YOUR BUSINESS IDEA TAKES ROBOTICS TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL?
THEN APPLY NOW

Handelsblatt and McKinsey award top innovators with The Spark and bring them together with renowned business leader.

The Spark provides drivers of the digital revolution with the chance to present themselves on the big stage. The perfect award for startups whose ideas have the potential to cause ground-breaking changes within industry. You will not only have the chance to present your ideas to a prominent jury and high-caliber guests but also get in touch with other proponents of the digital revolution.

This year we focus on companies within the field of robotics who offer an innovative, scalable concept and have been already successfully tested in a business context.

Apply now and complete our online form until the 22nd of July.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU

As finalist or winner of The Spark- The German Digital Award you’ll gain many benefits …

… valuable contacts, a competent network and relevant insights.

… a range of influence by presenting your company on stage and via our media.

… an approved distinction to raise your reputation.

OVERVIEW OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS

  • application

    Please apply for The Spark using our online application form till the 22nd of July.

  • preselection

    Applicants will be preselected based on the information given in their application. Only the best applicants will be selected as finalists.

  • jury session

    On September 19th, the finalists will present their business to our high-caliber jury in live-pitches. This will be the basis for the jury’s selection of the winners.

  • award ceremony

    On November 8th, finalists will be presented at the grand award ceremony in Berlin. Then the winners will be revealed.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

In our Special on Handelsblatt Online (German only) you can find interesting articles about The Spark – The German Digital Award and this year’s topic robotics.

Since 2016 Handelsblatt and McKinsey award The Spark – The German Digital Award. Find out more about the winners, the jury and the finalists of the last two years here.

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Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)