People from all over the world study and work at our universities. The spin-offs or startups from our universities, are mostly knowledge and research-based and address international markets very quickly. We support these „Born Globals“ and give their topics a forum with a community event, the yearly Born Global Startup Festival and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs.
Join the community as
1. Startup or founding team
You are a startup or a team that is on its way to build a company? Benefit from our experienced support team with diverse backgrounds in our startup support and knowledge and technology transfer offices.
- Benefit from the access to qualification offers, office space to further develop your business in our startup center (for founding teams) or in co-working spaces and technology centers nearby (for startups).
- Identify potential customers and investors in our region or our international networks. Our universities serve as door openers and platforms to connect.
- Get access to more than 50 mentors, trainers, coaches, investors and networking partners. Our digital platforms and events promote your founding team or startup internationally.
2. Student or researcher
As a student or researcher you can access the community to talk to like-minded people, identify role models and get personal support:
- idea check and get feedback from other founding teams
- ask experts how they deal with IP issues
- identify qualification offers for starting a business
- find co-founders
3. Startup supporter
Are you an investor, corporate or institution that supports founding teams?
- Get an introduction to the local startup and innovation ecosystem reflecting the different research strengths of the universities.
- You can benefit from trans-regional access to mainly deep tech startups that are spin-outs from universities or local tech companies.
- University startups are often research and thus patent-based and are show a higher survival rate.
- Your professional experience and passion to support founding teams and startups is highly welcome. Just contact one of our local offices.