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Challenge. Collaborate. Create. Digital solutions are a critical component to solving the big challenges faced by the agricultural sector such as food security, climate change and sustainability. Digital solutions can ensure companies a competitive advantage as well as market growth. However, traditional research and development activities in companies comes with significant capital requirements as well as long turnaround times.



The solution:
Open Innovation.

The Solution: DLG.Prototype.Club.

Bring your great ideas to market faster in a more efficient and cost effective process.


Call for challenges for AGRITECHNICA 2023 now open.

Are you interested in a free consultation and challenge formulation session?
Contact us:

Christopher Armstrong
+49 69 24788-455


Submit challenge here

How does DLG.Prototype.Club work?

  • Exhibitors and partners at AGRITECHNICA identify a challenge.
  • DLG.Prototype.Club selects teams of software developers, engineers and startups to solve these challenges
  • The teams enter a rapid prototyping phase two weeks before AGRITECHNICA.
  • The teams present their fully functional prototypes together with a business plan to the Challenge partner LIVE during AGRITECHNICA.
  • The complete process from challenge announcement to the announcement of the winner of the challenge is accompanied by a high-profile media campaign.

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The campaign

Phase 1:
Define challenge and team

Step 1

Selected partners address their digitalisation challenges in the form of a challenge.


Step 2

DLG.Prototype.Club identifies interdisciplinary teams and start-ups for participation in the competition.


Phase 2:
Develop and present prototype (period of 14 days)

Step 3

Kick-off: The qualified teams receive their challenge and their access to the virtual working platform approx. 2 weeks before the fair.


Step 4

Processing time: Until the trade fair, the teams develop their functional prototypes in virtual space.


Step 5

Pitch: At the fair, the teams present their solution to a jury made up of your company (client) and other experts. At the same time, the teams develop business plans.


Step 6

Selection and award ceremony of the best teams at the trade fair. The further development of the product together with the industry partners can begin.


Why DLG.Prototype.Club – Fast & Efficient and Effective

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1. Procurement and purchasing compliant

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2. Diversity of ideas and solutions

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3. Fully functioning prototypes as a proof of concept along with a business canvas model – no sildes but protoypes is our motto

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4. Transparent and secure handling of I.P.

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5. Your pipeline to new talent

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6. Your brand at the centre of innovation and technology at the most important meeting point of the industry - AGRITECHNICA

DLG.Prototype.Club @ EuroTier 2022

DLG.Prototype.Club was launched at EuroTier 2022.

Learn more about the challenges and see who won.


Contact us

Christopher Armstrong
+49 69 24788-455 •