Start-Up Day

Establishing Start-Ups as part of the logistics industry and a driver for innovation.

January 26th, 2018

Start-Up Day at Kühne Logistics University

Which Start-Ups are currently active in the Transport and Logistics markets? What are their business ideas? And which innovations have the potential to disrupt markets in transport and logistics? You can ask all these and a lot more questions at the Logistics Start-Up-Day on January 26th, 2018.

A lot of new and exciting Start-Ups are emerging right now, especially in the area of transportation and logistics, often driven by digital transformation. For students in these fields, they provide some interesting opportunities: Be it as a future employer or as a role model for their own business idea. So the professors Hanno Friedrich and André Ludwig together with the KLU student association LEC, decided to invite Start-Ups to a hands-on lesson in entrepreneurship. The Start-Up-Day will be open to all students of the KLU, external students and practitioners interested in the topic.

More than 15 Start-Ups will be talking about their business models and how they plan to change the game in logistics. After the pitches by the Start-ups, it's the students' turn to dig deeper and get their questions answered in interactive sessions.

Sponsored by Logistik-Initiative Hamburg


Prof. Dr. André Ludwig

Associate Professor of Computer Science in Logistics

Kühne Logistics University - KLU

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Prof. Dr. Hanno Friedrich

Assistant Professor of Freight Transportation - Modelling and Policy

Kühne Logistics University - KLU

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Welcome (Golden Auditorium)
10:15-11:154 Startup Pitches (Golden Auditorium)
11:15-12:00Interactive Sessions (Break Out Rooms)
12:00-13:00Lunch (Foyer)
13:00-14:004 Startup Pitches (Golden Auditorium)
Interactive Sessions (Break Out Rooms)
14:45-15:00Coffee Break (Foyer)
4 Startup Pitches (Break Out Rooms)
16:00-16:45Interactive Sessions (Golden Auditorium)
16:45-17:00Wrap-Up and Closing (Golden Auditorium)

Get Together (Foyer)


Mark your diary! Registration for the Start-Up Day will be possible from November 6th, 2017 at 12:00 pm.

Please check this website for any updates.

Conference fee

Students: free

KLU Members: free

KLU Alumni: 100 €

Companies and other institutions: 200 €