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22 Sep 2020 - 23 Sep 2020
Digital Matchmaking Event 22.09.2020 14-18 o'clock 23.09.2020 9-12 o'clock

Welcome to

Spotlight on European Supply Chain
and Logistics Innovation

Digital International Matchmaking made simple
as part of the startupweek:RUHR

Digitalisation and automation are changing the logistics industry. Startups with innovative ideas have the opportunity to convince investors and potential users of their technological solutions at the Digital Matchmaking Event on 22nd and 23rd September 2020. The international event, offered as an online format, is organized by Startport GmbH and ZENIT GmbH and with international support from the Enterprise Europe Network.

Find out which innovations will help to shape the future of supply chain and logistics. Experience inspiring presentations and pitches on a wide range of topics and meet the representatives of startups, companies and investors during one-on-one meetings via our matchmaking platform b2match.


Listen to presentations about current innovations in supply chain and logistics, as well as best practices on cooperation between startups and corporates.

During the online conference, experts will illustrate the immense influence of digital innovations and current disruptive trends on logistics and European supply chains by presenting case studies from the field. The successful cooperation between startups and companies will also be a focus of the event. Inputs come from well-known investors, multipliers and include exciting examples of the cooperation between corporates and start-ups.


Pitch your idea in front of corporates and investors from all over Europe.

In the second part, startups can present their new ideas and solutions to the other participants in thematic sessions. A wide range of topics within logistics (including supply chain management, warehousing, transport, IoT, etc.) will be addressed.

Please note that the application deadline for startups willing to pitch has been extended to Monday, 31st of August. More information

Live Matchmaking

Take part in our networking session and meet other startups, corporates and investors.

Following the open part of the online conference, all participants are invited to use an online B2B matching to exchange project ideas and explore cooperation potential. Confidential online 1:1 meetings will take place.

Via the b2match platform, concrete search profiles can be entered in advance to facilitate the targeted search for suitable partners. The 1:1 meetings will be requested by the participants in advance and will be scheduled if both sides are interested.

The participation in the event is free of charge. The language of the conference is English.

The main organisers of the event are startport and ZENIT GmbH/NRW.Europa.

startport is the innovation platform for logistics and supply chain. The mission: Connecting startups and companies at the logistics location Duisburg. Home of the world’s largest inland container port and 350 transport and logistics companies, Duisburg is the leading logistics hub in Europe.