MediaTech Lab

MediaTech Lab – call for start-ups

We’re looking for young companies with new ideas! Our goal is to expand and transform the Media City into a digital hub for the future. We’re offering you the chance to develop the next generation of „future media technologies“ in the Media City and providing the winners of our competition with office space in our lab!

That’s why you should take part in our contest!


office space

rent subsidy of 100% of the rent for 21 months for office space of 17 m2 or more in the studio in the Media City.


gain the attention of potential customers and employees thanks to the reports we prepare about start-up successes.


participation in an individually tailored mentoring programme, including matchmaking with renowned industry stakeholders and investors.


establishment of a network of innovative companies to build a digital hub and structure it in a forward-thinking manner.


experiences will be exchanged during regular meetings, allowing participants to learn from one another and discuss challenges.

access to finance

straightforward support and information about financing, funding programmes and invitations to the Investors Dinner.

Entries could be submitted until 31 January 2018!

Participation conditions

young companies


Your company has been active for five years or less. So all start-ups and founders of new businesses are eligible to participate.

future media technologies

Business models in the relevant thematic areas preferred: VR, AR, MR, 3D modeling, gamification, beyond entertainment, data visualization, volumetric film, digital engineering, edutainment, 3D printing, virtual engineering.

MediaTech Lab_overview

An experienced jury will review all applications and select the winners.