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15. Juni 2021

open call
2021 winners

Open Call

2021

03 May-
15 jun

the OPEN CALL
IS FINISHED

The Data Hub Ruhr Open Call 2021 is closed. We are happy about lots of startups with great knowledge - which participated in our data-challenges. Thank you very much!
Become part of our network & stay tuned.

Winning teams

Mine Water Treatment

Winner startup
Watergenics

Automated CAD generation from 3D Point Clouds

Winner startup
Roometric

Claim Predictor

Winner startup
Orbica

Flat finder

Winner startup
NILG.ai

Innovation Insights Map

Winner startup
Targomo.com

Flying craftsmen

Winner startup
OLT

Data Driven Sustainability

Winner startup
Fusionbase

CAD to BOB Matcher

Winner startup
Bimspot

Data Challenges

DataHub Ruhr is a business building program that connects start-ups with established corporations in the Ruhr region. The program tasks start-ups with developing innovative, data-driven ideas to tackle use cases provided by our corporate partners. As part of a three-month collaboration, start-ups will draft a proof of concept, with the opportunity to receive up to EUR 20,000 in funding.
OUR APPROACH TO DATA INNOVATION
The DEMO DAY will be at the HOD this year!
2 NOV
— 2021
Hands on Data - the
HODest B2B Data
Conference
Fully focused on B2B – Data & AI
in the Ruhr areas main industries
Top Keynotes & Use Cases
from thought leaders & Hands-On Corporate Best Practices
20+ speaker from the Ruhr areas main industries
Business leader, decision maker, entrepreneurs and thought leaders
20+ Corporate Reverse Pitches
Corporates, VCs and Startups
Hands On Data Challenges
Corporate/Startup co-created Data Innovation Challenges
Interactive networking & tailored matchmaking
using an innovative virtual event platform
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PREVIOUS CHALLENGES
& OUTCOMES

Several successful matchmaking rounds have already been completed over the past few years, with start-ups working with partner companies to successfully develop data-driven business models. Use cases cover a wide range of sectors, including issues involving post-mining, data-driven agriculture, error detection and resolution in gas and energy planning, building renovation, and tax auditing.
Previous Challenges
OUR APPROACH TO DATA INNOVATION
WHAT WE CAN DO FOR START-UPS
Access to leading corporate partners and opportunities for long-term collaboration
Receive up to EUR 20,000 in funding to draft a proof of concept – without giving up equity
Real-world use cases and unique datasets from established corporations

WHAT WE OFFER

The large number of industrial businesses located in the Ruhr region and its central location within Europe make the area highly attractive for B2B data start-ups.  

The DataHub Ruhr program offers start-ups access to these companies – and their unique datasets.

The aim of DataHub Ruhr is to foster data-driven innovation by connecting start-ups with established corporations as part of three-month collaborations. Together, they can work to develop and implement profitable, data-driven solutions.

Let's talk

Felix Schröder
Program Manager DataHub Ruhr

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We have made it our mission to boost data innovation in the B2B and industrial sectors. Become a member of our DataHub Ruhr network to receive all the latest information about exciting challenges and matchmaking events in the Ruhr region.

Let's talk

Felix Schröder
Program Manager DataHub Ruhr