In the first microproject “Asking the right questions” we could identify and verify a set of functional questions to match people for innovation. With this project we build on this understanding of relevant elements of a matching platform and the identified user needs in the context of AI based innovation.

Within this micro project, we aim to implement an AI matching platform prototype. The first version will allow users to specify and manage profile data and receive matches. Matches could be either one-to-one matches or where a set of people is identified for which live event (online or in person) for getting them together is beneficial. We aim to evaluate the platform and get feedback from technology and domain experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, and startups.

Our long-term goal is to help connect experts and entrepreneurs across physical boundaries, creating a vibrant and agile high-tech environment on a European Scale.


A first prototype of a working matching platform

Matches and test users on the platform

Project Partners:

  • German Entrepreneurship GmbH, Jan Alpmann
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Albrecht Schmidt
  • Volkswagen AG, Gülce Cesur

Primary Contact: Jan Alpmann, German Entrepreneurship