STEP Award of the FAZ - apply until 15.7.2019!

Corinna Herrmann


For the 14th time already, F.A.Z.-Fachverlag, together with other sponsors and partners, will present the STEP Award. Until July 15, 2019, innovative and growing companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland that are primarily active in B2B field are invited to apply.

The STEP Award is presented in the categories Artificial Intelligence, Energy Transition, Health Industry, Material Science and Mobility. There will also be a special award for New Work. The aim is to promote young companies in promising industries and to give them important impulses for their successful development. The prize and the network of the STEP Award are intended to help the applicants to prepare for the upcoming "STEP".

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We from the Digital Hub Mannheim/Ludwigshafen - Chemistry & Health are very happy to support this award for startups and are pleased that one of our cooperation partners, Kinemic, has been awarded with the special prize for digitization/industry 4.0/Blockchain last year.

We are already looking forward to this year's applicants and award winners.

After a preliminary selection, all finalists will be invited to an Elevator Talk in Königstein near Frankfurt on December 2, 2019 to present themselves and their company to the jury. The award ceremony for the winners will take place at a gala ceremony later on.

Further information and application documents can be found at

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