Meet your perfect match: Startup-Matchmaking at the Hanover Fair
19.03.2019 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!
Mechanical engineers and start-ups grow together
11.03.2019 Companies in mechanical engineering and plant construction regard start-ups as strategically important partners for the future of their industry. A survey of VDMA members shows that almost three-quarters of companies plan to cooperate with start-ups in the next three years. Small and medium-sized companies are also on the move in the start-up world.
VDMA Info Day: Startup affinity and strategy in mechanical and plant engineering, 08.03.2019, Frankfurt | register now!
18.02.2019 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
Winter Session Corporate Foresight 08.02.2019 -Register now
17.12.2018 VDMA Corporate Foresight Winter meeting on 08.02.2019 in Frankfurt. Highlights: Innovation Center at Deutz, trend roadmapping at Balluff, patents as corporate strategy. Program and registration here.
29.01.2019: STARTUP THE FUTURE - Baden-Württemberg's successful startup matching event enters second round
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..
29.11.2018: Pilot-Workshop Hands-on-Training at the MakerSpace Garching
Open workshops - a new trend for the achine and equipment industry. Learn in Europe's largest MakerSpace how collaborative and agile product development can be thought in a new light with regard to mechanical and plant engineering. Vivid innovation: Register now and participate (first come, first served).
Coming soon: VDMA Startup-Radar
23.10.2018 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
Summer Meeting Corporate Foresight 30.08.2018 - Program and Registration
31.07.2018 Top topics: Best practices from well-known members, foresight in practice, new trend maps, startup culture and method sharing, maker spaces :: For members
Startup Award Maschinenbau-Gipfel 2018
23.07.2018 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.
Startup-Machine proudly presents: The Winners of Startup Live
12.07.2018 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.
Ideas Competition Startup Live – Industry 4.0 & Smart Factory
15.05.2018 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!
VDMA meets startups at Young Tech Enterprises
18.04.2018 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.
Start-ups as a corporate strategy
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
Startup-Pitches at the Machinery Summit
VDMA Startup-Machine presents selected Startups at the 9. German Machinery Summit in Berlin, 17/18 October 2017
The VDMA Startup Machine goes live
29.08.2017 In the year of its 125th anniversary, the VDMA is launching its Startup Machine: a new grouping that intends to bring together start-up companies and mechanical engineering companies.
Invitation to the Matching Event für Industry and Startupsür Industrie und Startups
16 November 2017, Phoenix Hall, Römerkastell, Stuttgart
Strengthening innovative power with start-ups
18.08.2017 The VDMA Startup-Machine serves as a hub for member companies to network them with startups. Under #VDMAhackdays, an event took place for the first time at which the VDMA itself met with startups to further develop its own association work with a startup culture.
KMUs meet Startups
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.
Networking in a unique way – Successful second EMINT start-up event
31.03.2017 As part of the Spring Meeting EMINT the second start-up event of the sector association took place in Hamburg on 22nd march 2017. Six Exciting start-ups from the EMINT world have taken part.
VDMA EMINT supports internal VDMA Startup Initiative
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.
Dr. Eric Maiser
Head of VDMA Competence Center Future Business | Director VDMA Corporate Foresight | Director VDMA Startup-Machine
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Project Manager VDMA Startup-Machine
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