Side Events of ConCarExpo 2017

ConCarHack 2017

Developer teams will hack and compete to create connected mobility solutions in only one day during ConCarExpo's own hackathon! Challengers will battle it out to take home €7.000 and present their project during the expo. Fast Innovation at its finest!

ConCarForum with Panel Discussion "Mobility"

In light of the rapidly advancing technical developments and the variety of interfaces, the need for know-how in the field Connected Car is tremendous. Therefore ConCarExpo offers a wide-ranging programme of expert lectures in an exhibition forum with free access for the audience. The ConCar Forum will be placed in a central position in the exhibition hall to form the hub of the event in addition to the Car Pavillon.

Cutting-edge technology Solutions as well as new business models will be presented for the Connected Car taking into account any legal considerations.

ConCarForum Program

Start-up Area

Centrally located within the trade fair ConCarExpo, you’ll find the start-up area where young, innovative companies offer products and solutions for connected vehicles and the mobility of the future.

Experience first-hand the trends and developments of the sectoral market, presented on our Start-up stage by creative and ambitious start-ups. It’s worth a visit!

The following start-ups are already registered:

  • autoaid GmbH
  • Blickfeld GmbH
  • Drust
  • Geospin GmbH
  • GHM Mobile Development GmbH
  • Graphmasters GmbH
  • inno2grid GmbH
  • Mobiag, Lda
  • NectOne UG
  • Parkbob GmbH
  • RYDIES - urban micro mobility
  • Savari GmbH
  • Third Space Auto
  • Toposens GmbH
  • Ubeeqo GmbH
  • Urban Software Institute GmbH
  • xdi360 GmbH
  • Xenomatix N. V.

Start-up Pitch

As a part of the Start-up Area there will be Start-up Pitch to give the companies a chance to challenge their latest services and products to a high ranked jury. The Start-ups have just a few minutes to pitch their ideas to the jury.

We are proud to announce the following jury members:

  • Sandra Noguera, Partnering & Venturing, Porsche Digital GmbH
  • Thomas Becher, Vice President Business Development, TomTom Telematics BV
  • Henri Kühnert, Co-Founder and Partner, building10 Servicegesellschaft mbH

The Start-up Pitch will be present by the finnish mobility trailblazer Mrs. Sonja Heikkilä. The winner of our Start-up Pitch will get 120.000 Euro Cloud Capital from Microsoft Deutschland GmbH and an invitation to Microsoft in Munich. The second will get a participation at the ”International Start-up Incubator and Accelerator” based in Brussels, Globally Connected, International Talent (organized from B-Sprouts).


Car Manufactures present their newest processings and research results in the field of Connected Car. The concept Car Oasis by Rinspeed - the autonomos, urban e-Vehicle - is one of the highlight shown in the car pavilion.

Test: New vehicle concepts for urban short-distance rides

New vehicles concepts are part of the solution to the “First & Last Mile” problem in urban areas. If in a sharing or ownership mode. Try out in our test area how e.g. E-Micro Scooters, E-Skateboards and Connected Bike Solutions convert the ride to your train, to work or for shopping to a “Fun Mile” – without traffic and emissions.

Provided by RYDIES

Usability Experience (UX) Hub

This hub will give attendees hands-on experience of the latest systems in today's market. Usability testing experts will guide visitors to learn what makes the system of three different cars unique and how to define success when it comes to usability.

24 hour Hackathon

10 young and innovative IT-developer teams will work in a 24 hour competition on new solutions for the challenges of the future mobility. The solutions will be presented to the visitors on the second show day. The hackathon will be presented by one of the leading Hackathon organizers BeMyApp.

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Scientific VDI Meeting AUTOREG

The 8. VDI-Conference AUTOREG (conference language german) is also held parallel. The scientific meeting offers an excellent platform for an exchange of experience between Science & Industry. Attendees and Lecturers have free access to the ConCarExpo. A combination with the international VDI-conferences is eliminated.