InnoDays Berlin

The InnoDays bring together companies, designers, engineers and entrepreneurial students to turn ideas into prototypes within 48 hours. Our challenges address the opportunities that a circular economy provides.


Rauch Challenge


How might we reimagine the fruit juice experience based on the circular economy?

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How might we enable local restaurants with zero-waste cooking practices?


Why join?

As an InnoDays participant you get the chance to collaborate with others on your idea, receive mentoring by inspirational leaders, work on real-life problems and get support from company partners to make your idea happen.

Before the event

You need to take 3 steps to get ready for the InnoDays by September 20.

1. Understand
Understand the challenges of our company partners and study the context, the company, and their customers.

2. Inspire
Introduce yourself with an idea (if you’ll pitch) or an insight relevant for a challenge (if you’ll join a team) in a short video (max. 2 min).

3. Register
Select your favorite challenge during registration. Teams are formed based on the best ideas, mixing skills and your challenge preference.

During the event

Here’s what happens during the 48 hours.

Day 1: Ideate


16.00 Check-in & networking

17.00 Welcome remarks

17.15 Companies present challenges

17.30 Pitch your idea

19:00 Team up to mix skills while enjoying snacks & drinks

19.30 Register your team

20.00 Refine ideas

Day 2: Prototype


8.30 Morning update

9.00 Validate problem

13.00-15.00 Mentoring sessions

17.30 Update meeting

18.00 Improve prototypes

Day 3: Validate


8.30 Morning update

9.00  Test with target customers

11.00 Mentoring sessions

14.00-16.00 Prototype expo

16.30 Presentation winning solutions

17.00 Wrap up

Open end Discuss implementation


Get support from mentors from our company partners and other experts.



We are at the TU Berlin – MAR building.

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