IFA NEXT, in Hall 26, brings together what belongs together. IFA’s innovative formats – IFA Keynotes, IFA+Summit, and IFA NEXT Showcases – are coming together under one roof. IFA NEXT will be IFA's global innovation hub from 2017 onwards.
IFA NEXT Showcase: The IFA NEXT exhibition refines the tried and tested IFA TecWatch format: institutes for research and development, innovative companies, the world's leading innovators, and more than 160 startups from about 20 countries will present solutions, concepts and product ideas for tomorrow's markets.
Innovation Engine: The Innovation Engine from IFA NEXT is emerging from the IFA TecWatch Forum and will continue to bring crucial future issues to the stage. Experience qualified lectures and panel discussions, technical backgrounds, pointed opinions, and prominent voices from research, industry, and politics.
Startup Days: Twenty young entrepreneurs will showcase their solutions on six theme days. They will also present their ideas to journalists, experts, decision-makers from industry and trade, and potential investors each afternoon in the Innovation Engine.
> 1 September — IoT/Wearables
> 2 September — Smart Home
> 3 September — Virtual Reality
> 4 September — Digital Health
> 5 September — Accelerator Day
> 6 September — Future Mobility
IFA Business Days: The Enterprise Europe Network is launching IFA Business Days in 2017. The partners are putting together business sessions, matchmaking meetings, and guided tours of the IFA NEXT innovation themes.
Further information: http://b2b.ifa-berlin.com/en/DieIFA/IFANEXT/