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Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs - CENTIM

Partners and Networks

We are as good as our partners! At CENTIM, we treasure long-term regional, national and international partnerships with universities, businesses and institutions. These networks leads to collaborative innovation processes, projects and concepts in capacity building, start-up support or research.

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Bonn/Rhine-Sieg Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK Bonn-Rhein-Sieg)

The Bonn-Rhein-Sieg Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) is a shaping force in the development of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg economic region. It represents all companies of the commercial economy in the chamber district. IHK Bonn-Rhein-Sieg offers consultation services on matters such as how to start a business.


Together with the University of Bonn, H-BRS is a shareholder of DIGITALHUB.DE. DIGITALHUB.DE specialises in digital start-ups.

Business Development Agency Sankt Augustin (Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Sankt Augustin)

The Business Development Agency Sankt Augustin supports both established and young entrepreneurs and represents their interests. The agency organises training sessions (e.g. creating a business plan) and events such as  the Young Entrepreneurs's Table Sankt Augustin (JUST) which meets regularly once a month.

Neues Unternehmertum Rheinland e.V. (NUK)

The business start-up initiative NUK - Neues Unternehmertum Rheinland e.V. provides those interested in setting up a business with useful knowledge on the subject of founding a company and connects the entrepreneurial scene in the Rhineland.

RKW Competence Center (RKW Kompetenzzentrum)

RKW Competence Center is a non-profit and neutral impulse and advice provider for German medium-sized businesses. RKW Competence Center's services are aimed at people who want to further develop an established company as well as those who want to build a new company.


Our network is constantly expanding and aims to provide start-ups in our region with access to further support and mentoring, but also to present potential start-ups to our partners at an early stage.
If you are interested in a cooperation, please contact us via e-mail.