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Deep Tech
MOMENTUM

2023/05/24 - 27
Aachen, DE
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Join the top European bootcamp for deep tech founders
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ABOUT THIS EVENT

Driving deep tech startups forward

Deep Tech Momentum 2023 (24-27 May 2023) is the bootcamp for early stage deep tech startups and solo entrepreneurs in search for a team from leading European universities and companies.

Over four days, we will provide to deep tech founders:

Founder matching opportunities
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Deep tech founders meet potential co-founders and early employees - both on the technical and the business side.‍

Business building mentorship
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Deep tech founders gain access to an unrivalled network of Techstars, RWTH Aachen and partner mentors as well as hands-on support to refine their business idea and value proposition.

Funding opportunities

Deep Tech founders receive mentorship on how to pitch and can win investment prizes from top deep tech investors.

Where

RWTH Innovation LabAachen, DE

When

Thursday to SundayMay 24 - 27, 2023

APPLY NOW

200+

ATTENDEES

50+

STARTUPS

100+

Deep Tech Enthusiasts

50+

MENTORS AND EXPERTS
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Application process

Who should apply?

Early stage teams with a focus on Deep Tech that aim to find a co-founder or grow their leadership team. To qualify as an early stage team, you should have a deep tech-focused business building idea on a pitch deck, have validated your idea, and are pre-Series A.

Deep Tech enthusiasts with technical or business expertise and interest in co-founding or joining a Deep Tech startup. This might include startup founders in a transition phase, ex-consultants, (Ph.D.) students, and industry experts.

Deep Tech investors and mentors with an interest to coach early-stage deep tech teams.

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Agenda

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Arrival and Welcome Coffee
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10:30 AM - 10:40 AM
Welcome Speech
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Keynote: Turning Europe’s Universities Into Deep Tech Start up Engines
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel: ‘2020’s - The Decade of European Deep Tech?’
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12:00 PM - 13:00 PM
Lunch
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Co-Founder Matchmaking: Step 1
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Icebreaker by Audi
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Co-Founder Matchmaking: Step 2
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5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Break and Snack
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Co-Founder Matchmaking Step 3
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner
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8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Social Element
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9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Coffee & Pastries
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9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Team Energizer
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Workshop: Setting an Attractive North Star with Martin Schilling
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Group Work: work on your pitch
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2:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Peer Pitching & Feedback
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3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Coffee Break
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Lifeline Exercise
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Group work
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9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Day Opening Q&A
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mentor Madness
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Deep Dive workshops & office hours
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Group work
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free time for Group Work
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7:00 pM - 10:00 PM
Networking & Drinks & Factory Görli
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10:00 AM - 14:15 PM
Pitch Day
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14:15 PM - 14:30 PM
Closing Remarks

Drive your Deep Tech startup to the next level

Deep tech startups work on substantial scientific or engineering challenges. While we accept a broad range of Deep Tech startups, we focus in particular on:

Robotics: In the future, robotics will become increasingly commonplace, automating many tasks that are currently performed by human. What new applications of robotics will emerge in the future?

Semiconductors: Semiconductors will continue to play a vital role in electronic devices. How will semiconductors continue to miniaturize and increase in speed and efficiency?

Mobility: What does the future of mobility look like? Huge areas for improvement including charging experience, In-car (& out-of-car) experience, lifestyle & community, connected cars, autonomous driving, on-demand mobility, real-time carpooling, intelligent parking)

AI/ML: AI and ML will become more widespread and integrated into society. They will be used for a variety of tasks such as automating jobs, assisting humans in decision making, and improving human cognitive abilities. How will AI/ML be used in everyday life and work?

New Energy:  New energy is a deep tech sector that refers to the development and deployment of new energy technologies. This includes renewable energy sources like solar and wind, as well as new energy storage technologies.

IOT: The Internet of Things will continue to grow and become more integrated into our lives. More and more devices will be connected to the internet and be able to communicate with each other. What will the Internet of Things look like in 2025?

Quantum Computing:  Quantum computing is a deep tech sector that deals with the development of quantum computers. These computers are able to perform calculations at a much faster rate than traditional computers, and have the potential to revolutionize many industries.

Space:  Space exploration will continue to advance. We will learn more about our solar system and beyond. How will space exploration evolve in the coming years?

Computer Vision:  Computer vision is a deep tech sector that deals with the development of algorithms and systems that can interpret and understand digital images. This technology is used in a variety of applications, including facial recognition, object recognition, and image search.

Wildcard: we're open to your crazy ideas! What are the most important deep tech problems you're solving? Apply with them and come drive your business forward.

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Testimonials
Martin Schilling
Managing Director, Techstars Berlin

“Deep Tech companies have been historically the backbone of the European economies. With Deep Tech Momentum we are contributing to build the deep tech industries of the 21st century.“

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Marius Rosenberg
RWTH Aachen University

“European Universities are the hotbed for Deep Tech innovation because they bring together world-class research and young & enthusiastic students & researchers. At Deep Tech Momentum we want to support these innovators by challenging their ideas and by providing the necessary international network to grow their businesses.“

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If your application is accepted, you will be asked to pay a nominal fee to attend Deep Tech Momentum. Scholarships are awarded on a case by case basis.
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