Future is happening in IQS Tech Fest

In 2016 IQS Tech Fair landed in Barcelona, as a small fair dedicated to industrial startups held at the IQS University. Exceeding all expectations, the event gathered more than 400 attendees on a cold winter evening. Something was changing in the ecosystem.

Just over a year later, IQS Tech Fair was transformed into IQS Tech Fest: the first industrial startups festival in Europe. With more than 1,200 attendees, its first edition gave visibility to disruptive ventures and connected entrepreneurs with investors and key industry leaders. The largest celebration of industrial entrepreneurship in Spain was born.

Today IQS Tech Fest is an international event, with the participation of international speakers, startups, investors, and corporates. Following the tradition of inviting a guest country for each edition, this 2021, we invite representative of Israel’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem to join us.

for change

IQS Tech Fest is the largest event organized by IQS Tech Factory, the center of entrepreneurship at IQS University and the first Industrial accelerator in Spain. What started as a small fair organized by a small team of people with the passion of giving voice to a new type of entrepreneurship, has become a great celebration that is growing year over year.
In this new edition, we keep working on making possible the impossible. In this new edition, we keep working on making the impossible. For this, we keep a strategic partnership between IQS Tech Factory and Barter. This ensures the delivery of a professional and high quality event.

place to be

IQS Tech Fest brings in the same space the technologies of the most advanced industrial startups in the ecosystem. Every January future is built in Barcelona, bringing together the most powerful entrepreneurs and technologies from the existing ecosystem.

The voice
of experience

A stage and innumerable stories of passion to build a better future. There is no better way to understand the future than listening to all those entrepreneurs who broke all schemes by their best efforts. Experts such as Benjamin Joffe, partner at SOSV, Neil Harbisson, Cyborg Artist and Co-founder of the Cyborg Foundation and the Transpecies Society, Luis Perez-Breva, Director and Lead faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Innovation Teams Program, Markus Solibieda, Managing Director at BASF Venture Capital GmbH, Lynette Kucsma, Co-Founder & CMO at Natural Machines, Heriberto Saldivar, Managing Director at Brinc, or Iva Jankovic, COO at Betahaus, between others internationals leading experts left their trace at our festival in the past editions.

IQS Tech Factory Acceleration Program demo day

IQS Tech Factory Acceleration Program, the unique industrial acceleration program in Spain, closes its edition at the festival. The 9 companies that have accelerated their technologies for the past months to bring their prototype to the factory, will take the center stage to offer the best of themselves. The award? The Most Promising Industrial Startup of 2020, selected by a panel of judges, will win a reward to travel to Shenzen (China) to an immersion program for entrepreneurs.

Make your
best deal

Gather in a single day all the meetings that otherwise would take you months to plan. Our networking app will guide you to know in advance all the entrepreneurs and assistants of IQS Tech Fest and close the best agreements through tailor-made meetings for you.