MUST Satellite Event
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Why MUST 3D Printing?
MUST 3D Printing promotes startups in Additive Manufacturing via targeted networking. Startups get the chance to connect with Science, Investors and Industry leaders to make deals happen!
Investors are provided with direct personal access to the most innovative startups selected by a distinguished jury of technology and business experts.
MUST 3D Printing stimulates new business models for industrial 3D Printing technology, deals with the most innovative startups of the Additive Manufacturing Industry and initiates cross-industrial collaborations.
Our Events take place up to three times a year. Next MUST 3D Printing will be on October 19, 2017.
Take part in our fast growing community with close to 1.000 members.
exchange of Ideas
Our platform fosters new ideas, new solutions and new business for startups.
Get into the biggest German 3D network and get to know the leading industries in Germany.
We offer you business development by client contacts, consulting and networking.
Dive into our deep network including Science & Academia, Startups, Investors and Industry Leaders.
Every event gives you an actual overview about the recent trends.
Our events are completely in English and we are looking for the best international startups in 3D to pitch.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT US
MUST 3D Printing by MUST – The Munich Summit is an ecosystem of interdisciplinary actors focusing on 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.
The ecosystem promotes startups in Additive Manufacturing via targeted networking and stimulates new business models for industrial 3D Printing technology. Since 2014, EOS, SCE and UnternehmerTUM have developed the foundation for a strong community of startups, established companies, investors and research institutes.
Together, we initiate new collaborations!
our events focus on
We offer high potential startups with the focus on additive manufacturing the chance to present their business to our audience.
On the last event on June 28, 2018 the newcomers and startups were:
With program points like the Speedmentoring with AM experts, we guarantee an efficient and lasting exchange of all participants with a high probability of deal making.
Munich is one of the principal European hubs for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. The cities economic power is rooted in a balanced mix of global players, SMEs and startups. Leading research organizations and universities guarantee high standards of knowledge, creativity and highly qualified employees. This is the perfect mix and the perfect place for an event like the MUST Summit!
Gabriele Böhmer Head of Entrepreneurship Strategy, Innovation, Technology, International Development, Munich Startup January 23, 2018
Munich’s great entrepreneurial culture and the city’s powerful science-industry-policy triangle boost the buzzing startup scene. Bringing together all these outstanding local protagonists with their international counterparts makes ‚MUST – The Munich Summit‘ the place to be for those who want to drive pioneering innovations forward.
Josef Schmid Deputy Mayor of Munich and Head of the Department of Labor and Economic Development January 23, 2018
Now onto its third year, MUST is a highlight in my speaking circuit as the ultimate deal-making space for decision makers from multinational companies, founders from innovative startups, and leaders from science, tech and education. The exclusive invite-only conference curates a highly engaging community of thought leaders eager to move their companies and their industries forward which is why this is the event one just can’t miss!
Daniel Ramamoorthy Moderator, MUST 2016 January 22, 2018
This event will emphasize the important role of Munich as a hub for innovation. I am really looking forward to meeting extraordinary people from the startup scene, industry and universities. Be there! It’s a MUST.
Matthias Notz CEO, German Entrepreneurship GmbH January 16, 2018
At Data:Lab Munich, we turn data into valuable business solutions for Volkswagen Group and its brands. In order to keep up with the rapid development of AI technology, the cooperation with promising Tech Startups is essential for us. We took part at the MUST summit for the first time last year and closed first startup deals for the Data:Lab – we are looking forward to the networking at MUST 2018.
Barbara Sichler Head of Business Development and Product Management, Data:Lab Munich January 15, 2018
Connected cybersecurity is the basis of digital transformation and therefore a growth generator for companies. Munich is one of Europe’s Cybersecurity hubs with startups already playing a vital role in this digital ecosystem. We consider an agile startup ecosystem as an accelerator for developing new, innovative cybersecurity solutions. We are happy that MUST 2018 as well as Command Control 2018 – Messe München’s new cybersecurity summit – put information security in the spotlight of digitization. In the context of our sponsorship for the topic cybersecurity we invite the best MUST 2018 cybersecurity startups to Command Control 2018 to introduce them to a broad international audience.
Klaus Dittrich CEO, Messe München GmbH January 8, 2018
Munich is a home to leading-edge technology companies and innovation-driven startups. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria is delighted to welcome new players and to support the Munich Summit as a platform for innovation and new businesses.
Peter Driessen CEO, IHK January 5, 2018
After the successful launch in 2016, we are continuing the success story with MUST – The Munich Summit 2018. MUST lives from an intensive exchange between established companies and innovative, growth-oriented start-ups. This format is unique in Germany and once again proof of Bavaria as strong start-up location.
Ilse Aigner Bavarian State Minister for Economy and Media, Energy and Technology January 4, 2018
MUST: This 3 day conference in Munich is not on most people’s radar. It’s a highly curated event filled with pitches and panels — and focused on all the verticals I’m interested: Industry 4.0, Energy, Mobility, Logistics etc. The venue and size made it super easy to mingle and I met a company there that will likely join my next class. Boom! ROI: High
Jenny Fielding Managing Director at Techstars June 6, 2017
As it focuses on deal-making between companies and industry leaders, MUST 2017 is a great opportunity to identify and connect to key clients and investors for our company. EnergySolaris now seeks partners and investors with whom it can bring the AirSolaris products to market. We also aim to validate an innovative cooling solution driven by our air heating collectors.
Erik Parsons CEO - Energy Solaris February 27, 2017
In the next years, the automotive industry will undergo considerable changes. It will be necessary to develop new technologies and to utilize the opportunities offered by digitization to ensure the continued success of the BMW Group. Therefore, it is crucial to work together with start-ups all around the world to exchange ideas on the one hand and expertise on the other. The MUST summit offers the perfect opportunity and at the same time, establishes Germany as an important player in the international start-up-scene.
Peter Schwarzenbauer Executive Board Member, BMW AG January 30, 2017
MUST 2016 was a great opportunity to get in touch with leading industry companies to discuss potential cooperations and to meet potential investors. Definitely a great benefit for Munich’s Startup Ecosystem.
Daniel Strohmayr Founder tacterion GmbH January 24, 2017
MVG as the Munich Public Transport and Mobility Company participated in the first MUST – The Munich Summit and gained a lot of attraction by start-ups around technology for smart mobility solutions. We started new and intensified contacts both with start-ups and large scale companies and cooperate since this occasion. The formal and informal formats of MUST are a perfect match for participants.
Gunnar Heipp Director Strategic Planning Projects, SWM/MVG January 3, 2017
It has been one year since my participation in MUST 2016, an event that turned out to be a turning point in the generation of business collaborations and engagements with highly relevant entities in the Munich area. Since then, CyberSpark has signed an LOI with a research & development center, and we are well on the way to establishing comprehensive collaborations around aviation and automotive to be commenced in 2017. To that end, I can definitely state that MUST is a great platform to engage with the German entrepreneurial ecosystem and to make deals with industry leaders, top startups, investors and Academia. It’s a MUST to be there once a year!
Roni Zehavi CEO - CyberSpark Industry Initiative Ltd December 21, 2016
I am very much looking forward to having a lot of interaction and exchange of innovative thinking with participating partners and start-ups.
Andreas Kramer Global Head Deposits & Accounts, Deutsche Bank, Private and Commercial Clients February 17, 2016
The digital transformation of our economy changes the paradigm of economic competition: From competition of single enterprises to competition between digital ecosystems, consisting of established technology corporates, SMEs and start-ups. MUST 2016 may be a starting point for such game changing cooperations.
Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann President, acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering February 15, 2016
Munich is clearly one of the German hot-spots for startups with some of the most renowned Universities, top industry players and a great investor community. Based on Munich’s rich entrepreneurial culture, MUST is an event that combines the key strengths of the Bavarian capital: cutting edge University technology, great young entrepreneurs, leaders and decision makers from industry and a powerful group of investors. Deloitte Digital is proud to support and be a part of this great EcoSystem.
Nikolay Kolev Partner und Co-Founder Deloitte Digital February 12, 2016
Bavaria is an attractive start-up location, fostering innovation and growth. It is of great importance to bring together young entrepreneurs with experienced industry players in order to harness Bavaria’s technological and strategic potential. MUST provides an ideal platform for this exchange of ideas and the development of new opportunities.
Bertram Brossardt CEO, vbw - Bavarian Industry Association February 3, 2016
The relevance of technological development is increasing rapidly. Learning about and supporting this progress is of great importance to us at Munich Re. Hence, we welcome the opportunity to connect to other entrepreneurs provided by our strategic partnership with MUST. We are looking forward to accompanying them in enabling the ecosystem of tomorrow.
Harald Rosenberger Head of Innovation, Munich Re January 21, 2016
Meet the innovators at MUST! Munich’s leading entrepreneurship universities host the best entrepreneurs and enterprises in an exciting exchange of ideas and opportunities.
Jerome Engel Founding Executive Director & Senior Fellow, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley January 7, 2016
EOS firmly believes in the idea of established global players being an important kickstarter for young tech startups. This is the how EOS became successful and this is what we want to give back to the startup community by supporting MUST Munich 2016.
Nikolai Zaepernick VP & Head of Strategy & Business Development, EOS GmbH January 4, 2016
MUST is a great opportunity not only for startups in the Entrepreneurship Centres of the universities, but also for all other participating startups to exchange ideas and to meet potential investors, successful entrepreneurs and experienced mentors. It is an excellent forum for creating and proving new ideas and will support the future success of startups.
Falk F. Strascheg Business Angel, Venture Capitalist, Founder SCE December 23, 2015
Munich is one of today’s great hubs in the world for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Talents, knowledge, and livable place are needed for great ideas to emerge as great businesses and to maintain the dynamics of a city. Munich has it all and we want to connect this extraordinary ecosystem to make Munich internationally renowned as the startup hub we believe it is. Therefore we are happy to welcome worldwide startups and policy-makers, technology leaders and influencers to our first MUST Summit in Munich.
Prof. Dr. Klaus Sailer CEO, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) December 21, 2015
The combination of brilliant technology and highly driven entrepreneurs is the most valuable USP investors are searching for in today’s fast paced market. The MUST is the place to find it.
Rolf Christof Dienst Founder & Partner emeritus, Wellington Partners Venture Capital December 18, 2015
In the 21st century, research isn’t ‒ and can’t be ‒ conducted only in an ivory tower. Times have changed. Inventors no longer develop ideas for the future in isolation. Today, innovation requires a new, open style of cooperation.
Prof. Dr. Siegfried Russwurm Executive Board Member, Siemens AG December 16, 2015
MUST is a great matching platform for startups to find their strategic partners and investors all around connected city solutions.
Helmut Schönenberger CEO, UnternehmerTUM GmbH December 15, 2015
The essence of our brand, Living ideas – Connecting lives, sums up everything that Munich Airport stands for and is an ideal expression of the multifaceted character of the airport. We connect people in every sense of the word: As an international hub we connect people on every continent. As a high-efficiency cargo airport we connect global markets. Our important brand value INNOVATION describes what we stand for. In a rapidly changing environment and with customer demand, we keep on challenging the status quo by developing new customer centric products and services with startups. Our strong ambition is to co-create the future through a common Open Innovation Approach with various stakeholders and experts. MUST 2016 provides amazing opportunities for innovations enhancing our Customer Experience.
Dr. Michael Kerkloh President, Munich Airport December 14, 2015
Value creation from University startups is legendary, and finding the next Google is the dream of every industry innovation program. MUST is the international deal making event in Munich that brings together the hottest University startups and cutting edge technology innovations with corporate decision makers. This event is truly a MUST for creating partnerships that will define future success.
Andy Goldstein CEO, LMU Entrepreneurship Center December 14, 2015
We are looking forward to the possibility to talk about our experience as a former start-up and our strengths in industrial 3D Printing.
Rudolf Franz COO/CFO, voxeljet AG December 14, 2015
MUST is a unique event for a productive exchange of science, industry leaders and major start-ups.
Dr. Ingo Ederer CEO, voxeljet AG December 14, 2015
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MUC SUMMIT GmbH
85748 Garching (bei München)