"The ToolFest takes place on the 1–2 December in Berlin Mitte. Join this exclusive event to stay at the forefront of innovation."


Network with professionals.


Choose your favorite workshops.


Five inspiring talks & two keynotes.


Two days and networking dinner.

"Innovators from Zalando, BCG Digital Ventures, Volkswagen, HPI, Babbel, HTW Berlin, St. Gallen and more practice with you their best innovation tools."

Scott Weiss

VP Product Design at Babbel

Prof. Alejandro Lecuna

Professor for Innovation and Design at HTW Berlin

Franziska Scheinhardt

Senior Strategic Designer at BCG Digital Ventures

Stefanie Gerken

Manager of Advanced Track at HPI School of Design Thinking

Rodrigo Luna Orozco

Trend & Technolgy Scout at Volkswagen AG

Marianne Guillen

Head of Design Fundamentals at Zalando

Lutz Haase

Senior Innovation Consultant & Angel Investor

Lukas Stadelmann

Co-Founder of RETHINK Innovation & Lecturer at Uni St. Gallen

Holger Eggert

Freelance Strategic and UX Designer, Google Head-Mentor

Prof. Karl Frech

Partner at Fuenfwerken Design AG / 5WX new ventures GmbH

Nadim Choucair

Manager of Ecosystem Partnerships at Etventure

Selina Mayer

Program Manager at HPI Academy

"Practice the newest tools in Design Thinking, Product Design and Business Innovation. Don't miss this opportunity and learn how to create huge success stories in your own business environment."

Keynote by Marianne Guillen from Zalando: Inspiring and Engaging Teams to Excel

Keynote by Scott Weiss from Babbel: The Ecology of UX – How Babbel Learns From its Users

Linking Desirability with Viability to Create Business Ideas that Matter

Franziska Scheinhardt

Idea Arc Reloaded: How to Engage with Fuzzy Ideas

Prof. Alejandro Lecuna

Expanding the Design Sprint ToolBox

Stefan Latt

Critical Design: Exploring Beyond the Given

Frederik Görtelmeyer

Build the Next ToolFest with Lego Serious Play

Lukas Stadelmann &
Stephan Matzdorf

Generative Design Research with Sacrificial Concepts

Lana Criggs

Intelligence Augmentation Design Toolkit

Beatrice Rachello & 
Ivan Ayala

Challenges of Implementing Design Thinking into an Organization

Stefanie Gerken

Design Dash: Teaching Design Thinking in 90 Minutes

Tassilo Boßmann & Friederike Möller

Saving the World with Robots: Exploring Future Skills & Learning the Basics of Code

Johannes Marx & Annemieke Frank

"Our vision for the ToolFest is to unite professionals and equip them with cutting edge innovation tools from industry leaders to stay at the forefront of innovation."


Creative Professionals


Innovation Manager


Business Leader



Space & Address

smart Helios Innovation Space

Leipziger Str. 61a
10117 Berlin

Contact us

We are looking forward to get in touch with you. Contact us if you have any question or want to become a partner/sponsor for the ToolFest.