Corporate Startup Summit & Award 2018

27 – 28 November | ZURICH | Kraftwerk

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What is Corporate Startup Summit & Award 2018?

A two days conference on Corporate Startup Engagement, Collaboration & Co-Creation, Incubation & Acceleration and Intrapreneurship. The European platform #1 supports all Innovation Managers, Digital Leaders, Intrapreneurs and Change Makers in making a real impact everyday.

150+ participants learn from international experienced professionals, exchange on and discuss best practices with other ambitious intrapreneurs. Be inspired by Best Practice Slams, Speed-Workshops, Panels and Keynotes.

Application Corporate Startup Award 2018

The 4th Corporate Startup Award puts Intrapreneurs from around Europe and their initiatives in the spotlight. The best of them will be awarded in altogether 4 categories. Find out more about Winners 2017.

The application was opened on 20. June 2018 at the Corporate Incubation & Acceleration Summit in Berlin!

The Best Corporate Entrepreneurship

This category awards the best programs or projects that create framework for supporting entrepreneurship within established corporations (Intrapreneurship). We are looking for innovative concepts that offer employees new organisational and HR structures and enable them to take ownership in pursuing their own projects.

The Best Corporate Incubator / Accelerator

This category awards the best corporate programs for structured collaboration with startups and onboarding of external innovations. We are looking for programs that are run by the corporation itself, through crossindustrial corporate partnerships as well as partnerships with 3rd party service providers.

The Best Corporate Startup

 This category awards the best entrepreneurial projects run as an “internal startup” by the employees and in many cases in a team with external experts as a close partnership. We are looking for projects that were spinned off from the corporation as well as those that are embedded within existing corporate structures, developed in a “startup-like” way and enjoy lot of freedom and flexibility.

The Most Impactful Intrapreneur

 This category awards the pioneer intrapreneurs that pro-actively drive the change through diverse projects and initiatives from within established structures. These candidates are ideally recognized as leaders in their domain and are nominated by their colleagues for their impact.

Topics in 2018

Corporate Startup Engagement

Innovation & Startup Business INTELLIENCE – Data Driven Startup Scouting – STARTUP OUTPOST – Co-Creation – Engagement MODELS


Tools for Intrapreneurs – Cultural Change – Intrapreneurship BOOTCAMPS & PROGRAMS – Intrapreneurial Transformation – Intrapreneurial LEADERSHIP – Identifying & Retaining Intrapreneurs – Startup Knowledge Transfer

Incubation & Acceleration

OPEN Innovation – Corporate Lean Startup – Corporate Startups – EVOLUTION of ACCELERATOR MODEL – Company Builders


We are working on the Agenda for Zurich 2018 to amaze you!

Speakers 2018

Katja Samara

Head of Partner Innovation Program and Business Developer @NTNU Accel

Matthias Patz

Vice President Innovation & New Ventures @DB Systel


  • Ticket / 2-for-1
    • 2-DAYS Summit
    • 27. - 28. November 2018
    • Best Practice Slams
    • Speed-Workshops
    • Panels
    • Keynotes
    • Formal and Informal Networking Opportunities
    • Refreshment
    • AWARD Application FEE included
  • Startup Readiness Workshop Ticket / SINGLE
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    • 1-DAY intense workshop
    • 26. November 2018 in Zurich
    • Small Group of Innovation Professionals
    • Roadmap For Efficient Co-Innovation
    • Startup Co-Innovator Toolbox
    • Refreshment
    • Networking Dinner
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  • ALL-in-ONE Summit Ticket

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