Enter the World’s Premier Electronics Startup Competition

Attention, electronics startup founders and innovators! Would you like up to €75,000 worth of marketing and promotion from Elektor International Media for your company or prototype?

We’re looking for the very best electronics entrepreneurs and designers who can demonstrate that their startups or prototypes are innovative and high quality.

electronica Fast Forward 2018, the startup platform powered by Elektor, is a worldwide startup competition that provides you with an exciting opportunity to promote your company or prototype in the international marketplace. This is your chance to win up to €75,000 worth of marketing from Elektor as well as international exposure in Munich, Germany at electronica, the world’s leading trade fair for electronics, in November 2018.

  • First Place — €75,000 marketing package from Elektor including an exhibition stand at electronica 2020.
  • Second Place — €50,000 marketing package from Elektor
  • Third Place — €25,000 marketing package from Elektor
  • The best of the best will receive the electronica Fast Forward Award!

Starting from 2018 e-ffwd presentation and award categories will reflect electronica’s highlight topics. In 2018 these are:
  • automotive
  • embedded
  • artificial intelligence
  • solid state lighting/LED
  • smart grid/smart energy
  • industrial IoT
  • electronics in medical and healthcare (including wearables)
  • cyber security

Preliminary entry form

Take the first step now by filling out this preliminary entry form.
First name
Last name
Startup or Prototype
Company name
Telephone number
Description (max. 250 words)

Elektor’s engineers and editors will review all submissions and ask the most promising candidates to submit more detailed applications in the coming days. If your company or prototype stands out, you could be invited to compete for a top prize at electronica 2018.

Already certain you want to participate? Participating is simple! Click here!  

Good luck. You might be on your way to winning €75,000 worth of marketing from Elektor!