Collaboration of Universities Halle-Jena-Leipzig

Supporting the internationalization of startups

Attract

Attracting international startups to the region

Academy

Developing competencies for company growth

Accelerate

Supporting startups entering the Asian market

Project

Collaboration between the Universities Halle-Jena-Leipzig (Unibund Mitteldeutschland) to support the internationalization of startups

Qualities

  • Extensive experience in supporting startups
  • High concentration of tertiary institutions and research institutes
  • Active collaboration between the universities of the Unibund Mitteldeutschland (Halle-Jena-Leipzig)

Our approach

  • Triple-A approach focused on the following areas:
  • Attract: Attracting international startups to the region
  • Academy: Synergies through a joint academy
  • Accelerate: Focus on Asia through three hubs

Target group

  • Technology-focused teams
  • Born globals
  • Teams with international founders
  • Startups

Areas of action

ATTRACT

Attracting international founding teams and startups to the entrepreneurial and research hub in central Germany

  • International business matchmaking events
  • Connecting EXIST teams with international IT specialists
  • Attracting companies and startups to relocate to the region
  • Born global startup events

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ACADEMY

Developing competencies for company growth and internationalization

  • Over 30 training courses on topics such as design thinking, lean startup, customer journey, coachings with experts
  • E-learning from any location
  • Extensive workshops on early-stage financing and sales training
  • Preparing investor pitches and individual consultations

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ACCELERATE

Supporting companies entering the Asian market through hubs in China, Japan and Vietnam

  • Rapid integration into the entrepreneurial scene in the target market
  • Attractive local location
  • Events and workshops
  • Finding and retaining business partners
  • Developing a local business network in the target market

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Contact

Leipzig Office
International Startup Campus
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig
Germany
Telefon+49 341 – 97 39760
E-Mailsept@uni-leipzig.de
Ansprechpartner

Professor Dr. Utz Dornberger

Project Leader / Uni Leipzig

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Dr. Susanne Hübner

Project Coordinator / Uni Halle

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Dr. Oliver Pänke

Project Coordinator / Uni Jena

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Gunnar Kassberg

Gunnar Kaßberg

Project Coordinator / Uni Leipzig

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N.N.

Coordinator Attract

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Tanja Hünniger

Coordinator Academy

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Steve Uhlig

Coordinator Accelerate

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Collaboration between the Universities Halle-Jena-Leipzig (Unibund Mitteldeutschland) to support the internationalization of startups

Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy