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Join our first fully digital congress for tech start-ups, investors, corporates and students on October 29th & 30th 2020.


Celebrate with us the anniversary of our entrepreneurship and tech congress and enjoy our event this year for free!


FOR ALL GUESTS:
The Aachen Technology and Entrepreneurship Conference (ATEC) is the leading start-up and innovation event at RWTH Aachen University. 2020 marks our 10th anniversary, featuring special acts like the TechForFuture Challenge and an unprecedented startup pitch battle. Due to Covid-19 this year the conference will be held completely online for the first time.

FOR STARTUPS:
  • Register until October 15th to participate in the Startup+Investor-Speeddating to meet up with VCs and Business Angels (registrations for the speed-dating are now closed)
  • Participate in the virtual expo and showcase your idea or product
  • Apply for our Startup-Pitch-Battle until October 25th to win an amazing price from our sponsor. For more pitch battle details click here and scroll down

FOR INVESTORS & BUSINESS ANGELS:
  • Register until October 15th to participate in the Startup+Investor-Speeddating to meet up with various startups (registrations for the speed-dating are now closed)
  • Participate in the virtual expo and showcase your company (business angels only)

WHAT IS A GOODIEBOX:
  • Virtual events can be interactive and engaging!
  • We want to engage you during our event with our goodiebox filled with surprises
  • The box will include:
    • ATEC X shirt
    • Cocktail mix set incl. glass for our evening event
    • Small LEGO creation set
    • Mint seed for you to plant & grow
  • Each box will be hand-packed by us (in accordance with all the hygienic standards) and sent out to you
  • Due to logistics, we can offer the goodiebox only for participants with German addresses

The ATEC X has always featured outstanding speakers sharing brilliant ideas and interesting insights. This year we are stepping it up a notch presenting you the best speaker line-up we’ve ever had in our ten year history including VCs, Entrepreneurs, and deep-tech corporates.

Ticket registrations are open NOW!


Jointly hosted by:
  • Collective Incubator e.V.
  • RWTH Innovation GmbH
  • digitalHUB Aachen e.V.
  • AC.E Aachener Entrepreneurship Team e.V.

Presented to you by

Program

· Main Stage
Welcome to Europe's leading tech incubator
Dan Ram Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel
· Main Stage
Navigating our Event on Hopin
Dan Ram
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Dr. Carolin Gabor - Jookno
Dr. Carolin Gabor
· Main Stage
STARTUP_TOURNAMENT pitchbattle semi-finals part 1
Dan Ram
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Sven Schmidt - Machineseeker Group
Sven Schmidt
· Main Stage
Startup 101 at our Incubator
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Maximilian Tayenthal - N26
Maximilian Tayenthal
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Frank Thelen - Freigeist Capital
Frank Thelen
· Main Stage
PANEL DISCUSSION: Deep Tech Entrepreneurship
Jasper Masemann Prof. Wil van der Aalst Dr. Rasmus Rothe Laura Tönnies
· Main Stage
STARTUP_TOURNAMENT pitch battle semi-finals part 2
Dan Ram
· Main Stage
Digital Gym Session #1
· Main Stage
PANEL DISCUSSION: Robotics
Dan Ram Prof. Elisabeth Clausen Dr. Kristina Wagner Thomas Haehn
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Dr. Florian Heinemann - Project A Ventures
Dr. Florian Heinemann
· Main Stage
PANEL DISCUSSION: New Materials
Dan Ram Dr. Inga Noll Prof. Laura De Laporte Dr. Paolo Bavaj
· Startup Speed Dating
Investor & Startup Speed-Dating
· Main Stage
Evening Event
Dan Ram
· Main Stage
Welcome Back!
Dr. Oliver Grün Dan Ram
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Jan Frodeno
Jan Frodeno
· Main Stage
TechForFuture-Challenge - Intro & Showcase
· Main Stage
TechForFuture-Challenge - Team Pitches
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Céline Flores Willers - The People Branding Company
Céline Flores Willers
· Main Stage
KEYNOTE: Fabian von Trotha - Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures
Fabian von Trotha
· Main Stage
STARTUP_TOURNAMENT pitch battle finals
· Main Stage
Keynote: Dr. Marco Vietor - audibene
Dr. Marco Vietor
· Main Stage
TechForFuture-Challenge and STARTUP_TOURNAMENT Awards
Dan Ram
· Main Stage
Digital Gym Session #2
· Main Stage
digitalHUB Showcase “Entrepreneurship in Aachen”
· Main Stage
PANEL DISCUSSION: ACCELERATE NRW
Alexander Hüsing Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart Matthias Notz Dr. Oliver Grün
· Main Stage
Closing Speech
Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel Dan Ram

Speakers

Dr. Inga Noll

Trainee Innovation - Covestro

Jasper Masemann

Partner - HV Holtzbrinck Ventures

Vera Futorjanski

CEO & Founder - Veritas Ventures

Alexander Hüsing

Tech influencer and chief editor - deutsche-startups.de

Prof. Elisabeth Clausen

Director at Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies (AMT) - RWTH Aachen University

Jan Frodeno

Olympic Champion & 3X IRONMAN World Champion

Dr. Paolo Bavaj

Head of Henkel Tech Ventures - Henkel AG

Prof. Laura De Laporte

RWTH Professor & Member of Scientific Board of the DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

Dr. Florian Heinemann

Founding Partner - Project A Ventures

Prof. Wil van der Aalst

RWTH Professor & Head of Process and Data Science Chair

Thomas Haehn

CEO - HAHN Group

Maximilian Tayenthal

CFO & Founder - N26

Dr. Carolin Gabor

Co-Founder & CEO - Joonko

Dr. Kristina Wagner

Director RoX Program "The Robot X-perience" - KUKA AG

Dr. Oliver Grün

CEO - digitalHUB Aachen

Dan Ram

Moderator / MC

Sven Schmidt

CMO - Machineseeker Group

Céline Flores Willers

CEO & Founder - The People Branding Company

Frank Thelen

CEO & Founder - Freigeist Capital

Matthias Notz

CEO - German Accelerator

Dr. Marco Vietor

Founder - audibene

Laura Tönnies

CEO & Founder - corrux

Dr. Rasmus Rothe

Founder - Merantix

Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel

Host / RWTH Professor & Entrepreneur

Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart

State Minister for Economic Affairs, Digitization, Innovation and Energy

Fabian von Trotha

Managing Director - DvH Ventures

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