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Why attend:

For Corporates

Get to know innovations and digital trends

Digital transformation creates new opportunities, but can also be a challenging process. On the digital ruhrSUMMIT platform, promising B2B Start-ups present their innovative business models and solutions that might be of interest to your company and can take you or your company to the next level.

Get to know start-ups with potential

  • They tumble around on our virtual platform: national and international Start-ups with scalable business models that offer innovative solutions.
  • Use the EXPO - as a visitor or exhibitor - as well as other digital networking options to find new cooperation partners for your company.
  • Entrepreneurs present their products and services on the Pitch Stage.
  • As a corporate you can also participate in the Corporate Pitches and present your business. (Languages: DE & EN)
  • At the Corporate Challenge Pitch, innovative B2B Start-ups present their solutions to︎ individual and concrete corporate challenges.

Experience digitalisation

  • Innovative Start-ups and future-oriented companies exhibit their digital solutions at the virtual EXPO.
  • Digital pioneers share their knowledge on multiple stages.
  • Take advantage of the table discussions on current trend topics to expand your know-how and meet new contacts.


  • In the virtual Match Making Area, you can exchange ideas in theme rooms or during individual and group discussions.
  • Various filter options offer you an optimal overview of all participants that could be interesting for your company.
  • Get to know numerous interesting participants in a short time at ruhrSUMMIT Roulette.


  • As a corporate ticket holder you have access to the exclusive "Corporate Challenge Pitch" in the forefront of the ruhrSUMMIT. Here innovative B2B start-ups present their solutions to individual and concrete corporate challenges.
  • The respective winning start-up starts a pilot with the company that has set the challenge, the "Challenge Owner".
  • Live stream from the Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum.


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