Innovation Days Berlin

The Innovation Days bring together companies, designers, engineers and entrepreneurial students to turn ideas into prototypes within 48 hours. Our challenges address the opportunities that a circular economy provides.

Why join?

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Companies

Open your innovation process and collaborate with entrepreneurial students to foster innovation that benefits your customers, your organization, and our society. Learn more.

+ Identify innovation opportunities

+ Prototype innovative ideas

+ Recruit talent

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Participants

Join the Innovation Days for experiential learning experiences that will build your skills that you will need to thrive. Learn more.

+ Collaborate to innovate

+ Interact with inspiring mentors

+ Expand your opportunities

Before the event

You need to take 3 steps to get ready for the Innovation Days.

1. Understand

Understand the challenges of our company partners and study the context, the company, and their customers.

2. Select

Select your favorite challenge by registering. As a participant you have two options: Pitch your own idea or join a team.

3. Introduce

Introduce yourself by presenting your idea (if you’ll pitch) or share an inspiration relevant for the challenge (if you plan to join a team) in a short video. Teams are formed based on the best ideas, mixing skills and your challenge preference.

During the event

Here’s what happens during the 48 hours.

Day 1: Ideate

Day1

16.00 Check-in & networking

17.00 Welcome remarks

17.15 Companies present challenges

17.30 Pitch your idea

19:00 Team up to mix skills while enjoying snacks & drinks

19.30 Register your team

20.00 Refine ideas

Day 2: Prototype

Day2

8.30 Morning update

9.00 Validate problem

13.00-15.00 Mentoring sessions

17.30 Update meeting

18.00 Improve prototypes

Day 3: Validate

Day3

8.30 Morning update

9.00  Test with target customers

11.00 Mentoring sessions

14.00-16.00 Prototype expo

16.30 Presentation winning solutions

17.00 Wrap up

Open end Discuss implementation

Location

Thanks to the TU Berlin for hosting us.

Partners

Universities

Companies

Join the Innovation Days Berlin

Registration opens mid August