As a leading global service provider in the field of IT- and document processes as well as digital production printing solutions Konica Minolta excels in service-led business consulting, implementation and management and provides a range of world-leading printing systems and solutions. Sponsoring the PIONEERS events already for the 3rd time this year and therewith encouraging entrepreneurial activity across whole Europe, Konica Minolta even itself is a 140-years old start-up: Since foundation in 1873 it continuously develops new technologies and business solutions. To support customers optimally with powerful and sustainable solutions, Konica Minolta continuously invests in research and development work and regularly sets new standards. Its goal is to know what its customers think, to understand their needs from their perspective and to solve the challenges their businesses face. Therefore the sponsoring of the PIONEERS events suits perfectly the Konica Minolta brand slogan “Giving Shape to Ideas” and the management philosophy “The Creation of New Value” as Konica Minolta is giving shape to ideas that contribute to a better future for all as well as it helps the young entrepreneurs to put their innovative business ideas into practice.