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Start-up area

A dedicated area of approximately 1,000 square meters located in prime position will feature economically priced and attractively designed booths for start-ups, opportunities to present yourself to a wide audience, networking and much more.

IFAT Munich’s area for start-ups is the perfect stage for young companies from the environmental technology sector!

The start-up platform for international newcomers at IFAT Munich 2022 was a complete success. After this great success, we are now entering the fourth round of bringing together young and highly innovative start-ups with the extensive global IFAT network at IFAT Munich 2024.

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Hall B4.139/338, Consultation and networking at the adiutaByte GmbH booth
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Hall B4.139/338, Impression of the start-up area
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Hall B4.139/338, consultation and networking at the Recycleye Limited

If you are interested in taking part and/or receiving further information about the IFAT Munich start-up offers, please fill out the form below. We will check your details and contact you as soon as possible. Details on our “all-inclusive” turnkey packages for start-ups will be available in June 2023 and by completing this form you will be the first to know when the application process starts! Please note that this form serves as a declaration of interest only, it does not constitute an actual application for IFAT Munich.

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Participation as exhibitor

You have an innovative start-up? Your business operates in the growing market of environmental technologies? Then, this is the perfect place for you:

IFAT Munich is looking for start-ups

  • that have been established less than ten years ago,
  • that have successfully passed the seed and set-up phases, and
  • that can showcase highly innovative products and services. The minimum requirement is an available prototype and an already commercialized product/service, respectively.

The start-up area’s benefits

  • Meeting point for the entire world! IFAT Munich’s international visitors and exhibitors and the incomparable IFAT network provide unique access to new, global markets.
  • Understanding the big picture! IFAT Munich presents the complete value chain of the industry: suppliers and manufacturers, customers from the industry and the public sectors, associations and politics. Make sure your start-up reaches the right recipients.
  • In the center! The central position on the start-up platform is ideal for new market participants: perfect attention for innovative services.
  • Good opportunity! The cost-effective “all-inclusive” turnkey package guarantees efficient access to the world's leading trade fair for environmental technologies.
  • The start-up show! Present your start-up in lectures and forums. We'll open the doors for you.