03. June 2022 09:30 - 03. June 2022 15:00 | Digital


Europe’s No1 event to match startups and corporates from the process industry

The 3rd version of 2022s X-Linker will be for all the startups providing solutions in the field of smart production like for example process optimization, energy efficiency and predictive maintenance! We want to drive innovation and strengthen the exchange in the evolution of process technology.

For this purpose, selected startups will get crosslinked with renowned corporates from the process industry and our strong community. Before the final day, the startups receive professional pitch training so that they are excellently prepared for their final presentation. Here they will pitch in front of our community and can look forward to an exclusive speed dating session with relevant movers.

If your startup offers a solution in the field of smart production – apply now!

Corporate Speed Daters

Selected Startups

Jury & speaker

The program

  • Participants
    The program is designed specifically for startups within Digital Chemistry & Process Industry who are looking for an individual intro to renowned German chemical corporates. The focus is on digital solutions for process industry.
  • Preparation for startups only
    Individual date for pitch coaching (2 hours preparation each) plus technical dry-run
  • Date for all participants
    June 3, 2022 (2 hours for guests, 6 hours for Corporate Speed Daters & startups)
  • Event Location
  • Language
    The event will be held in English.
  • Our offer
    Participation in the event is free of charge.
  • Startup advantage
    You meet with leading chemical & process industry corporates in individual speed dating sessions, pitch your startup in front of our large community and receive individual pitch training to boost your startup's development.
  • Application for startups
    Our application portal is open. Please fill out the application form with all required information. Application Deadline for startups is May 8, 2022. After reviewing your application, you will receive feedback about your participation. More information will follow.

The agenda for June 3, 2022

Friday, June 3, 2022 (Virtual Conference Room)

09:15 am Virtual rooms open for first impressions

09:30 am Welcome, Opening & Welcome speech of Dr.-Ing. Gunther Kegel, CEO of Pepperl+Fuchs Group, President ZVEI, Vice President VDE Association for Electrical Electronic Information Technologies

09:55 am Startup Pitches with Q&A by Peggy Görlitz, Germany Trade & Invest und Rudolf Held, SAP

11:45 am End of the public part and break

12:00 am Corporate Speed Dating

15:00 pm Closing & Farewell

Companies from the chemical and process industry interested in participating in Corporate Speed Dating are welcome to apply by emailing kontakt@5-ht.com.

This program is sponsored by:

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