Dates: February 21-23, 2017 | Nominate startups here
Munich, Germany

MUST 2017

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.

It is this spot, where 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 in an exclusive and interactive surrounding.

An ecosystem to do business to collaborate and to scope the technology of tomorrow

Clustering MUST’s stakeholders, entrepreneurship centers, industry, start-ups, venture capital, and community partners, this is the ideal venue to get in touch with leading entrepreneurs, industry leaders, innovators and investors from Bavaria and around the world.

This intimate setting (invitational only) is an ideal playground to exchange thoughts, work together and gather valuable tacit knowledge.

MUST puts the spotlight on you through an exceptional program with panels, start-up pitches, breakout sessions, key customer meetings and one-on-one business slots.

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.

  • Industry

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.

  • Startups

Leading Tech Startups 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.

  • Science

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.

What’s in it for you?

  • get inspired, change perspective
  • get in touch with decision makers and tech leaders
  • build long lasting relationships and make deals
  • make deals and do business with serious entrepreneurs, industry leaders, innovators, and investors
  • promote innovation
  • let start-ups tackle your biggest challenges
  • incorporate your network and add value
  • shape and become part of Munich’s top science and technology hub
  • meet the best of the best


  • Panels
    Listen to interesting case studies and experience the start-up – industry – venture capitalist – battle live on stage.
  • Startup pitches
    Get to know the best recent national & international tech start-ups and learn more about their products & services.
  • Dinner Crawl
    Enjoy 3 tasty meals in Munich’s best restaurants and talk more privately over a glass of wine.
  • And much more
    Be part of our one-on-one sessions, the speed dating and other sessions.

Topics in 2017

  • Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 / Autonomous Machines / IoT
    Digitalization / Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobility / Connected (E)-Mobility
  • 3D Printing
  • Digital Retail

Munich: 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.

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