Company / 06.10.2017
Company / 06.10.2017

HELLA joins Europe's largest innovation platform

The lighting and electronics expert becomes new partner in "Startup Autobahn" network


Lippstadt, October 06, 2017. HELLA has joined the innovation platform "Startup Autobahn". With this step, the globally active automotive supplier intensifies its activities in the dynamic startup scene. With its various industry and science partners and more than 30 startups, the Stuttgart-based "Startup Autobahn" network is considered the largest innovation platform in Europe. Topical focal points are mainly based on future mobility concepts and matters regarding Industry 4.0.


"The automotive world is undergoing radical changes", says Michael Jaeger, executive board member of business division Electronics and in charge of innovation management at HELLA. "For further promoting solutions for the mobility of tomorrow, we as innovation and technology leader increasingly favor new and open cooperation forms. Startup Autobahn provides us with an outstanding foundation here. We want to connect with young companies via this platform and explore new growth areas for HELLA."


"Startup Autobahn" was founded by the leading international innovation platform and startup Accelerator Plug and Play, headquartered in Silicon Valley, together with partners in Germany. The network aims at promoting the exchange among established industrial companies, investors and mentors as well as agile startup companies.

Daniel Morfeld
Spokesperson / Media Relations
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Phone: +49 2941 38-7566
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