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Sponsoring Startup Award


Innovation Award for lateral thinkers

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The Smart Country Startup Award honors outstanding innovations in the categories Smart City and GovTech. With the Smart Country Startup Award, Get Started, the startup initiative of the digital association Bitkom and exclusive partners promote young companies, talented founders and visionary ideas around the digitization of the public sector.

Founders and founding teams are invited to submit their innovative ideas and forward-looking concepts, to be among the finalists of the Smart Country Startup Award and to pitch for the Innovation Award. The best startups will have the chance to present their projects to an expert jury and a live audience.
Celebrate and support upcoming startups that are shaping the cities of the future with their inspiring business ideas and advancing the digitization of public administration. Become a partner of the Smart Country Startup Award and draw attention to exciting startup talents.

SCCON Startup Award at a glance

Startup Award at a glance
The categories

Our Highlights for you!

Experience the best pictures of SCCON Startup Award 2022: One evening, six SmartCity & GovTech startups, two winners!
The highlights of the Smart Country Startup Awards, which took place on the second day of SCCON22, can be found here in the official aftermovie. The winners were PipePredict and VoteBase GmbH - two outstanding pioneers for the digital cities and modern administrations of tomorrow.

The focus is on your brand

Make the most of the event and increase your brand’s visibility on the market. Advertise your company, not just on the stand, and find out about our many fascinating sponsorship formats. We make sure the results are right. Our highlights: become a partner of the Smart Country Startup Awards and support talented young founders.

Partnership information


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Smart Country Startup Award 2023

Become a partner and support talented young founders!

Be part of the Smart Country Startup Award as a partner and present yourself to the startup scene as an innovative company.
Our award offers you the unique opportunity to meet young, exciting companies and talented founders,
to exchange ideas and to establish strategic partnerships with them.