Start-ups need orders. Companies need innovations. garage DU brings innovative start-ups, scale-ups and grow-ups together with Duisburg companies and accompanies them in the implementation of concrete projects. Start-ups were able to apply with their services, products and business models for climate protection and the circular economy until 30.04.23.
You had until 16 April to submit your application. Let's keep it simple: fill out our short online form and off you go. It pays to be quick: After a quick check, we forwarded your application to the experts who could contact you for initial interviews if you were interested.
From all the applications, the start-ups were now selected to stand on stage at the pitch event on 24 May.
The pitch event was all about you! Here, start-ups could get to know the companies and experts personally. There was plenty of time for talks and the opportunity to introduce yourself as a start-up personality. Afterwards, your pitch and the matching with the companies took place.
It's a Match! You have a match with one of our companies? Congratulations! Now it's time to turn your match into a fit.
Within a very short time, you'll be talking to the relevant decision-makers and experts from our companies. Together, we will define goals, budget and milestones in order to implement your solution in the company. Coaches and project managers will support you all the way.
The Demo Night is the highlight of garage DU. Here you can present yourself to a large audience of entrepreneurs, decision-makers and media representatives. At the awards, you can then present the results of your cooperation with the companies to a top-class jury before the prizes are awarded.