At HINTERLAND Germany’s brightest innovators come together to create a joined digital future with leading hidden champions: Rocket Mittelstand!

THE makers conference takes place in the hidden innovation spot of Germany. HINTERLAND unveils the power of IoT and B2B with special focus on Food, Industry and Textil. 250+ selected guests will discover, enable and grow new technologies to create an ecosystem for unique ventures and makers.

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What´s HINTERLAND about?


Bielefeld is known as the Capital of German Mittelstand and also the center of the IOT evolution.
With global players such as Bertelsmann, Miele, Dr. Oetker, Melitta, Gerry Weber, Schüco and Claas, OWL ist THE „Industry 4.0“ hotspot of Germany – and home of many successful entrepreneurs!

Meet the Who-is-Who

At this unique event, industry leaders from leading Mittelstand companies and startups co-develop the digital future of Germany. Stay tuned for our awesome influencers and experts from Germany, the USA and Israel that will inspire you and spark joined thinking.

The Makers Conference

is presenting the IOT opportunity through impressive thought leaders.

Smart Home

The Future of Food

Disrupt the Textile Business

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