Are you looking to turn your high-tech start-up into a successful venture?
At INAM, we support scientific driven startups with outstanding technologies and business models in the area of Advanced Materials. We know that startups in this field face different challenges than most startups, as complex technologies can be difficult to develop and bring to market and investors can be hard to attract. Which is why our goal is to build a strong network to support exactly those startups!
WHAT WE DO FOR OUR STARTUPS
MENTORING AND CONNECTIONS
Direct support and mentoring from the INAM networks, with a wide scientific, businesses development and marketing expertise alongwith relevant connections to our corporate members & research institutes.
ACCESS TO EVENTS
Exclusive access to eventsand meetings organized by INAM as well as discounted participation in industry events and conferences as part of the INAM delegation. INAM events include open discussion forums to exchange information and projects related to advanced materials, products and processes.
Support with financing in Germany and European levels as well as with company setup, relocation and market entry in Berlin & Brandenburg. Further support includes business areas covered by INAM members e.g. legal support for M&A, technology evaluation, background due diligence & more
Through our quarterly members and external reports, we provide updates on industry activities in the field of advanced materials with a key focus on funding for innovative technologies.
The Advanced Materials Competition (AdMaCom) is a fast-paced 2 week Accelerator Program for Startups in Advanced Materials. AdMaCom focuses on: IP Strategy, Investment & funding opportunities, Technical & Business Mentoring, Pitch training and Networking - this is what we have learned are the most important things for startups in Materials.
OPEN INNOVATION CHALLENGES
INAM organises and hosts Open Innovation Challenges on behalf of our corporate members. The corporates provide a brief for the technical challenge at hand. INAM takes applications for solutions to these problems and actively scouts for suitable solutions as well. These solutions can be either from startups or from research groups.
INAM's ExplorAsia Project is for Startups & SMEs
working in the Advanced Materials space to explore internationalisation opportunities. ExplorAsia aims to help SMEs, especially start-ups, to tap into new markets and ignite new collaborations. INAM holds networking events and workshops on how to do business in different parts of the world.
INAM EXCLUSIVE EVENTS
Our INAM Members Meetings are a way for our Industry, Startup and Research members to connect and share updates. INAM Members Meetings happen once a month and are exclusively open to members.
ADvanced materials lab
The Advanced Materials Lab (AdMaLab) - the Berlin Hardware and Materials Lab - is a programme designed by Berlin's leading players in the field of material science innovation: Humboldt University and INAM, especially designed for entrepreneurs and researchers looking to commercialise new material science ideas from the lab.
INAM INVESTORS WORKSHOPS
INAM Investors Workshops aim to address the (perceived) complexity of deep tech investments. Panelists discuss risk assessment, investment cycles, capital requirements, regulatory frameworks and more. This is a series of workshops which will continue through 2022.