Deal-Making for Science, Start-ups, and Industry Leaders
MUST – The Munich Summit
21 – 23 February 2017
1 City of Opportunities x 3 entrepreneurship centers + strategic partners x Start-Ups, Industry-leaders, Investors, and Government
= A Unique promising ecosystem
MUST puts the spotlight on the Bavarian entrepreneurial ecosystem by offering different events and connecting the key players!
MUST – The Munich Summit is an annual two-day event in February, bringing together cutting-edge science and technology start-ups with industry leaders and investors, initiated by Munich’s top university centers for entrepreneurship. In this spot, revolutionary ideas become business reality and extraordinary deals are made – in one of the world’s most promising cities.
- Connect and network at MUST with international top level start-ups, leading German technology companies and key experts from the tech ecosystem
- Pinpoint opportunities for cooperation and identify new clients through contacts with CEOs and CTOs from technology companies, top-tier entrepreneurs and key investors
- Exclusive (by invitation only), intimate setting and interactive environment
- Playground of ideas where you can exchange thoughts, work together and gather valuable, insider knowledge
- Exceptional program with panels, start-up pitches, breakout sessions and one-on-one business slots.
Under the MUST umbrella we also offer MUST satellites, or smaller networking events on specific topics. Our first MUST Satellite is MUST 3D Printing:
MUST – an ecosystem to do business to collaborate and to scope the technology of tomorrow
MUST connects the most promising national and international start-ups with leading industry players supported and surrounded by other bright minds from venture capital, academia, and government.
Leading German technology companies and key experts from the tech ecosystem: CEO‘s, CTO‘s, Executives, Top-Managers Looking for groundbreaking innovation, co-venture, and investment opportunities.
Leading Tech Start-ups from all over the world with pioneering business models, latest proven concepts, and who are looking for enterprise customer. Get to know other top start-up teams and become part of the ecosystem.
Munich’s top university centers for entrepreneurship: LMU Entrepreneurship Center, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship, and UnternehmerTUM and their vast international network at the intersection of industry, the entrepreneurial scene, and academia.
CHANCE TO GET INSPIRED, CHANGE PERSPECTIVE AND WORK TOGETHER
CHANCE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH DECISION MAKERS AND TECH LEADERS
CHANCE TO BUILD LONG-LASTING RELATIONSHIPS AND MAKE DEALS
Who was there?
Bavarian State Minister for Economy and Media, Energy and Technology
Rolf Christof Dienst
Senior Vice President Corporate Development & Chief Strategy Officer, Munich Airport
Dr. Christoph Grote
Senior Vice President Research, New Technologies, & Innovation, BMW Group
Global Head Deposits & Accounts, Deutsche Bank, Private and Commercial Clients
Inventor of the USB Flash Drive & Managing Partner/co-Founder, Grove Ventures
Prof. Dr. Siegfried Russwurm
Chief Technology Officer, Siemens
Deputy Mayor of Munich
Falk F. Strascheg
Business Angel, Venture Capitalist, Founder SCE
- 716 million € in Germany
- 213 million € in Bavaria
MUST was initiated by:
Our founding partners:
STRATEGIC PARTNERS of MUST:
The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Bavaria’s capital Munich is a European top science and technology hub with various start-up activities and a long tradition of supporting young entrepreneurs. Numerous global players and leading German technology companies run their headquarters in Munich, which makes it easier for start-ups to gather partners and clients from various technological industries. The Munich Metropolitan Region is home to 5.8 Million people and has the strongest economy of any German city.