Accelerate your entry to the German market
with our program for international B2B startups

26th - 30th September 2022

Applications open until July 17th, 2022!


Who can apply?

International startups that want to enter the German market. Preferably from the field of IT, Industry 4.0, digital and high-tech with a B2B focus.


When is the application deadline?

The application deadline is July 17th, 2022.

If you are interested in the program, contact the program managers Anna Hüttl and Eliska Mastrakova. We will put your startup on the shortlist.

We have not founded the company yet. Can we also apply?

Yes, we consider startups no matter if they have founded a company already or not. 

The Market Discovery program will help you found a company in Germany.

When do you decide if our team can participate in the Market Discovery program?

We will select the attending startups about 6 weeks before the program starts. We might contact you via Skype or Phone to hold an additional interview with you.

Do we have to pay for the participation or give shares of our company?

No, the program is free of charge or equity! The program is funded by Baden-Württembergs Startup BW campaign.

You only have to cover the costs for travel and accomodation.

What is the program language?

English. Since the participants as well as the experts and mentors in this program are international, all workshops, presentations and pitches will be held in English. Your application has to be in English, too.

We do have further questions. Who can we contact?

Please contact Anna Hüttl or Eliska Mastrakova. You can find their contact information below the FAQ.

Your contact person

Anna Hüttl

manager startup ecosystem – NEXT MANNHEIM


+49 159 06133911

Eliska Mastrakova

coordinator accelerator programs – NEXT MANNHEIM

+49 621 33992 122


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