Tech Conferences Europe

Startup System EU  offers this European Innovation Conference calendar as a resource to help make connections between startups, investors, and innovators.

Our goal is to bring together startups and innovation professionals to learn about cutting-edge innovations and foster dynamic conversation addressing how technology is transforming Europe.

JAN-MAR | APR-JUN | JUL-SEP | OCT-DEC

European Innovation CalendarEuropean Accelerator DeadlinesEuropean Digital Health Conferences

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JUL

  • World Ethical Data Forum 2020WEDF2020 explores the cutting-edge of data, privacy, and AI. London, England, United Kingdom; Jul 1, 2020
  • Blockchain Expo Europe – The World’s largest Blockchain Conference and Exhibition focuses on the future of enterprise technology. Two days of top-level content from leading brands, embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Jul 1-2, 2020
  • IoT Tech Expo Europe – IoT Tech Expo Europe Europe’s leading IoT event will bring together key industries from across the globe for 2 days of top-level content and discussion. 4 co-located events. 21 conference tracks. 10,000 attendees. 500+ speakers. 300+ exhibitors. Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Jul 1-2, 2020
  • Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo Europe – The Cyber Security & Cloud Expo Europe will host two days of top-level discussion around cybersecurity and cloud, and the impact they are having on industries including government, energy, financial services, healthcare and more. Arriving in the RAI, the Cyber Security & Cloud event is co-located with the IoT Tech Expo, AI & Big Data Expo, and Blockchain Expo so you can explore the convergence of these technologies in one place. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Jul 1-2, 2020
  • AI & Big Data Expo Europe – The AI & Big Data Expo will bring together over 2,000 visitors over the two days including IT decision-makers, developers & designers, heads of innovation, chief data officers, chief data scientists, brand managers, data analysts, startups and innovators, tech providers, c-level executives, and venture capitalists. Amsterdam, Netherlands; Jul 1-2, 2020
  • World Ethical Data Forum will not only continue to explore the cutting edge of data, privacy, and AI, and it will also welcome leading lights in the world of journalism and social media to its stage. Celebrated figures from print journalism will explore the tension between the edited story of the independent press and the unmediated factual morass — of information anarchy — of a fifth estate that has never been more significant politically; while television networks from across the ideological spectrum will examine the various serious contradictions in the practice of journalism — between journalism as a pursuit of truth and journalism as one of the most powerful instruments available to governments and corporations for bringing about shifts in the attitudes and feelings of the public. London, UK; Jul 1-3, 2020
  • POSTPONED – BARCELONA TECH JOB FAIR SUMMER – a chance for job seekers to talk to companies that are hiring in person. If you’ve had enough of submitting your CV online without the opportunity to make a lasting first impression, here’s your chance to change your strategy and do a bit of networking. Barcelona, Spain; Jul 2, 2020
  • Tech Open Air – TOA is Europe’s Leading Technology Festival. Our mission is to help people future proof their businesses and their lives. We believe that technology is transforming the way we work, live, and relate: only if you understand technology can you take advantage of the opportunities it’s creating. Berlin, Germany; postponed to Oct 2020
  • Unbound London – Unbound London is an exciting festival focused on innovation, designed to connect brands and corporations with
    startups and the cutting-edge technology that they offer. It acts as a bridge between business and the world’s digital and technological
    pioneers, connecting more than 5,000+ founders and entrepreneurs with investors, brand executives, and thought leaders from around the world. Speakers this year included HRH The Duke of York, Ogilvy legend Rory Sutherland and Lastminute founder Martha Lane Fox. In 2020, Unbound will be holding its European festival in London for the 7th consecutive year.London, UK; TBA
  • Seaside Startup Summit – Seaside Startup Summit is a tent camp business forum. The Summit aims to create a new platform, where the startups and investors will cooperate at the same level. Startup Armenia Foundation organized the first Summit in 2016 at the shore of Lake Sevan. Sevan Startup Summit has become one of the most significant startup events in the region. Lake Sevan, Armenia; Canceled
  • WoMenventures – The “WoMenventures” seminar builds upon this potential and highlights a woman’s perspective on venture creation processes. The aim is to promote an entrepreneurial mindset among students (BA, MA) and scientists (Ph.D., Postdoc) interested in learning about the contribution of women’s (digital) entrepreneurship within the Berlin startup ecosystem. Canceled

Aug

  • *ship Startup Festival -*ship Startup Festival is an annual 2-day startup event that offers entrepreneurs an opportunity to learn, expand their network, and develop their businesses. Every year, *ship brings together 50 startup teams to come to join us in our Mentor Program, and to compete for the 5000€ main prize! Virtual Conference; Aug 12-14, 2020
  • Blockchain Week Berlin is a decentralized community-organized initiative, and an agnostic movement based on the premise that self-organization is the backbone of the ecosystem. The concept is simple: keep it educational, try to be as cost-friendly for the community, and create a welcoming and inclusive environment. Online; Aug 10-16, 2020
  • The Conference – Scandinavia’s most important conference organized annually in Malmö (35 minutes from Copenhagen), Sweden, by Media Evolution. The focus is on multidisciplinary discussions about factors that affect industries interested in digital development and society at large. Malmö, Sweden; Postponed until 2021
  • PIRATE Live – a five-day event welcoming all stakeholders of the global startup ecosystem to connect, learn, get inspired, and interact. In cooperation with Startup Safari Rhineland you are given an authentic behind the scenes look into the daily work of entrepreneurs. Followed by high-level keynotes and masterclasses, as well as discussion tables to ask away and contribute yourself, you can design your own agenda from a variety of sessions. Virtual Event; Aug 31 – Sept 4, 2020

Sept

  • London Tech Week – The two-week festival covers a wide spectrum of insightful content for today’s young aspiring entrepreneurs, seasoned investors, scale-up operators, and innovation leaders. London, UK; Sept 1-11, 2020
  • Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) will focus on areas of intelligent systems and artificial intelligence (AI) and how it applies to the real world. IntelliSys is one of the most respected Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference. Online; Sept 3-4, 2020
  • Startup Grind Europe Conference over 3,000 startups, investors, and innovators will converge in London for discussions around the future of startups, venture capital, artificial intelligence, fintech, and more. With industry-leading speakers, a showcase with some of Europe’s top startups, and invaluable networking, we bring the best of the community together – what happens next is up to you. London, UK; TBD
  • Internet of Energy returns for its 3rd year as Europe’s leading event for IoT adopters in Energy Resources. The two-day conference explores the business case for IoT in this sector, providing attendees with the know-how on how to fully maximize this opportunity to innovate, drive efficiency, reduce cost, and lower environmental impact. Berlin, Germany; 2021
  • Startupnight – one of Europe’s most significant startup events, where startups present themselves to corporates, investors, and potential customers. It will take place for the 7th time in the heart of Berlin with 4,000+ participants and 250+ startups from around the world in different focus areas. Click on the images to learn more! Berlin, Germany; TBD
  • PE Insights IberiaThe 7th edition of the leading Private Equity conference. Madrid, Spain; postponed to May 2021
  • Swiss Fintech Fair is Switzerland’s only fintech tradeshow with exhibitors, networking sessions, startup pitches, premium speakers, input sessions, workshops, panel discussions, and more. Virtual; Sept 7-8, 2020
  • B2B ROCKS Paris 2020 – B2B Rocks is the best human-sized conference in Europe for B2B and SaaS startups. Guaranteed “100% no-bullshit”, the exclusive speakers and 25-minutes slots from European founders allow powerful keynotes full of hands-on advice. Based in Paris, the event is purposefully limited to 500 founders encouraging the best networking opportunities and highly valuable discussions with B2B & SaaS founders. Online; Sept 7-11, 2020
  • Women in AI Summit – We kick off in Australia and Asia then move on to Africa, Europe, and the Americas. What will you gain and experience? 50 keynotes, panels, and workshops by leading global AI experts that cover topics in Health, FinTech, Ethics, Business, Education, Culture, and more. We’ll also showcase several conversational AIs. Virtual Event; Sept 8, 2020
  • Unlocking Global Tech – As part of London Tech Week, we’ll be hosting a series of panel discussions, keynote speeches, and fireside chats from around the world, featuring high-profile members of local tech hubs, giving you an exclusive insight into what makes each region tick. Online; Sept 8, 2020
  • Data Natives Hackathon 2020 – bringing together the smartest in tech, data, entrepreneurship, activism, policy-making. Our main challenges will belong to building sustainable and green businesses, facilitating social impact, healthcare and data privacy, cybersecurity, and data protection. Online; Sept 10-26, 2020
  • IEEE 5G World Forum – an event designed to examine critical 5G innovations across technologies that will alter the research and application space of the future. It aims to bring experts from industry, academia, and research to exchange their vision as well as their achieved advances towards 5G, and encourage innovative cross-domain studies, research, early deployment, and large-scale pilot showcases that address the challenges of 5G. It offers an outstanding opportunity to showcase their products and applications to a vibrant and engaged audience and provides an ideal platform for you to reach hundreds of key decision-makers involved in 5G. Virtual Event; Sept 10 – Oct 10, 2020.
  • DLD – (Digital-Life-Design) – You will be blown away by the driven, tech-focused, and vivid spirit. In forward-thinking Serbia, we want to address the most relevant digital topics of our times such as gaming, VR, digital trust, Blockchain, quantum computing, digital education, entrepreneurship as well as art and design. Brussels, Belgium; TBA
  • Internet of Insurance – Managing Risk and Increasing Profitability through IoT, AI, and Data. Now in its third year, the annual Internet of Insurance is Europe’s leading forum exploring how IoT and emerging technologies are enabling insurers and reinsurers to streamline the process, achieve new insights for risk profiling, and increase profits. London, UK; 2021
  • ODSC Europe 2020 – applied data science event with over 50 hands-on workshops and training sessions – 250 hours of content in total, delivered by 140 speakers. With focus areas in machine learning, data visualization, and AI for business, among many others, you’ll have what you need to ignite your career. Dublin, Ireland; Sep 14-18, 2020
  • Disrupt 2020 – If you’re serious about startups, we’re still keeping it as real as ever. At Disrupt, everyone is a startupper – no matter if you’re a founder, investor, hacker, or tech leader. So much more than just on-stage interviews, Disrupt is where you’ll find the renowned Startup Battlefield competition, hundreds of startups in Startup Alley, Workshops, and legendary networking at our After Parties… and we’re in Berlin, right where many startup dreams begin. Virtual; Sept 14-18, 2020
  • France Digitale Day – one of the top tech events in Europe that bring investors and startups together over events and public affairs. Paris, France; Sept 15, 2020
  • Women’s Pitch EuropeJoin us in cheering on up to eight women-identified entrepreneurs from across Europe, who will present their 3-minute startup pitch (in English) and receive strategic feedback from leaders in the European startup ecosystem. Virtual Event; Sept 16, 2020
  • TechBBQ – One of the largest and most influential tech & startup summit with 5,000+ startups, investors, corporates, and more. Online; Sept 17-18, 2020
  • NEXT – With over 10,000 visitors from 40 countries, NEXT has established itself in recent years as a premier conference in Germany for the digital economy. Founded by SinnerSchrader in Hamburg in 2006, the event has taken place in Berlin since 2010. Now NEXT is returning to its roots, to merge with Germany’s largest club festival – the Reeperbahn Festival, and to come up with a programming platform that will bring together representatives of the music and digital economy in a unique way. Online; Sept 17-18, 2020
  • European Blockchain Convention – The leading Blockchain Conference for Business in Europe. A place to meet tech leaders, regulators, investors, corporations, developers, and entrepreneurs from the Blockchain industry. Virtual Conference; Sept 21-22, 2020
  • Oslo Innovation Week 2020 – providing a platform to answer and discuss these big questions through global digital collaboration. This year we invite you to explore these issues from the comfort of your own home. Virtual Conference; Sept 21-25, 2020
  • Upstream – the Rotterdam Metropolitan area transforms into the place where startups, scale-ups, investors, bold corporates, policymakers and students come together to make a positive impact in the world. Upstream provides access to finance, new markets, and talent for entrepreneurs who want to scale their business. Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Sept 21-27, 2020
  • Crypto Games Conference AUTUMNThe Crypto Games Conference is the world’s largest and definitive business event for crypto gaming industry. Minsk, Minsk, Belarus; Sept 22-26, 2020
  • #UNPINKED | The first online LGBT+ Diversity Conference – We want to shed light on the LGBT + diversity jungle and how employers can use LGBT + Diversity for their recruiting, HR marketing, and employer branding. Virtual Conference; Sept 23, 2020
  • Big Data LDN (London) – a free to attend conference and exhibition, hosting leading data and analytics experts, ready to arm you with the tools to deliver your most effective data-driven strategy. London, UK; Sept 23-24, 2020
  • European Research and Innovation Days -Engaging stakeholders to co-create and build the strategic priorities for the first 4 years of Horizon Europe, will be at the heart of the 2020 European Research and Innovation Days. Horizon Europe, beginning in 2021, is the successor to the current research and innovation framework program, Horizon 2020. Online; Sept 22-24, 2020
  • INSEAD Entrepreneurship Forum – Motivated by the best people for a noble purpose – “INSEAD Entrepreneurship as a Force for Good.” Online; Sept 25-26, 2020
  • Bits & Pretzels – an application-only, three-day festival that connects 5,000 founders, investors, startup enthusiasts, and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem. The festival takes place in a unique setting around the Oktoberfest. Munich, Germany; Sept 27 – Oct 2, 2020.
  • Scottish International Week – A week-long online conference uniting Scottish leaders from around the world who can share their experience, their insight, and how we together can support Scottish business. Join us as we broaden our horizons, inspire, and discover global opportunities and celebrate our shared culture, innovations, competitive advantages, and future opportunities. Sept 28 – Oct 2, 2020
  • GovTech Summit – A fast emerging sector, built by innovative startups leveraging both technological advances and recent reforms to government platforms and registers, GovTech aims to build better services for citizens and better tools for public servants. The GovTech Summit will bring the GovTech community together. Paris, France; Sept 29, 2020
  • Smart&Green – an international business event that brings together innovative startups and strategic investors for a full day of high-level networking in Berlin. Berlin, Germany; Sept 29-30, 2020
  • VMworld – VMworld brings you four days of innovation to accelerate your journey to a software-defined business. Online; Sept 29 – Oct 1, 2020
  • DTX Digital Transformation EXPO Europe – Digital Transformation EXPO Europe connects IT leaders, security specialists, and data specialists with solutions and services. Virtual Event; Sept 29- Oct 1, 2020
  • Cognitive Finance is Europe’s leading annual event dedicated to presenting the use and business cases of robotic process automation (RPA), discussing the practical application of cognitive technologies, and delving into the substance of the potentials of intelligent automation in the finance industry on its way to algorithmic business. Frankfurt, Germany; Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2021
  • Ent-Ex: The Entrepreneurial Experience – an international community of young entrepreneurial professionals and offers a 3-day workshop program that helps you to develop essential entrepreneurial skills. Barcelona, Spain; Sept 30 – Oct 2,2020

Tech Conferences Europe

JAN-MAR | APR-JUN | JUL-SEP | OCT-DEC

European Innovation CalendarEuropean Accelerator DeadlinesEuropean Digital Health Conferences

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