Online Matchmaking with Moroccan Start-ups and SMEs

February 7, 2023 15:00 to 17:00 CET


The Competence Center for Automation in Morocco (CCoA) promotes the dialogue of start-ups and SMEs from Morocco with industrial companies from Germany. During an online matchmaking on 07 February 2023, young companies will present in pitches how they want to cooperate with German companies.

7 February


The schedule: (Language: English)

15:00 – 15:15

Opening: Morocco 4.0 

Dr. Sarah Kunkel – Project Leader CCoA



Key Note: The potential of Moroccan Partners

Yassine Abouch – CEO and Founder Nextronic

Morocco as outsourcing destination

Stephan Fricke – CEO of  Deutscher Process Automation Verband and Outsourcing Verband, Publisher of “Outsourcing Destination Guide Morocco” (2022) 

15:15 – 16:00

Digital resources for manufacturers: Pitches of Moroccan start-ups and SMEs

Solutions in the agriculture fields using artificial intelligence, IoT and computer vision. It offers technological solutions to estimate the yield of a crop using a hardware and a software package.

OCP Maintenance Solutions is a start-up specializing in providing maintenance 4.0, reliability, and digitization solutions for industries. It offers a range of products and services, which include Isense, a cloud based IoT platform as well as hardware innovations and AR based trainings.

Genivar offers SAAS platform for management, monitoring, traceability of objects via IOT (GPS / RFID) / GPRS, to support companies to implement an effective management policy and reduce energy expenses.

Specialised in automating machine learning for structured data and computer vision for edge AI use cases. The cloud-based AutoML solution can automate the training and deployment of models, an edge computer vision solution can provide real-time, low-latency analysis of visual data. 

Innovative solutions of energy efficiency, renewable energies and their applications,. Patented solution in marine energy Wave Beat which protects infrastructures in front of sea and produces green energy.

STONE Engineering is an engineering company specialising in Instrumentation and Industry 4.0 solutions, software implementation and Industrial Engineering. It is offering Wireless & Cloud based Monitoring systems, Digital Twin solutions, smart sensors and Predictive maintenance.

Specializing in solutions based on Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Analysis. Solutions for optimization, productivity improvement, automation of human tasks, as well as consulting and training services.

Specialized in in smart and connected objects (IOT), dedicated to the petroleum distribution industry. Offers “AFMS” (AZA Fuel Management System) to manage fuel processes.

16:00 – 16.45

1:1 Online – meetings on request

Closing remarks: Preview on Makeathon in Casablanca and Hannover Messe 2023

Reinhold Umminger, Director Global Business, Deutsche Messe Technology Academy

Full event video

How to participate

Industrial Companies

Register for participation free of charge using the form below.

We will send you the link to the profiles of the participating start-ups in time.

You can then have a first individual conversation during the online matching. And of course, you are also invited to make personal contacts on site in Casablanca or at HANNOVER MESSE.


Start-ups and SMEs 

Register for participation free of charge using the form. We will then send you a detailed form on which you can present your competencies and resources. We publish these profiles free of charge on several platforms: CCoA,, Deutsche Messe Technology Academy and in the Global Business Magazine at Hannover Messe. You will be invited to make a pitch of approximately 5 minutes for the online matching on February 7. Interested parties can have initial 1:1 conversations with you during the event.


Resources and partners for digitization

Morocco offers rich potential for industrial collaborations with its renowned universities, its already globally connected ecosystems of startups and dynamic SMEs. The online matchmaking with startups and SMEs on Feb. 7 will provide an opportunity to explore concrete collaboration projects. The large talent pool in the field of automation, which the CCoA has tapped with nationwide training measures, enables companies from Germany to successfully recruit highly motivated and excellently trained specialists. Further events will follow: 



Morocco 4.0: Talents and Technology

Onsite Event: Hyatt Casablanca, Morocco

Makeathon, job exchange, matchmaking,




In preparation: meetings, conference, trade fair visit 

The organizers: initiatives and networks 

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the development of the CCoA through Invest for Jobs – the special initiative for training and job creation. The Deutsche Messe Technology Academy is organizing the project’s networking activities in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce Abroad in Morocco. The Global Business Magazine for HANNOVER MESSE presents the profiles and events.