The target groups are students, employees and alumni of H-BRS who are interested in founding a company or are those who already have founded start-ups.
The main fields of activity of GründungsCenter are:
• To raise start-up awareness: Through events and broad network
• Start-up qualification: Offering teaching and qualification programs
• Start-up coaching: Providing advice and support in all matters related to founding new businesses including identifying and applying for startup funds.
Comprehensive entrepreneurial curriculum will be offered at bachelor and master levels while external participants can register for Individual certificate courses.
Additional services such as consulting, match-making and scouting will be offered to those interested in setting up their own business. The offer is supplemented by the provision of suitable premises and the establishment of an H-BRS start-up network.
Coordinated marketing will increase the overall visibility of start-up activities at the university. H-BRS GründungsCentre aims to enable a start-up-friendly climate and to significantly expand start-up activities within H-BRS.
The new programme "EXIST-Potentials" supports German universities and their entrepreneurial networks in further developing a sustainable, university-based culture of entrepreneurship. It is part of the funding initiative of the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy "EXIST-Culture of Entrepreneurship".
EXIST Potentials targets all universities in Germany that would like to leverage existing potentials in university-based entrepreneurial support. The funding programme has three thematic priorities: Leverage of potentials, Regional networking and International leadership.
More information about EXIST Potentials can be found at: www.exist.de