Startup Summit

Startup Summit Program

There are many stories to be told, to be shared and to learn from. The Summit Stage in the center of the Basecamp of Inspiration is the perfect place for this.

Every day of the show will be dedicated to one of the four trend topics. The topic sherpa will kick off the day with his/her keynote and guide you through the day. Every curated startup will have the chance to present themselves on stage. In addition, there will be panel discussions and elevator presentations of other startups contributing to the respective topic. The Summit Stage will be a fascinating area to share, listen and learn.


 June 30, 2019 | TECHNOLOGY < > SPORTS

Trend Topic Partner: YKK

Charles Ross

10:00 - 10:20

Opening Keynote

Speaker: Charles Ross, Performance Sportswear Design Lecturer

Markus Schlittenbauer

10:30 - 10:50

Digital Safety. How to make your outdoor sport safe.

Speaker: Markus Schlittenbauer, ProteGear

Johannes Scholl

11:00 - 11:20

Rollercoaster Presentation

Speaker: Johannes Scholl, ICAROS

Ghislain Pipers & Arthur Jallas

11:30 - 11:50

New trends in micro adventures

About how we can improve comfort for explorers

Speakers: Arthur Jallas & Ghislain Pipers, SAMAYA

Charles Ross

12:00 - 12:20 | Panel Discussion „Revolution vs Evolution“

Moderator: Charles Ross, Performance Sportswear Design Lecturer



- Johannes Scholl, ICAROS
- Bastian Müller, GRDXKN®
- Prof. Matthias Kimmerle, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University

Bastian Müller

12:30 - 12:50

The functional pattern - Innovative printing and finishing techniques

Speaker: Bastian Müller, GRDXKN®

Malte Binting

13:00 - 13:20

Recovery first - in sports and in life

Speaker: Malte Binting, moduu

Gabrielle Mosso & Massimo Mellano

13:30 - 13:50


Speakers: Gabrielle Mosso & Massimo Mellano, CAPSULA BAG

Moritz von Wysiecki, QOOL (va-Q-tec AG)

14:00 - 14:20

From Start-Up to Global Player…and then back again.

Speaker: Mortiz v. Wysiecki, QOOL (va-Q-tec)

James Vana, Perkins Coie

14:30 - 14:50

What Can You Do With Your Data? What Can They Do With Your Data?

Speaker: Jim Vana, Perkins Coie

Zhan Tang, Lumos Helmets

15:00 - 15:20

Using Design and Technology to Save Lives

Speaker: Zhan Tang, Lumos Helmets

Diego Taglioni

15:30 - 15:50

How sport’s activities will change with the use of the AI

Speaker: Diego Taglioni, veestex/Bitwear

Jennifer Polce

16:00 - 16:20

Meeting Changing Consumer Demands with Innovative Design

Speaker: Jennifer Polce, HERO WATER WEAR

Haim Ganz

16:30 - 16:50

RhinoWolf  - All you need is one

Speaker: Haim Ganz, RhinoWolf

July 1, 2019 | HEALTH

Trend Topic Partner: movesense by Suunto

Terho Lahtinen

10:00 - 10:20

Opening Keynote "Health Applications of Sports Wearables"

Speaker: Terho Lahtinen, suunto

Aaron Thornton, YoYo Mats

10:30 - 10:50

YoYo Mats & The Modern Yogi

Speaker: Aaron Thornton, YoYo Mats

Markos Aristides Kern, multiBall

11:00 - 11:20

Sports and Tech, how Meaningful Innovation can fight inactivity and boost whole sport

Speaker: Markos Aristides Kern, multiBall

Eric Meiser, HesherBall

11:30 - 11:50

From prototype to German Design Award - The (r)evolution of HesherBall

Speakers: Eric Meiser, HesherBall

Barbara Klein, Flexibar

12:00 - 12:20 | Panel Discussion „How to turn a coach potatoe into an active person?“

Moderator: Barbara Klein, FlexiBar



- Terho Lahtinen, Suunto
- Eric Meiser, HesherBall
- Markos Aristides Kern, multiBall

Susan Haanpäa, Heart2Save

12:30 - 12:50

Easy arrhythmia detection for your safety – any time, anywhere.

Speaker: Susan Haanpäa, Heart2Save

Serban Andrei, YoRoller

13:00 - 13:20

The Future of Outdoor Workouts

Speaker: Serban Andrei, YoRoller

Terho Lahtinen

13:30 - 13:50

Movesense Open Innovation Contest

Speakers: David Badalec, OutDoor by ISPO // Terho Lahtinen, suunto

Nico Ruß, Infinite Running

14:00 - 14:20

A new way to Run

Speaker: Nico Ruß, Infinite Running

Roman Heinzle, MOVEEFFECT

14:30 - 14:50


Speaker: Roman Heinzle, MOVEEFFECT

Petr Prochazka, SKINNERS

15:00 - 15:20

Feet: underrated part of an athlete’s body?

Speaker: Petr Prochazka, SKINNERS

Barbara Klein, Flexibar

15:30 - 15:50

Rollercoaster Presentation

Speaker: Barbara Klein, Flexibar


Trend Topic Partner: adidas baseX

Inigo Bonilla, GSIC

10:00 - 10:20

Opening Keynote

Speaker: Iñigo Bonilla, GSIC powered by Microsoft

Christoph Fraundorfer, My Esel

10:30 - 10:50

Wood - new potentials for the bike industry

Speaker: Christoph Fraundorfer, My Esel

Olivier Lebleu, Runnin'City

11:00 - 11:20

To motivate runners, performance is good, but experience is better

Speaker: Olivier Lebleu, Runnin'City

Eugenia Makarow, La La Sports

11:30 - 11:50

Left Right Out: Barriers to people engaging in sports and how tech brings more diversity

Speakers: Eugenia Makarow, La La Sports

Sascha Liebhardt, New European College

12:00 - 12:20 | Panel Discussion „Will digitalization turn everything upside down?“

Moderator: Sascha Liebhardt, New European College



- Christoph Fraundorfer, My Esel
- Jonas Wand, FOURSOURCE
- Federico Sbrissa, Tecnica

Matthias Polig, Vertical Life

12:30 - 12:50

Digitisation in climbing sports

Speaker: Matthias Polig, Vertical Life

13:00 - 13:20

Rollercoaster Presentation

„How artificial intelligence helps build better skis (and break the rules of a stagnating industry)

Speaker: Sigi Rumpfhuber, Original+

13:30 - 13:50

Why Conversational Marketing is the future of customer engagement and 6 mistakes to avoid when implementing it

Speaker: Benjamin Benichou, Creative Bot


14:00 - 14:20

The world’s largest sourcing network for the apparel industry

Speaker: Jonas Wand, FOURSOURCE




10:00 - 10:20

Opening Keynote

Speaker: Timo Perschke, PYUA

Claus Brettschneider, BREDDY’S

10:30 - 10:50

CHANGING THE SYSTEM – next step: circularity

Speaker: Claus Bretschneider, BREDDY’S

Rob Warner, SKAPYA

11:00 - 11:20

Sustainability and Innovation Are Meaningless

Speaker: Rob Warner, SKAPYA

Timo Bäcker, SWARM Nutrition

11:30 - 11:50

Eat Insects! From biblical plague to modern superfood

Speaker: Timo Bäcker, SWARM Nutrition

12:00 - 12:20 | Panel Discussion „How to create a sustainable company?"

Moderator: Ulf Oliveros-Calvo, myClimate Deutschland gGmbH



- Jan Lorch, VAUDE
- David Ekelund, IceBug
- Guillaume Linossier, Saola Shoes
- Timo Perschke, PYUA

12:30 - 12:50

Rollercoaster Presentation

Speaker: Timo Perschke, PYUA

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