Upcoming Events

February 22 & 23, 2023 – 7th ECP  The first industry speed dating event

The ECP is a unique event which offers an efficient partnering platform to help you find the right business partner in the shortest possible time. Corporates can find new technologies to solve the problems of today and tomorrow. Start-ups and SMEs can engage in dialog with venture capitalists and representatives of industry.

Einladung GEC Forum (2160 × 1080 px)

October 20 & 21, 2022 – GEC Forum

Our hybrid forum in Meerbusch near Duesseldorf where we presented our old and new startups.

  • more information here.
11th of October 2022, 1545~1800 (JST) 845~1100 (CET)

October 11, 2022 –Rhine-County of Neuss meets Ōta-ku – Synergies between start-up ecosystems and investment into innovation in Germany & Japan

  • find the press release here.



September 14, 2022 – Ideenfutter Expo by Foodhub NRW 

  • We were part of the Ideenfutter Expo by Foodhub NRW. See our little recap on LinkedIn.
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September 7, 2022 – GEC Executive Innovation Dialogue 

  • The paint and coatings industry is on the move: new raw materials, new recipes, new processes. Looking at bio-based raw materials, automation and digitization will become an integral part for everyone involved. 

August 18, 2022 – Digital Demo Day 

  • We were part of the Digital Demo Day 2022 at AREAL BÖHLER. See our little recap on LinkedIn. 
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June 14, 2022 – GEC Webtalk

  • Episode #2 with the author of “FastScaling: The Smart Path to Building Massively Valuable Businesses” – Dr. Patrick FlesnerWatch the complete talk here.
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May 24, 2022 – GEC Webtalk

  • Kristal Golan was our speaker in the first GEC Live 30-minute WebTalk.  Watch the complete talk here.

May 19, 2022 – GEC Charity Auktion

  • A charity event by the GEC in collaboration with the start-up Nanoo. Heating plates designed by the French-German street artist L.E.T. (Les Enfants Terribles) were up for auction. More information here.

March 6, 2022 – Textile Award Show 

  • In a festive ceremony, the GEC Textile Awards were presented  at the Areal Böhler industrial park in Meerbusch/Düsseldorf. More information here

Februrary 16, 2022 – The 6th ECP 

  • The Global Entrepreneurship Centre hosted the opening of the 6th ECP at the brand-new GEC Campus in Dusseldorf Germany. More information here.
Februrary 2, 2022 – CLIB Conference
  • Friedrich Barth, the CEO & Founder of the Global Entrepreneurship Centre, moderated Session 5 of the CLIB International Conference 2022. Link to Website here.
 October 29-30, 2022– deGuT BERLIN 
  • 37th Edition of the German Founder and Entrepreneur Days (Die Deutschen Gründer- und Unternehmertage). The GEC exhibited to engage with SusTechs in Berlin. More information here.
October 15, 2021 – Launch Event of the Global Entrepreneurship Centre
  • Grand opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Centre “Entrepreneurs for a better world”. More information here / Agenda here.
September 9, 2021 – Digital Demo Day
  • Exhibition and Presentation. More information here (external link).