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  • DAY 1

    June 10th 2020

  • Check-in, badge collection and welcome coffee
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Welcome by Startup INVEST.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Support organisations and Accelerators pitching on the SoapBox - 30-45 seconds, no slides. GO!
    DISCOVER
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 3 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 4 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    SZENARIO 1 (5th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Artificial Intelligence * Augmented & Virtual Reality * Data Mining & Machine Learning * Mobility * Robotics * Smart Buildings * Smart Cities * Supply Chain & Logistics
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: CONTENT & CHANNELS includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Art & Culture * Consumer Electronics * E-commerce & Online Marketplaces * Education * Enterprise Software * Gaming * Industrial Internet & IoT * Lifestyle & Fashion * Marketing & AdTech * Mobile Hardware & Software * News & Entertainment * Social & Communities * Sports & Performance * Travel & Tourism
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 7 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: FINTECH includes companies in the following sectors:
    * FinTech * Funding/Alternative finance * InsurTech * LegalTech * Payments * PropTech * RegTech * Security & Privacy
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 6 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: HEALTHTECH includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Biotech * Digital Health * Healthcare * Medtech & Pharma * Wearables * Wellbeing
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: SUSTAINABLE TECH includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Agricultural Tech * CleanTech * Energy Transition * Environmental Economics * Foodtech * Micro-/Nanotech * New Materials * Social Entrepreneurship * Sustainable Living
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    CONNECT
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 4 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • Food trucks are located on the Terrace.
    Catering also available in the Forum area.
    CONNECT
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    TERRACE (5th Floor)

  • STAGE SPONSORED BY SECA
    Investors and corporates on stage
    Soapbox, 60 seconds, no slides.
    DISCOVER
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 4 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 3 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
    DISCOVER
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 6 (6th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 7 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • by MINT&PEPPER - Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • The 50 Startup semifinalists of the pitching battle will be announced.
    Information on INNOVATION WALK, INVESTOR DINNER and STARTUP NIGHT
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Visit and enjoy the Apéro at the Hot Cubes.
    DISCOVER
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    CITY OF BERN

  • INVESTOR DINNER at Kornhauskeller offered by WENGER & VIELI
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    Kornhauskeller

  • STARTUP NIGHT at Kornhaus Café
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    Kornhaus Café

  • Visit our Sponsors, Partners and Guest Countries at their booth in the Hall of Fame.
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • What is the best accelerator program for your startup?
    Visit our Accelerator Area to explore the options.
    CONNECT
    DISCOVER
    Where
    AARE FOYER (4th Floor)

  • by Aparna Rao in collaboration with PATHOS
    Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Experience VR & AR from our partners
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • The most exciting technologies coming from the best of Swiss academia.
    Visit the Hot Cubes located around the city.
    Join the guided tours.
    DISCOVER
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    CITY OF BERN

  • KIDS & TECH by Mint & Pepper - Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    GARTEN 1&2 (Ground Floor)

  • DAY 2

    June 11th 2020

  • Check-in, badge collection and welcome coffee
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Welcome by Alec von Graffenried, Mayor of the City of Bern.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Welcome keynote by Christian Wenger, Chairman Startup INVEST and initiator of the Startup DAYS.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Intro keynote and demo of autonomous systems made in Switzerland.
    Supported by Swiss Autonomous Valley.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 8 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • PITCHING BATTLE Semifinal 1 - FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    SZENARIO 1 (5th Floor)

  • PITCHING BATTLE Semifinal 1 - FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
    DISCOVER
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 6 (6th Floor)

  • Food trucks are located on the Terrace.
    Catering also available in the Forum area.
    CONNECT
    Where
    TERRACE (5th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Keynote speaker to be announced
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • From the HOT CUBES in the City of Bern to the Main Stage.
    Pitching battle format: soapbox, 100 seconds, 5 slides max.
    Public voting.
    Price Money: CHF 10'000
    ON STAGE
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • 175 corporate members of digitalswitzerland join for their General Assembly
    digitalswitzerland MEMBERS ONLY - entrance control)
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 6 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • by Olga Miler
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Keynote speaker will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • Keynote speaker will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • Panel speakers will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Additional panel speakers will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • Panel speakers will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • 5 female bachelor students will pitch their problem-solution fit for a sustainable world.
    Public voting.
    Price Money: CHF 3'000
    ON STAGE
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Grande Finale Pitching Battle. 2 finalists per track!
    Soapbox. Public voting.
    Price Money: CHF 50'000 (cash & in-kind)
    ON STAGE
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Closing ceremony SUD 2020
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Apéro and network
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Visit our Sponsors, Partners and Guest Countries at their booth in the Hall of Fame.
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • What is the best accelerator program for your startup?
    Visit our Accelerator Area to explore the options.
    CONNECT
    DISCOVER
    Where
    AARE FOYER (4th Floor)

  • by Aparna Rao in collaboration with PATHOS
    Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Experience VR & AR from our partners
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • The most exciting technologies coming from the best of Swiss academia.
    Visit the Hot Cubes located around the city.
    Join the guided tours.
    DISCOVER
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    CITY OF BERN

GET YOUR PASS NOW

  • INVESTOR or CORPORATE

    Only active INVESTORS or CORPORATES looking for collaborations with startups.
  • ENTHUSIAST: CHF 500 CHF (buy before 31.03.)
  • RUSH-HOUR: CHF 700 (pay after 30.05.)
  • CHF600
  • GET EVENT PASS
  • STARTUP

    Only Deep-tech STARTUPS with innovative products and services with a scalable business model.
  • ENTHUSIAST: CHF 300 CHF (buy before 31.03.)
  • RUSH-HOUR: CHF 400 (pay after 30.05.)
  • CHF350
  • GET EVENT PASS
  • ATTENDEE

    Supporters, academia, organisations or individuals engaged or interested in the startup ecosystem.
  • ENTHUSIAST: CHF 600 CHF (buy before 31.03.)
  • RUSH-HOUR: CHF 800 (pay after 30.05.)
  • CHF700
  • GET EVENT PASS