Successfully launched 2018

exhibition area

★★ 18 start-ups ★★ 20 research projects. ★★ 56 expert talks ★★ 1 hub ★★

At IFAT 2018, the entirely new future platform combined interesting and successful start-ups, current research projects from leading universities, and promising career opportunities in the boom market of environmental technologies. The result was beyond impressive.

Best of experience.

Talk at session Area Future zoom

56 talks, 3 networking events, 2 session areas, and one big Green Talents Party.

Input and inspiration. The ideas and expertise of today create the world of tomorrow.
The events program gave an exciting glimpse into the future. This was more than a flying start.

Talk in the session Area Water zoom

Talents impress on the new stage.

The future starts here. With fresh ideas, courage, and a huge amount of energy. You can have another look at the exciting topics covered in the talks in the event calendar.

Guests at the Green Talents Night zoom

The Green Talents Night.

At the Green Talents Night, dynamic start-ups and renowned scientists celebrated new innovations with a cocktail of great future prospects and high spirits.

This night saw new careers launched and brought ideas for the future into the present.

Best of science.

University zoom

Research meets entrepreneurship.
Thinking and doing. New perspectives.

Perfect matching. At, countless synergies between companies and scientists were generated.
20 universities and NGOs impressed with innovative projects, with strong links to the global markets.

Best of future.

Future boost. Start-ups.

For the first time, IFAT 2018 featured its own international forum for start-ups. And what a success it was! 18 start-ups came through and inspired the visitors with their sophisticated ideas and market-ready innovations.


Clear message. Convincing statements:

Céline Endrulat, Director Business Development, BNL Clean Energy AG, Schweiz
"We were pleasantly surprised how often visitors chose to seek us out at IFAT."

Ben Brocades, Business Development, Cool Separations BV, Netherlands
"IFAT has been very busy. We had generated a large number of leads by Wednesday already."

Markus Lintl, Head of Industry & New Business, Orcan Energy AG, Deutschland
"We generated a greater number of promising leads than expected at IFAT. With some of them we could arrange follow-up talks straight away."

Best of Jobs & Career

Jobwall at IFAT zoom

Give your career a boost with the platform of the future.

Direct contact between young talents and decision-makers. Job walls, application training, and employee talks open up unimagined potential at and successfully speed up the search for promising young talent. Modern talent scouting.

Networking at "Meet The Experts" zoom

Fifteen minutes that make all the difference.

At Meet the Experts, students, graduates, and young professionals were able to make 15-minute presentations directly to companies.
A plus for companies and applicants alike. In total, 13 companies and 100 green talents from the environmental sector gave pitches on their shared future.


Take part in at IFAT 2020 and become a part of our inspiring platform of the future. Become an exhibitor, speaker in the supporting program, or sponsor and benefit from the dynamism of our new platform.

We would be happy to give you tailored, personalized advice. Anything is possible. Please let us know your ideas and suggestions at any time:

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  • Britta 
  • von Beckedorff
  • Exhibition Manager
  • Tel.:
  • +49 89 949-20284
  • Address:
  • Messegelände
  • 81823 Munich
  • Britta  von Beckedorff
  • Exhibition Manager
Bild:Britta von Beckedorff
  • Tel.:
  • +49 89 949-20284
  • Address:
  • Messegelände
  • 81823 Munich