stage programme


Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Hardware Startup Day
Wednesday, 22 June 2016
It's a Money Thing
Thursday, 23 June 2016
Space for Disruption
Friday, 24 June 2016
Inventors.Founders.Makers.



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Tuesday, 21 June 2016 - Hardware Startup Day

Moderator: Matthias Engler, Content Marketing Manager, AZO
11:10 Talk
Opening Notes
Thorsten Rudolph
Managing Director, AZO - Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen
11:20 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Thomas Estier
Co-founder & CEO, ROVENSO SA
11:30 Panel
How High Tech Startups can partner with Industry Champions to jointly bring revolutionary products to market faster
Moderator: Niclas Fritz
Founder & Managing Director, BatchOne GmbH
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Glück
Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), Schunk GmbH & Co. KG
Andreas Faaß
Director Venture Technology, Siemens Innovative Ventures
Dr. Moritz Tenorth
Head of Software Development, Magazino GmbH
Dr. Michael Strohmayr
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Tacterion GmbH
12:20 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Sebastian Andraos
VP of Human-Machine Interactions, HAL Robotics
12:30 Lunch Break
13:00 Panel
How to create a world product
Dr.-Ing. Edgar Jochheim
Managing Director, JOINCO® Innovation Consulting
Jens Bieler
Design & Construction, tecVenture Ingenieurbüro
Ansgar Brossardt
CEO, Executive board, ID DESIGN AGENTUR GbR
Harald Bader
Director Business Development Global, flex
14:00 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Gal Rozov
CEO, FoldiMate Inc.
14:15 Talk
How to work with startups
Dr. Carsten Rudolph
CEO, BayStartUP
14:40 Panel
Turning research know-how into a business idea
Manfred Schedl
Head of Mechatronics, TQ-Group
15:20 Battle Talk
Sygehus Sønderjylland vs. Reactive Robotics
Poul Martin Møller
Chief Robotics Officer (CRO), Sygehus Sønderjylland
Alexander König
Founder, Reactive Robotics
15:50 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Max Ruffo
CEO, Terabee
16:05 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Barbara Brauner
Head of Business Development, Toposens GmbH
16:20 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Albert Groz
CTO, TruPhysics GmbH
17:00 Booth-Party



Wednesday, 22 June 2016 - It's a Money Thing

Moderator: Matthias Engler, Content Marketing Manager, AZO
10:00 Panel
Investor, Funding and Support for Startups
Moderator: Uli Fricke
CEO, FunderNation
Candace Johnson
President, European Business Angels Network
Christian Müller-Elschner
Managing Partner, DEUTSCHE VENTURES
Johannes Laub
Managing Director, CrowdDesk GmbH
Thomas Tanghe
Principal, SpaceTec Capital GmbH
Session
Finance Meets Robotics and Automationorganized by VDMA and EUnited Robotics
   
11:30 Co-Bots and more: What is new in robotics and automation
Patrick Schwarzkopf
Managing Director, VDMA, Robotics + Automation Association
11:45 Bits & Pretzels - the Founders Festival
Felix Haas
Chairman and Co-Host, Bits & Pretzels
11:50 The ROBO Global Robotics and Automation Index
Richard Lightbound
ROBO Global Partners Ltd.
12:00 Growing your innovation potential: why Silicon Valley is winning the robotics race
Andra Keay
Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics
12:10 Success through diversity: Robotics in Europe
Dr. Susanne Bieller
Project Manager, EUnited Robotics
12:20 The global robotics boom: Markets, trends and forecast
Gudrun Litzenberger
General Secretary, International Federation of Robotics, IFR
12:35 Q&A
12:45 Lunch Break - Networking Opportunities
13:30 Talk
Thorsten Rudolph
Managing Director, AZO - Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen
13:40 Talk
Cooperate to innovate
Markus Struppe
Partner, UnternehmerTUM Consulting
14:00 Panel
High Tech - Startups: Financing and cooperation with established companies/entrepreneurs
Moderator: Christian Sachsinger
Roman Huber
Managing Director, Bayern Kapital GmbH
Peter Pauli
Managing Director, BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft
Rolf-Dieter Metka
Managing Director, ondeso GmbH
Willem Bulthuis
Business Angel and Board Advisor, WBX Consulting
Discussion/Q&A
16:00 Awards Ceremony, AUTOMATICA FORUM, hall A5



Thursday, 23 June 2016 - Space for Disruption

Moderator: Dr. Reinhard Lafrenz
10:00 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Alexandros Nikolakakis
CEO, Muse Robotics
10:10 Talk
From Research to Industrial Product: A Software for Intuitive Programming of Flexible Industrial Robot Tasks
Sven Schmidt-Rohr
CEO, Co-founder, ArtiMinds Robotics GmbH
10:30 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Dr.-Ing Michael Suppa
CEO and Co-Founder, Roboception GmbH
10:45 Session
Space
Soft Robotics: From Space to Manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Alin Albu-Schäffer
Head of the Institute, DLR Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
Robotic from Outer to Inner Space
Detlef Wilde
Head of Robotics Projects and Autonomous Systems Engineering, Airbus Defence & Space – Space Systems, Airbus DS GmbH Bremen
11:40 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Dr. Michael Strohmayr [tbc]
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Tacterion GmbH
11:50 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Christian Kosmehl
Managing Director, Athion GmbH
12:00 Lunch Break - Networking Opportunities
14:00 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Dr.-Ing. Nicolas Alt
TUM
14:10 Talk
FRANKA EMIKA: The Professional Robot for Everyone
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin
Director, Institute of Automatic Control, University Hannover
14:30 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Claus Risager
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Blue Ocean Robotics
14:45 Talk
coming soon... [tbc]
15:00 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Mojtaba Karimi
CTO, IKAP Robotics
15:15 Talk
coming soon... [tbc]
15:35 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
15:45 Talk
coming soon... [tbc]



Friday, 24 June 2016 - Inventors.Founders.Makers.

Moderator: Dr. Patricia Wolny, Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum
10:00 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
André Leimbrock
Managing Director, Dynamic Components GmbH
10:10 Talk
Presentation of ESA BIC
10:25 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Thorsten Gröne
Managing Director and Co-Founder, Cevotec GmbH
10:35 Talk
coming soon... [tbc]
10:50 STARTUP Pitch
"The stage is yours..."
Carl Vause
Chief Executive Officer, Soft Robotics Inc.
11:00 Talk
coming soon... [tbc]
11:20 Closing remarks