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External Speaker

Julian Zix

Project Lead GINSEP

German Startups Association

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Julian is the project lead of the GINSEP (German Indian Startup Exchange Program) based in Berlin. Before that he spent around 5 years in India as a consultant and project manager in various projects. He holds an M.A. from RWTH Aachen and specialised on Emerging Markets with a particular focus on India. He is particularly passionate about impact startups.

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September 24th, 2020 – Thursday

8:30 AM (UTC)

1:00 h

Driving Innovation in the World’s Third-Largest Startup Ecosystem: India’s Role in the Global Technology R&D Landscape and Prospects for Collaboration with Germany

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Breakout Session



Panel Discussion

Aimed at Startups and Corporates with existing or planned collaboration with India

With more than 7,500 Indian start-ups, India is the third largest start-up ecosystem worldwide. Many of the biggest industry leaders take part in this thriving ecosystem - including Daimler AG, who has built up Mercedes Benz R&D India (MBRDI) as the group’s largest innovation campus outside Germany to develop disruptive automotive technologies with Indian Startups such as Noumenon Multiphysics. Prospects for collaboration with Germany go beyond that - with the non-monetary German Indian Startup Exchange Program, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) strives to strengthen and foster exchange between India and Germany in the startup space and support Indian and German startups in their efforts to gain access to the respective other market. As such, this open panel discussion with all participants aims to explore new horizons with India as a thriving hub for the transfer of R&D and technology innovation.

Tentative Agenda (CEST):

10:30 - 10:40: Welcome and Introduction of MBRDI 

10:40 - 10:50: Interview with Noumenon Multiphysics

10:50 - 11:00: Insights on Indo-German startup activities and Toolkit for Businesses in India by     GINSEP 

11:00 - 11:05: Plug and Play outlook on India

11:05 - 11:25: Panel Discussion with Plug and Play Germany GmbH, Daimler, MBRDI, Noumenon and GINSEP and audience Q&A

11:25 - 11:30: Closing and exchange of contact details

Speakers of this Session

Sascha Karimpour

Managing Director

Plug and Play

Julian Zix

Project Lead GINSEP

German Startups Association

Raghavendra Vaidya

Senior Vice President - IT at Mercedes-Benz Research and Developm...


Udayan Kanade


Noumenon Multiphysics

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