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On 11 November, the Speaker Series enters into the fourth round. This time, the focus is on founder stories in aeronautics. Here is your chance to get to know some of the most respected personalities from the startup world. Founders, investors, and University of Stuttgart Alumni join us to give you unique insights into an exciting world that is waiting for your entrepreneurial spirit!


The SCAP series addresses advances across a wide range of technologies for future automotive production environments within 5 tracks.

On November 5th, Speaker Series entered round three! In this round, the focus was laid on the founders stories. The speakers were Veera Johnson, co-founder of Circulor, Linda Emmerich, co-founder of EMECTRIC Tailored Batteries, Adrian Thoma, co-founder of Gründermotor and more! The date for the next round is already set: on February 11th, 2021. Get your FREE ticket by following the link below.

Speaker Series Round II

What does Jeff Burton - CEO of Woodside Creek Ventures, Co-founder of Electronic Arts (EA) and Konrad Wenzel - CEO and founder of nFrames in common?
They both joined in our virtual speaker series on July 6th!


Project Status Days Summer 2020

Everything is the same but different
Due to the current situation we held the project status days - or more likely the project status day - virtually. On June, 23rd we met vie WebEx and our Intranet. The Intranet group will still be open untill the 23rd of July to enable a further exchange. Thank you for coming!

Solidarity of the University of Stuttgart with medical staff fighting corona infections: Scientists at the research campus ARENA2036 are producing protective visors instead of car parts with the support of industrial partners.

The University of Stuttgart, the research campus ARENA2036 and the world-famous STARTUP AUTOBAHN powered by Plug and Play invite you to the first SPEAKER SERIES at Campus Vaihingen. The first SPEAKER SERIES started on 14.02.2020 with a Silicon Valley legend: the founder of Plug and Play, Saeid Amidi. He caused a sensation with his early investments in Paypal, Google or even N26.

Project Status Days

At the Project Status Days in autumn 2019, the four joint projects presented their current status. Project Status Days take place twice a year in ARENA2036, creating a lively exchange and inspiring transparency.

Hackathon "Car-to-X"

Ten teams of excellent students and industry specialists work 48 hours on ten pre-selected problems. The teams are accompanied by international experts from the Design Factory Global Network. The results were presented in a separate pitching event.