@ University of Cologne, Main Building: Aula 2 and foyer
PITCH - At the grand finale, eight teams from Cologne's universities pitch their innovative ideas in two categories - with prize money totaling €10,000 at stake. You choose your favorites for the audience award.
MEET - Get to know like-minded people. Start-ups from Cologne's universities, colleagues from the Gateway start-up centers and many other players from the start-up ecosystem will be on site. Find out how the Gateway can help you find your own idea or develop your existing idea further.
MATCH - Do you have a start-up idea and are still looking for fellow founders or would you like to contribute your skills to an existing start-up? Connect with people interested in founding a company on site and drop by the Start-up Market - because our start-ups are also looking for support in various areas.
5pm - 6pm MATCH - Start-up Market
6pm - 7.30pm PITCH - Pitches of the finalists
7.30pm - 8pm Break / jury session
8pm - 8.20pm Award ceremony for the top three winners