Explore China

Engage the Chinese market together with us.

Explore China with the International Startup Campus


China is one of Germany's most important markets 

China offers a huge consumer and B2B market and room to experiment with new business models in a technology-savvy society. The start-up scene has developed enormously in recent years, especially with many unicorns, i.e., young companies whose value is estimated at more than one billion US dollars. Nevertheless, China is not an easy market, so early support is essential for founders and start-ups to develop a market strategy. This is where the International Startup Campus offers different services like qualification or market programs.

The German-Chinese Business Hub “DC Hub” 

The Leipzig University has already conducted start-up trips to China before the pandemic. Our program on site is carried out in cooperation with the Saxony Trade & Invest Corp. 

We had the opportunity to get to know the Chinese start-up culture and pitch in front of Chinese partners and investors.

Dr. Dilan Sinem Sert, Founder of SediDoc GmbH

In addition, the universities of the International Startup Campus have numerous partnerships with universities, research institutions and companies in China. The cities of Leipzig and Jena also maintain city partnerships with Nanjing and Guangzhou, respectively.

Market Exploration

DC-Hub supports German start-ups and SMEs to build competencies for the Chinese market for a duration of max. 2 weeks in China with flights, coworking workspace, network access, events and workshops. Thus, the participants can plan and implement their projects for China with the ISC team on-site in Wuhan. 



Our offer sounds interesting? Contact us and meet with representatives from the ISC and Saxony Trade & Invest Corporation at the Außernwirtschaftstag Sachsen in Leipzig on the 11th of April 2024. 

Impressions from China

ISC Alumni

Greenhub GmbH
Saige Analytics
RiDERgy GmbH
3G Proxy
Skylink Industries GmbH
Energiesachse GmbH
Klangchat GmbH
FlyNex GmbH
Luma Learning e.V.

Contact our representative

Gunnar Kaßberg
University of Leipzig
+49 341 9 733760

Gunnar Kaßberg is responsible for the coordination of the project in Leipzig and works as a lecturer and consultant. He has many years of experience in…

+49 341 9 733760

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