09.-10. Sep 17



[more_insights] [more_experience] [more_start-up] [more_expertise]

Visit TechFest Munich – one of Europe’s largest Hackathons

Experience creativity and rethink the use of technology

09.-10. Sep 17    


[more_insights] [more_experience] [more_start-up] [more_expertise]

Visit TechFest Munich – one of Europe’s largest Hackathons
Experience creativity and rethink the use of technology

Note: This page is for visitors, not for TECHFEST participants (not for you hackers out there). If you want to participate and hack for 3 days, apply on www.techfestmunich.com)

Join our TechFest Munich as visitor and get the full experience of one of the largest combined software and hardware hackathons in Europe. Gain insights and connect with others while having an exciting day with talks, workshops, tours, start-ups, side events and much more.



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Experience TF

Expert talks


MORE_ insights: join sessions about hackathon concepts, AI application, IoT prototyping and synthetic biology 

MORE_ experience: get inspired by the provided background information and experience the application of knowledge next door from 300 hackers 

MORE_ start-up: connect with >15 start-ups applying the highlighted technologies

MORE_ expertise: attend expert workshops about agile methods, design thinking, partner technology and much moreby

Exclusive Talks for TECHFEST visitors

Talk: “Building your Tech Network” Johann Romefort

Technology Evangelist, Stylight


Prof. Paul Lukowicz

Professor for Artificial Intelligence, Scientific Director DFKI

Talk: “Leading Digital Natives”

Klaus Dürrbeck

Senior Executive, Munich Leadership Group

Talk: “Storytelling in VR”

Jacqueline Bourke

Senior Creative Insights Manager, Getty Images

Talk: “Digital transformation through partnerships

Dominik Rohrmus

LNI 4.0, Siemens

Talk: “Content Creation for Virtual Worlds

Astrid Kahmke

Bayerisches Filmzentrum

Talk: “Impossible is just the beginning”

Markos Kern

Entrepreneur, FUN WITH BALLS GmbH

Talk: “Challenges of the 21st Century – Time for Bold Entrepreneurs”

Lin Kayser

Entrepreneur, Hyperganic Technologies

Talk: “F*ck your MBA, Techies rule the world.”

Ziéd Bahrouni

Co-Founder, Motius

Talk: “Approaches to Coorporate Innovation”

Manuel Götzendörfer

Partner New Venture Creation, UnternehmerTUM

Talk: “How to overcome common challenges in Startup-Corporate collaboration?”

Alexander Karl

COO , TechFounders

Talk: “Closing Loops”
(Circular Economy)

Lennard Hulsbos

Director, Spark

Saturday, 09.09.2017

On Saturday, we set up a full program for interested persons with talks, start-ups, partner inputs, workshops and tours through the hackathon.”

10:30 – 11:00 Registration

11:00 – 11:30 Intro into hackathons

11:30 – 12:30 Expert sessions about IoT prototyping, AI application and Synthetic Biology

12:30 – 13:30 Joint Lunch with Hackers / Networking


Start-up Exhibition, Various tours through TECHFEST; Partner presentations and tech input; Innovation input like Design Thinking, Agile Methods, Rapid Prototyping, Innovation approaches, and much more 

18:30 – 19:30 Buffet/ Networking

19:30 – …        Music and Activities

Sunday, 10.09.2017

“On Sunday it is all about the best presentations and innovations in the grand final.”

15:30 – 16.30 Registration 

16:30 – 18:00 Pitches of finalists


18:30 – …        Food&Drinks – Afterparty

STARTUPS at TECHFEST Munich: The Munich exhibition

PARTNERS at TECHFEST: Get to know them


TECHFEST Munich Code of Conduct

All attendees, sponsors, partners, volunteers and staff at our hackathon are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout the event. We expect cooperation from all participants to ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Our hackathon is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, previous hackathon attendance or computing experience (or lack of any of the aforementioned). We do not tolerate harassment of hackathon participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate at any hackathon venue, including hacks, talks, workshops, parties, social media and other online media. Hackathon participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the hackathon without a refund (if applicable) at the discretion of the hackathon organisers.

We take this seriously!