Supporting internationalization of start-ups

Collaboration of Universities Halle-Jena-Leipzig

Attract

Attracting international start-ups to the region

Academy

Developing competencies for company growth

Accelerate

Supporting start-ups entering the Asian market

Project

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

Current status

  • Extensive experience in supporting start-ups
  • 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 start-ups 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
  • Start-ups

Areas of action

ATTRACT

Attracting international founding teams and start-ups to the entrepreneurial and research hub in central Germany

  • International business matchmaking events
  • Connecting EXIST teams with international IT specialists
  • Attracting companies and start-ups to relocate to the region
  • Born global start-up events

ACADEMY

Developing competencies for company growth and internationalization

  • Over 30 training courses on topics such as design thinking, lean start-up, 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

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

Contact

Leipzig Office
International Startup Campus
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig
Germany
Telefon+49 341 – 97 39763
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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Christian Hauke

Project Coordinator / Uni Leipzig

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N.N.

Coordinator Attract

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N.N.

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 start-ups

Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy