Innovation coming together at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Five exciting projects to watch

DATE: 21, 22-10-21

TIME: 10:00 AM - 16:00 PM (CET)

LOCATION: Frankfurter Buchmesse, Frankfurt

Innovation coming together – this is the motto for five projects of the Börsenverein Group in the field of cultural and creative industries at this years’s Frankfurter Buchmesse: Möbius, Aldus up, S+t+arts und creativeSHIFT – all EU-funded projects – as well as the CONTENTshift accelerator.  

With their innovative platforms, tools and events, and an accelerator programme, the projects promote cross-sectoral exchange, help new talents and startups enter the industry, and connect pioneers of the publishing industry for future prospects and endeavors.   

Programme 21 October

CONTENTshift accererator finale, 10 am

Who is turning the book industry upside down? Five startups are in the run for the title “Content Startup of the Year 2021” and the prize of 10,000 €.

creativeSHIFT and Möbius panel discussion “How do we want to live together -  Book publishing and the European Green Deal - social dreaming for cultural actors?”, 11 am

In this panel discussion, our guests tackle the relevant question, of how we want to live together in the future, which role cultural actors and the publishing industry will take on for the future of the creative sectors and where the European Green Deal comes into play

Aldus Up talk about Audience Development, 1 pm

Talk with Jürgen Boos about Audience Development

CONTENTshift "Icebreaker" Speeddating, 4 - 5 pm

At the "Icebreaker" Speeddating we break the ice between old and new and bring the book industry and startups together. Get to know young entrepreneurs, thought leaders and industry experts in alternating discussion rounds! The speeddating takes place in “Raum Alliance” on the fair grounds. Please sign up beforehand at 

Programme 22 October

STARTS Prize-winning project Remix el barrio, 10 am

STARTS The Growing Pavillion - sustainable building with biomaterials, 11 am

Aldus Up + LitCam talk, 11:45 – 12:30 am

STARTS Experiencing the climate change through Science, Technology and the arts: Oceans in Transformation., 2 pm

STARTS What are you going to see? AI, facial recognition and machine learning – the human being in a world of data. Dejha Ti and Ania Catherine on their immersive experiential artwork ON VIEW, 3 pm