and VDMA Baden-Württemberg went in search of innovation. We proudly present the winning start-ups.
Shaping the future of mechanical and plant engineering today: In the "Startup Live - Industry 4.0 & Smart Factory" ideas competition / mini incubation event, young start-ups and those interested in setting up a company develop fresh ideas into viable business models. Be part of it!
Startups and mechanical engineering: a perfect match! But how can they find each other and cooperate even better in the future? We are investigating this question in dialogue with startups - in a workshop at the Young Tech Enterprises Forum at the Hanover Fair.
VDMA Startup-Machine with a new format: Startups as a corporate strategy - how does it work? Background knowledge on methodology, best practices of successful implementation, needs and userX. You can find out more from us on 20.02.2018 in Frankfurt!    :: For Members
For the implementation of industry 4.0 solutions, many companies lack IT experts who above all have one ability: digital thinking. These digital creatives are mainly to be found in the startup area. This is why the VDMA is building a bridge between mechanical engineering and the start-ups and has used a new event format for this purpose: the Hackathon.
VDMA Startup-Machine presents selected Startups at the 9. German Machinery Summit in Berlin, 17/18 October 2017
In the year of its 125th anniversary, the VDMA is opening its Startup Machine: a new grouping designed to bring together start-up companies and mechanical engineering firms.
Startups turn trends into new technologies and new products that are interesting for the machinery industry as well. Moreover, they use new ways of working machine makers should know about. On the other hand mechanical engineering is a giant user industry for startups. We bring both sides together - matchmaking with relevance.
The VDMA Startup-Machine serves as a hub for member companies to network with startups. Under #VDMAhackdays, an event was held for the first time at which the VDMA itself met with start-ups to further develop its own association work with a start-up culture.
On Thursday, 27 July 2017, the Startup Initiative of the VDMA Bayern took place together with the UnternehmterTUM in Garching near Munich. There, medium-sized companies and start-ups met to discuss possible cooperations and possibilities of future cooperation.
Mechanical engineering is a giant industry always hungry for new technologies, applications and services - and always adventurous. Perfect for startups! VDMA provides sector-specific entry through 500+ experts. More than 10 VDMA sectors support VDMA Startup-Machine with their expertise. We list names and tasks here.
Erfolgreiche Abschlussveranstaltung der Workshop-Reihe "Neue Geschäftsmodelle als Überlebensstrategie in der Industrie" in Kooperation mit dem Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE).
Startups translate trends into new technologies and products that may also play a role in mechanical engineering. Moreover, startups apply new ways of working that machine makers should know about. Conversely, mechanical engineering is a huge user industry for startups. We bring both of them together - "Matchmaking" with relevance for mechanical engineering!
Frankfurt, 30 September 2016 - As part of its working group on cross-cutting topics, the trade association Electronics, Micro and Nano Technologies supports the recently launched VDMA Startup Initiative.
Laura Dorfer
Laura Dorfer
Project Manager VDMA Startup-Machine
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Romina Neusel
Romina Neusel
Assistant VDMA Startup-Machine
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Dr. Eric Maiser
Dr. Eric Maiser
Head of VDMA Competence Center Future Business | Director VDMA Corporate Foresight | Director VDMA Startup-Machine
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Sabine Egerer
Sabine Egerer
Assistant to the Director Future Business, Corporate Foresight, Startup-Machine
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Innovationen für den Maschinenbau in 48 h | Hacking Engineering
Warum nicht einfach mal Herausforderungen im Unternehmen an die Crowd zur Lösung ausschreiben? Diesem Motto folgend haben VDMA und Fraunhofer gemeinsam vom 17.-19. Mai 2019 einen Hackathon für den Maschinenbau in Berlin veranstaltet. Die Unternehmen KSB, Rolls-Royce Power Systems und F&S Bondtec hatten diverse Aufgaben rund um die Themen Datenübertragung, Fernwartung, Augmented Reality und Predictive Maintenance im Gepäck- und Gründer, Forscher und Startups stellten sich den Herausforderungen. Welche fantastischen Lösungen die Teams dabei in nur einem Wochenende geschaffen haben und welchen Nutzen das Format für den Maschinenbau bringt, zeigt die Videodokumentation.