Start-up BW International and BW_i support to take your start-up to an international stage


Start-up BW International and its partner BW_i offer a comprehensive range of services, programmes and funding to support the internationalization of start-ups from Baden-Württemberg.

The coordination of the partizipation at trade fairs and delegation trips will be organized by BW_i (Baden-Württemberg International). 

Upcoming events:

London Tech Week | London | June 13 - 17, 2022
London Tech Week is the flagship tech event for start-ups founders, start-ups, accelerators and companies in Europa. The main topics of the event are future trends in innovation, climatetech, healthtech, education, new work, transformation and diversity. The "Elevating Founders" summit enables tech start-ups to meet investors. 

More information will follow soon in the event calendar by BW_i.

bawükommt-Tour 2022 to Vivatech | Paris | June 16 - 18, 2022
Travelling through the international start-up scene by bus: The coach trip to Paris brings start-ups together with representatives of Baden-Württemberg's start-up ecosystem. The start-up and tech event Vivatech marks the final destination of the bawükommt-Tour and offers multiple opportunities to exchange ideas and network.

Visit for more information (in German) and to apply.

Web Summit | Lisbon | November 1 - 4, 2022
The Web Summit is considered one of the largest tech conferences in the world. CEOs of world-renowned companies meet start-ups and investors. Several keynotes and discussions are dedicated to current topics, potentials and challenges in the tech world.

Participation is eligible for funding. More information is soon to be published in the BW_i event calendar

SLUSH Festival | Helsinki | November 17 - 18, 2022
Within a few years, the SLUSH Festival in Helsinki has grown from a gathering of 300 local start-ups to one of the largest start-up and tech festivals. The main goal of the festival is to connect innovative start-ups international investors.

Further information on how to be a part of the SLUSH Festival 2022 will follow.