We Foster Transatlantic Investment Business Partnerships in Technology and Life Sciences

Our annual investor’s conference the OktoberINVESTfest fosters innovation and transatlantic investment. To achieve this goal, we introduce financiers to selected unique, high-quality, American and German investment opportunities. This year our technology focus is on Smart Factory and Smart City, including Mobility, Connectivity, Automation, Industry 4.0, and Digitalization among others. For the life science track, please join us for our Medical Showcase in the afternoon where we will feature companies in Medtech, Biotech and Digital Health.

As part of our mission to deepen German-American relationships, we are proud to be one of the first events to kick off the 2018/19 Deutschlandjahr, an initiative of the German Federal Foreign Office, the Goethe-Institute, and the Federation of German Industries, where participants throughout the country can learn about today’s Germany and build a valuable transatlantic network!


OktoberINVESTfest is the place to:

Get Noticed, Raise Capital and Connect to Bavaria Germany –
Europe’s top tech hub, Germany’s leader in life sciences

40+ prime transatlantic investment opportunities
1-on-1 meetings, power networking
Distinguished panelists, ideas, innovation, expansion

2018 Program

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2018 Booklet

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Network Partners

Host: Invest in Bavaria

This energetic event is hosted by Invest in Bavaria, the investment promotion agency of Germany’s largest, most innovative state – Bavaria. Bavaria is a top-tier region in Europe and the German #1 for medical devices and biotech. It’s capital Munich, as rated by the European Commission, is Europe’s #1 tech hub!

The Bavarian U.S. Offices for Economic Development, LLC, is the representative organization for Invest in Bavaria in the United States. Our New York (NY), San Francisco (CA), Cambridge (MA) and New Haven (CT) offices are four of the 29 representative offices of Invest in Bavaria’s global network. It is our mission to assist U.S. companies to expand and grow their businesses in Europe through Bavaria and likewise be the first point of contact for Bavarian companies considering U.S. expansion. Our services are cost-free and confidential. We look forward to assisting you and welcoming you to Germany’s largest, most productive and innovative state, Bavaria.

The New York Academy of Sciences

7 World Trade Center | 250 Greenwich Street | 40th Floor | New York | NY 10007

Floating high above the ground, the 6th Annual OktoberINVESTfest will be held once again at New York Academy of Sciences, World Trade Center 7. The building is one of New York’s LEED-certified green buildings representative of Bavaria’s Energy Turnaround initiatives. As an attendee you will enjoy breathtaking views from 40 floors above street level and can wind down later in the afternoon with New York City’s lights from the Hudson to the East River.

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