Brilliant minds throughout the world do research on new solutions for the urgent environmental technology challenges of our time. Many young companies with fresh, innovative business ideas emerge from this work. From May 30 to June 3, 2022, the new Start-up Area at IFAT Munich, the world's leading trade fair for the sector, will provide them with a forum for presentation, discussion and networking.Climate change and its impact, polluted oceans and water shortages, rising mountains of waste and dwindling natural resources: universities and research institutes around the globe are looking for solutions to today's major environmental problems. Based on the insights gained, many dedicated young entrepreneurs develop innovative business models to find their place in the market. “As the organizer of IFAT Munich, the world's largest trade fair for the environmental technology sector, we have a duty to provide a forum for these promising newcomers—and this year, there are once again considerably more start-ups than at the last edition," emphasizes Philipp Eisenmann, Exhibition Director IFAT Munich.
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4 October 2017Strategic step forward: Messe München has taken over Lab Africa, a laboratory and analytics trade fair in South Africa, to integrate it in the analytica trade fair network. In the middle of 2019, the first Lab Africa under the umbrella of Messe München will take place in Johannesburg. (more…)
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