Platin Sponsors:

The Boston Consulting Group

The Boston Consulting Group, as a worldwide leader in strategic consulting, stands for the innovative solutions that we carry out in collaboration with our clients. Founded in the U.S. in 1963, BCG today maintains 85 offices throughout the world, of which eight are located in Germany and Austria. Globally, BCG generated revenues of $5 billion in 2015 with a total of 12,000 employees.

We provide consulting services in all industries and business sectors. Our consulting approach starts with a deep understanding of our clients' businesses and their specific market and competitive situations. In cooperation with the clients, we then develop tailored solutions and support their implementation and establishment at the respective companies.

BCG seeks exceptional graduates in all fields as well as young professionals eager to learn continuously and take on new challenges. We are looking for people with self-initiative, curiosity, and keen perceptive faculties. Abstract, analytical reasoning and confidence in working with numbers are just as important for consulting work as communication skills and a deep desire to make a difference.

Gold Sponsors:



Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid-, sample-, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microtiter plates, and single-use bioreactor vessels complement the range of highest-quality premium products.

Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmental analysis laboratories, forensics, and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production, and quality assurance.

Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide.
The company has subsidiaries in 25 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.



With more than 1.400 employees and a portfolio of more than 3.500 products Promega belongs to one of the largest global acting Life Science research companies. Originally founded in 1978 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, Promega develops and manufactures products covering the fields of genomics, protein analysis and expression, cellular analysis, drug discovery and genetic identity. Promega is a global leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to life scientists in academic, industrial and government settings. The company has branches in 16 countries and more than 50 global distributors serving 100 countries.

Silver Sponsors:

BINZ Ambulance- und Umwelttechnik GmbH

BINZ Ambulance- und Umwelttechnik GmbH


BINZ Ambulance und Umwelttechnik GmbH is one of the world’s leading companies in the special vehicle industry. We offer our customers innovative products and services of the highest quality in the field of rescue and mobility.

“Ambulance, Fire Brigade, Police or Military; we build cutting-edge specialist vehicles which are fit-for-purpose and offer long term value for operators.”

Our uniqueness and individuality in manufacturing make the difference, and these have been precursors to our success in Germany, in Europe and throughout the rest of the world where our specialist units are deployed.

Buchholz Beratung

Buchheim Beratung

As a competent contact in the domains of interim management, insolvency and reorganisation management as well as in M&A management or corporate finance, we first and foremost secure the continuation of businesses, thereby safeguarding jobs. In doing so, we are entrepreneurs more than counsellors. Our long-standing experience in the handling of our own associate companies guarantees the client a highly engaged, professional and practice-oriented consultation. Throughout, Buchheim consistently follows the company’s own high entrepreneurial expectations.
Buchheim is an interesting employer with high social standards. With more than 10 years of corporate history, several references speak for our success - please feel free to contact us.

Media Partners:

Newcon Media

Newcon Media

We develop basic building blocks for new ways and means within companies and focus on the high-growth market of the Digital Economy. Newcon is managed by high-performance consultants and IT developers and possesses a comprehensive service spectrum in the domains of management, technology, marketing and finance. We support our clients strategically and operationally in the market launch as well as growth and transformation phases. In doing so, we are a valuable point of contact in all business administrative and technical questions. We consistently address our clients standards and expectations to ourselves and guarantee a lasting, added value to their business model, provided through our services.

We count emerging Startups from e-commerce as well as companies from the German middle-sized sector to our clients. In the past years, Newcon has increasingly supported companies through crises of reputation, by providing individual, digital solutions. Thereby, we made a successful market participation possible. We frequently combine innovation potential from the New Economy with established processes from the Old Economy, to secure a long-term success. Our clients and partners expect the highest degree of dynamics and efficiency in our services and products. Client satisfaction is of utmost importance to us. We understand an attentive and friendly engagement as well as fair-priced, customer-oriented support and advice as self-evident.

German Network against Neglected Tropical Diseases

German Network against Neglected Tropical Diseases (DNTDs)

The German Network against Neglected Tropical Diseases (DNTDs) forms a national platform in Germany designed to heighten awareness of the group of 18 neglected tropical diseases and raise the level of commitment in Germany to fighting them. 

The German network wishes to support the London Declaration and the World Health Organization (WHO) in controlling, eliminating or even eradicating at least ten of the 18 neglected tropical diseases by 2020. The German Network consisting of various representatives from the fields of politics, science, civil society and business endeavors to inform the public about the topic and draw more attention to neglected tropical diseases; convince politicians of the urgency of this topic; rally more support in Germany for programs to prevent and control NTDs.

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