The Innovators’ Pitch is the outstanding competition for early stage startups in Europe. We offer young entrepreneurs the chance to present their innovative products and prototypes to a high-level jury and an expert audience. Joining forces with major partners, Bitkom presents the Innovators‘ Pitch as part of hub conference on 28 November 2017 at STATION Berlin.
The Innovators’ Pitch 2016 was all about the Internet of Things, Digital Health and Mobility. More than 100 startups from 15 countries applied for the competition. Nine finalists presented their company to the jury and a huge audience live on stage.
Skysense from Berlin, Germany / Trento, Italy won the Internet of Things category: Skysense provides automated drone inspections as a service that does not require any human intervention. The Italian founders developed a unique solution that is compatible with most of the professional drones nowadays on the market and able to address application-specific requirements.
Medicus from Vienna, Austria / Dubai, UAE presented the most convincing contribution in the Digital Health category: Medicus developed an app that displays blood test results in a way that is easy for all patients to understand. Machine learning also enables the Medicus app to interpret all medical findings in real time, assess risks and provide health tips.
Synfioo from Potsdam, Germany finished in first place in the Mobility category. Synfioo provides complete transport monitoring to minimise the impact of disturbances such as traffic jams, strikes or blockades. The Synfioo platform pools all of the available data on individual types of transport. Logisticians can then call up and work with this data in their usual work environments.
The Innovators’ Pitch is powered by Get Started, the startup initiative by Bitkom, Germany’s leading digital association. We aim to connect startups with established companies in the digital sector and to represent startups’ interests in politics. We offer them possibilities to meet decision makers and to network with established companies at high-quality events. Also, we provide them with expert knowledge and current information on market developments and legislation. Politically we advocate for young growth companies on a regional, national, and EU level. Bitkom represents more than 1,600 companies, already 300 startups have joined us at special terms designed to meet their needs.
If you want to fast-forward into the digital future the hub conference is the right place for you. The conference brings disruptive trends, smart technologies and the people behind them to Berlin. #hub16 provides impulses for an entire year – in a single day. Keynote addresses, panels and interviews on three stages or to put it another way: five conferences in one. Global players and startups, CEOs and CIOs, science and politics establish networks and shape the digital future. We expect more than 2000 participants from 50 countries, over 400 startups and 130 speakers.