2 Days home of the Circular Economy Ecosystem

Nov 5th & 6th in Munich

Where Corporates, Experts, Start-ups & Investors connect to create

Commencing in 2022 with the esteemed CIRCULAZE Award Night, we expanded our journey in 2023 by introducing the CIRCULAZE Summit—a full-day conference featuring influential keynotes, panel talks, workshops, and vibrant networking. As we gear up for the upcoming year, anticipate an even more remarkable experience, bringing together key players in the circular economy for innovation and collective growth

Award Night

CIRCULAZE Night on November 5th is an exclusive event with guests from the world of business, science, and politics. Be part of the excitement as we unveil the Top 21 Circular Economy Start-ups and Top Circular Company of 2024. Let’s celebrate their achievements and toast to their future success!


Invitation for 150 attendees


This full-day conference on November 6th is where corporate decision-makers, start-ups, experts, multipliers, and investors from the world of the circular economy come together to exchange ideas, discuss the latest trends, and network. With top-class speakers, engaging workshops, a Start-up Village, and a campus of students from our partner universities, you’ll be part of a vibrant community of circular economy enthusiasts


Limited to 500 attendees

Celebrate & network at our CIRCULAZE Award Night


A special keynote speaker will kick-off the evening.


Start-ups are chosen by our expert jury from a long-list of over 150 start-ups on the basis of 8 categories.

Networking Evening

At the end of the night, guests have the opportunity to network with each other while enjoying dinner, drinks, and live music.

Get inspired & network at our CIRCULAZE Summit

Keynotes & Panels
for Corporates, Start-ups & Investors
& Workshops
bgreen leaders Space
Presentation booths of selected Start-ups
Special space for our partner universities

Why you should attend!

Speakers 2024

Coming soon…

Speakers 2023



Dr. Auma Obama

International Keynote Speaker, Founder, Author and Guest Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Martin Stuchtey

Founder and Co-CEO, The Landbanking Group

Sonia Amend

Investment Analyst and Community Manager at EWOR

Daniel Baumann

Editorial Director Green Transformation dfv Mediengruppe / GREEN.WORKS

Nikolas Bradford

Partner, Head of Private Sector, phiyond by adelphi

Benjamin Butz

Head of Business Development Corporate Clients, Foxway Germany

Doris Diebold

Founder & CEO hey circle

Dr. Maria Fay

Sustainability & Incubation Director SAP

Dr. Benedikt Franke

Vice-Chairman & CEO at Munich Security Conference

Lars Friedrich

Chief Sustainability & Incubation Director SAP

Karel J. Golta

CEO Indeed Innovation

Inga G. Grieger

Business Development Manager at BMW i Ventures

Felix Haas

Chairman & Co-Host Bits & Pretzels

Joachim Häger

Member of the Board ODDO BHF

Anna Sophie Herken

Managing Director, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Julia Profeta Johansson

Ella Impact, Moderation

Dr. Florian Kammerer

Federal Ministry for the Environment, Head of the Department for National Circular Economy Strategy

Hannah Klose


Stefanie Kuhnhen

Chief Strategy Officer / Managing Partner, Serviceplan Agenturen

Dr. Michael Liesegang

Scientific Manager, Deutsche Rohstoffagentur (DERA)

Laurent-Frédéric Lohmann

Moderator & Head of Investor Relations at 4PCapital

Mirko Mondan

Managing Director Gebrüder Dorfner

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Brit Neuburger

Chief Transformation Officer ex-OsramConti | Senior Advisor BCG

Merlin Ouboter

Co-Founder Microlino

Dorothea Palenberg

Managing Director at blue! Advancing european projects

Patrick Peter

Director Resources & Circularity, Private Sector, phiyond by adelphi

Sophia Rödiger


Stefanie Sumfleth

Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Technical Product, bonprix

Janine Thies

Circular Economy Manager BMW Group

Torsten Toeller

Founder & Chairman Fressnapf

Miriam Weihermüller

executive board medi GmbH, ITEM m6

Martina Williams

Head of Work Dynamics DACH and CEE, JLL

David Wortmann

Managing Director & Founder, DWR eco GmbH

Voices from the Event

Dr. Auma Obama
International Keynote Speaker, Founder, Author, and Guest Lecturer

Dr. Michael Liesegang
Scientific Manager, Deutsche Rohstoffagentur (DERA)

Dorothea Palenberg
Managing Director at blue! Advancing european projects

Award Winners 2023

Category Mobility

Category Plastics & Packaging

Category ICT & Electronics

Category FMCG

Category Fashion & Textiles

Category Built Environment

Category Digital Solutions

Category Circular Company

Jury Members 2024

Leonhard Nima

Founder Studio Nima

Christina Schulte

Impact Investor better ventures

Dr. Maria Fay

AI & Sustainability Director SAP

Christian Gonzalez

Investor Planet A Ventures

Larissa Skarke

Climate Tech World Fund

Matthias Schulz

Director New Business & Innovation

Otto Krahn New Business

Janine Thies

BMW Group Recycling and Dismantling Centre Strategy and Communications & Co-Founder pure edge

Patrick Hypscher

ex Head of Blue Movement BSH, Podcast host Circularity fm, Co-Founder & Steward Green PO

Natascha Zeljko


Claus Schuster



Relive CIRCULAZE Summit & Night 2023 at the House of Communication in Munich.