Applications startups

Are you taking the construction and mining machinery industry to the next level with your startup? Then bauma is the perfect platform for you to present your startup to the global construction, building materials and mining industry.

The contents of this page refer to bauma 2022. Information on bauma 2025 will follow here in due course.

The startup area at bauma

In 2022, bauma succeeded in connecting more than 3,200 exhibitors with over 495,000 visitors. In 2025, bauma will also be "the place to be" – because nowhere else in the world will you find a comparable number of international key players and decision-makers in the construction machinery sector who are looking for future solutions for the industry and for intensive industry exchange.

In 2022, there has been a startup area at bauma for young innovations for the first time - powered by VDMA Startup-Machine: Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase yourself in this top-class setting and generate relevant leads at the world's leading trade fair for the industry. Secure one of the limited exhibitor spaces in the startup area in our Innovation Hall LAB0.

We look forward to receiving your registration request!

Topics of the start-ups:

  • Construction methods and materials of tomorrow
  • The way to autonomous machines
  • Mining – sustainable, efficient, reliable
  • Digital construction site
  • The way to zero Emission

Admission criteria for start-ups

  • Established within the last 7 years
  • Market capitalization of less then EUR 50 million
  • classification in at least one point of the topics for the start-ups
  • all Eligibility can be found in the "Special Terms of Participation B"

Become part of the start-up area and book our all-inclusive start-up package including:

  • 6 m² stand space on the startup joint exhibition area powered by VDMA Startup-Machine
  • Application fee
  • 2 exhibitor passes
  • AUMA charge
  • Mandatory communication fee (Basic entry in the exhibition list, interactive e-mail address and website as hyperlink, linking to common social media channels)
  • Stand construction incl. logo printing (table, seating, lighting, 2 shelves, brochure holders)
  • Overall coordination of the trade fair stand and on-site event management
  • Communicative support of the Startup Area by Messe München & VDMA

Package price: EUR 4,931 excl. VAT

Application for a speaker slot on the bauma Forum stage

In your application for a startup stand you also have the opportunity to apply for a speaker slot in the bauma Forum. All information on this can be found on our Call for Paper webpage.

Information on the bauma 2025 Startup Area—powered by VDMA Startup-Machine will follow.

Dr. Laura Dorfer
  • Project Manager VDMA Startup-Machine
Jessica Kensy
  • Exhibition Coordinator