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Engage in the digital future as an SAP Next-Gen partner

The SAP Next-Gen program provides unique opportunities for partners and your communities to join the conversation on exponential technologies, digital futures, and “innovation with purpose” linked to the UN Global Goals with next-generation thinkers.

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Join SAP Next-Gen to innovate

with purpose

As an SAP Next-Gen partner, you can play a critical role in shaping the digital future by linking your community to our network of next-generation innovators in academia, startup and tech ecosystems, and venture capital firms.

When you become an SAP Next-Gen partner, you can:

  • Present as a thought leader at industry and technology expert sessions
  • Share your innovation story through our Live 360 stream and social channels, linked to a global ecosystem
  • Join boot camps, meetups, and summits for industries and exponential technologies
  • Showcase your disruptive apps and installations of innovations linked to the UN Global Goals
  • Educate and develop talent with the SAP Next-Gen network

Join the SAP Next-Gen network

Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI)

Preparing next-generation innovators for the digital world

Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is a leading university excellence center for Digital Engineering based in Potsdam, Germany. By partnering with SAP Next Gen at Hudson Yards in New York, HPI aims to form innovative partnerships across industries and to develop new ideas with companies, start-ups, universities and research centers.


>500 bachelor and master students in IT-systems engineering

150 Ph.D. students

240 HPI Design Thinking Program students


GIANT Innovation

GIANT Innovation helps large organizations – from Fortune 500 companies to public sector agencies – build creative cultures and solve their innovation challenges.

Explore SAP Next-Gen free offerings for partners

  • Access to the global SAP Next-Gen innovation community for SAP Leonardo
  • Connections to 3,300+ educational institutions in the SAP Next-Gen network
  • Invitations to SAP Next-Gen open meetups and summits
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