Let's innovate future materials together!

This innovation program calls upon researchers, professionals, students as well as startups and innovative companies to develop new approaches or to apply existing solutions for real-world challenges from our major partners from the materials & engineering sector.

By offering funded co-creation, collaboration &  exclusive events, our program will enable you to give your career, your solution, or your company the boost it deserves.

Our Challenges

Browse the challenges that are open for participation at the moment.

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Adhesive Technology for Drinking Water Pipes

✅ Challenge completed

Congratulations to teams Addible & NanoNoviLab

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Sound-absorbing Ceiling goes Aesthetic

✅ Challenge completed

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Sustainable Facade Systems

✅ Challenge completed

Congratulations to team Cold Pad!


In our FAQ you can find the most important questions at a glance.

How do I participate?
What are my options to participate?
We are a Startup – can we also participate?
How mature must the approach be?
For everyone who is just developing a solution concept:
For Startups:
How to create an account on our platform and how to set it up?
How to participate in a challenge and submit my idea?
Is there any criteria on who can participate?
Is my participation binding?
What happens after the first deadline?
Questions or looking for team members?

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