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Enable digital innovation through digital products

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Supporting digital transformation in the form of suppliers and sponsors

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    Main sponsors

    Sparkasse Aachen

    Sustaining Members

    Aachener Bank
    Deutsche Bank
    Handwerkskammer Aachen
    IHK Aachen
    Medienhaus Aachen
    Stadt Aachen
    WirtschaftsFörderung Heinsberg

    Aachen Area

    On the western edge of Germany, in the heart of Europe

    The Aachen Area is bordered by the Netherlands and Belgium and includes the Aachen city region and the districts of Düren, Euskirchen and Heinsberg.

    Excellent higher education and research landscape

    A university region with global prestige and many bright minds with around 130,000 students and 2,500 professors

    Innovative tech start-up scene

    Since the 1980s, 1,600 technology-oriented enterprises (TOU) have emerged in the Aachen region and now employ over 33,000 people.

    Strong IT SMEs

    With around 11,000 jobs in the city of Aachen alone, the IT SME sector offers 81 percent more IT jobs than the NRW average.

    digitalHUB Aachen

    A strong coalition of business, science and politics with around 250 members puts the Aachen Area on the digital map

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