Key dates   |   Who can participate?   |   Pitches & Winner(s)   |   The jury   |   Collaborators


piosphere will celebrate the 2nd piosphere Award in 2017 which selects the most innovative Spanish startup. 

The winner will attend the BayStartUp DemoNight in November 2017 in Munich 
(incl. flights & accommodations for two).

piosphere is an initiative promoted by the German-Spanish Chamber of Commerce with the goal of
fostering the German-Spanish startup ecosystem by:

- connecting Spanish startups with German investors

- providing help in accessing new markets and finding business opportunities


Key dates

 –   Candidate registration period open

     –   Candidate registration deadline

  –   Finalists announced

      –   Pitches from the finalists in Madrid 

    Award ceremony together with the celebration of the annual general meeting in Madrid

Who can participate?


Startups based in Spain which were created no longer than five years ago and have a technological background

Procedure & Application Requirements

And the winner is:

1. Syneidis

Honorable mention: Universal DX

2. AEInnova

3. Obuu

Pitches from the Finalists:

Part 1



The jury

Rodolfo Carpintier

Jury President | Founder & Shareholder @ DaD

Amparo de San José

Director Business Angel & Family Offices Network @ IESE

André Koropp

Rel. Gubernamentales e Institucionales, Asuntos Tecnológicos @ SEAT

Arístides Senra

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Director @ UPM

Carsten Hoffmann

General Manager Spain and Portugal @ Lufthansa

Javier López-Bartolome


Rogelio Ambrosi

General Manager @ Merck Group

Walther von Plettenberg


Wilhelm Lappe

Founder @ Emprelab & theBizTour


In collaboration with




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