Application period for first digitalBAU Startup 2020 Award has started

  • The digitalBAU Startup 2020 Award honors innovative solutions from the construction sector
  • Wildcards are assigned to the first three finalists at StartupCon

Premiere for digitalBAU — Premiere for the digitalBAU Startup Award: The digitalBAU Startup Award will be presented for the first time at the new trade fair for digital solutions in the construction industry. Pioneering and innovative start-ups can apply online until December 15, 2019. There are already three wildcard winners in the final who were able to convince at this year\'s StartupCon. The award is supported by major industry players such as GIRA.

The first digitalBAU will take place in Cologne from February 11 to 13, 2020. More than 140 companies will present themselves at the trade fair, organized by Messe München and the German Construction Software Association (Bundesverband Bausoftware, BVBS). In addition, an extensive program has been planned: Three specialist forums will address the industry\'s key topics. Another highlight: The digitalBAU Award for promising start-ups will be presented on site for the first time. Matthias Strauss, Exhibition Director of digitalBAU is excited: “The future of construction largely depends on the development of the construction software industry. Therefore, we deliberately include start-up companies that often have a completely new approach to challenges. In doing so, we offer these young companies a platform for their innovative strength.”

digitalBAU Startup Award: Driving innovation on a global scale

Start-ups from the areas of planning, digital crafts, process, new business, BIM & HOAI, smart home, smart building, data to building, digital supply chain, platforms, construction, digital workforce, green tech, AR/VR and digital solutions for the construction industry can apply online until December 15.

From the entries submitted, a jury of international experts and investors will select ten finalists who will get the opportunity to pitch their business model or product on the digitalBAU Main Stage. Thus, the participants can already make valuable business contacts. After the pitches, the winner will be determined by the jury at the trade fair.

Prizes include pitches in front of potential companies, global brands and investors as well as a free stand at StartupCon 2020. In addition, the winner will receive free marketing and media packages to promote their idea.

Three wildcard winners for the final at digitalBAU have been chosen

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One of the highlights of the first digitalBAU: the presentation of the digitalBAU Startup Award. Incept 3D, Lumoview and Zedach Digital have already qualified for the final with a wildcard (Copyright: StartupCon)

Incept 3D, Lumoview and Zedach Digital have already made it to the final. The three start-ups have already qualified at this year\'s StartupCon (October 29 to 30). They convinced the jury with their ideas.


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All news and in-depth information about digitalBAU are also available in our new Visitor Newsletter.

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