Start-up Area

Numerous start-ups once again present their innovations and solutions to trade visitors and companies within the Start-up Area and its integrated forum digitalLAB.

Start-up Area und digitalLAB

Perfect stage for young companies from the construction industry

Start-ups need contacts with customers and investors to grow and presentation space to present themselves in the best possible way. This is exactly what the Start-up Area, the digitalLAB of digitalBAU 2024, offers through its cooperation partners The Builders Tech Club and Ambivation.

On the digitalLAB stage, the Founders Fight Club offers the opportunity for panels and specialist presentations. In interactive speed dating sessions by Ambivation, exhibiting start-ups will exchange ideas with company representatives and investors who have been invited precisely for this format.

Start-up exhibitors at digitalBAU 2024

Interactive formats on the Start-up stage digitalLAB

Step into the future of construction at digitalLAB. This dedicated space is a melting pot of ideas and innovation, where industry trailblazers converge to shape the future.

To the program of digitalLAB

Start-up expert lectures

In these expert lectures, visitors gain insights into the industry's challenges and the innovative solutions startups are bringing to the table. Witness first-hand the progress being made across the sector.

State of the (digital) Union Panels

In this panel discussion, we unite representatives from exhibiting startups and subject-matter experts in a podium discussion on a specific topic. Here, we explore how technology is altering the status quo. Plus, be part of our podcast episode recorded during the discussion.

Fishbowl Panels

In this engaging discussion format about shaping progress in the industry, the line between audience and panelists blurs. We rotate participants multiple times, creating a truly interactive exchange of opinions.

Founders Fight Night

A spectacle of innovation and ambition

Are you ready to witness an extraordinary event that embodies power, success, and ambition? Welcome to Founders Fight Night - a platform where start-ups battle it out to elevate their businesses.

At Founders Fight Night, you are not just a visitor; you are part of a community witnessing the birth of innovative ideas and potential collaborations. As one past participant put it, "It's not about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."

The Founders Fight Night will take place on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, from 16:30 in the digitalLAB (Hall 1, Stand 143).

Your participation matters

At digitalLAB 2024, your voice holds weight. Here, you're not just a visitor but an active contributor, helping to maintain the status quo while championing innovation.

Join us at digitalLAB

More than a trade fair, digitalBAU 2024 is a platform for empowerment, collaboration, and learning. Be part of the future of construction. Visit us at digitalLAB.

Ambivation start-up matchmaking

As part of the innovation & start-up matchmaking at digitalBAU 2024, 1-to-1 meetings with suitable start-ups and digital solution providers will be organized for you on site. Gain insights into specific technologies, digital solutions or innovations and discover in conversation how you or your company can benefit from these new solutions. The format offers a quick way to get to know each other on site at digitalBAU 2024 and, in the best case, provides the starting point for a collaboration.

Registration is possible until 13.02.2024 and places are limited. More details here.

Register here

Start-up Guided Tours

Start-up & innovation tours take place on two days at digitalBAU 2024. Guided tours will be conducted by our partner Ambivation.

We cordially invite you to the following start-up tours:

  • Wednesday, 21.02.2024, at 14:00 (60 minutes)
  • Thursday, 22.02.2024 at 11:00 am (60 minutes)

Meeting point is at stand 143, hall 1, stand 143, digitalLAB stage

If you are interested, please register in advance free of charge via our partner Ambivation:

Schedule Guided Tours