May 24th
on-site event
Aachen Technology and Entrepreneurship Congress

2022 Recap


The 13th edition of ATEC takes place in Aachen on May 24th 2023 and features top-notch speakers, captivating panels, a startup & company exhibition, a pitch-battle, a sundowner party and more. ATEC brings together 1000+ participants including students, startups, investors and companies. In a vibrant atmosphere all participants are united in a spirit ready to #DareTheImpossible!


  • Speakers will be announced soon!

    Speakers will be announced soon!

    Speakers will be announced soon!

    ATEC23 team will publish the first batch of speakers soon.

    Sessions with Speakers will be announced soon!

  • Dan Ram

    Dan Ram

    Event MC

    Dan Ram

    Dan Ram ignites the stage as an Event MC & Speaker at over 100 events a year. Hosting changemakers like President Barack Obama, billionaire founders like Sir Richard Branson, record breaking athletes like F1 champion Nico Rosberg, Grammy-winning artists and celebrities, he works on 4 continents from college campuses to parliaments to in-house corporate innovation days for Fortune 500 Companies to the biggest tech conferences in the world. His passion is to inspire people with his motto 'Start Now Start Simple' in building a future we all want to live in.

    Sessions with Dan Ram

  • Prof. Malte Brettel

    Prof. Malte Brettel


    Prof. Malte Brettel

    Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel is Professor of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. His research interests include entrepreneurial management and business development, entrepreneurial marketing, entrepreneurship, and financial and innovation management. He has published several books as well as in many academic journals. In addition to his academic career, Professor Brettel founded several companies of his own. He was managing director in these companies and is currently still active as a business angel. In addition, Professor Brettel is also Prorector for Business and Industry at RWTH Aachen University.

    Sessions with Prof. Malte Brettel

  • Marius Rosenberg

    Marius Rosenberg

    MD ESC RWTH Innovation

    Marius Rosenberg

    Sessions with Marius Rosenberg

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We are more than happy to present you an exciting line-up of speakers, entrepreneurs and innovators, who will share their stories about daring the impossible.

Agenda to be released soon!

Agenda will be released soon!

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DAS LIEBIG hosted ATEC last time - It gives a great impression of what is to be expected for ATEC23! Check out the vibe of the location. Final location will be published soon.

  1. view of our event location
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Don't miss out on ATEC23! And get your ticket now - before it's sold out.


            Last time, we were sold out! Join ATEC23 and get ready to dare the impossible by securing your ticket now. RSVP-Participants will be rewarded a special early-bird discount.

            If you are a Company Representatives, Venture Capitalist or Startup-Founder/Member, please feel free to email us if you would like to engage closer with the ATEC23 team (mail:

            Get a huge discount with the codes below:

            Corporate -25%: TRENDSETTER2023;
            Investor -25%: FIRSTMOVER2023;
            Start-up -50%: INNOVATOR2023;
            Participant -100%: EARLYADOPTER2023