Offers for Going International for your Science-based Start-ups

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Are you an entrepreneur who has founded a research-based start-up? Do you wish to start or expand your business internationally? Germany offers a well-developed and vibrant ecosystem for science entrepreneurship. Why is Germany the right choice for taking your start-up international? Find out here!

Below is a list of platforms and initiatives supporting international science entrepreneurship.

International Entrepreneurship Office (IEO), RWTH Aachen University

Are you an international founder and want to start your business in Aachen? Contact the International Entrepreneurship Office at the RWTH Aachen University.

The International Entrepreneurship Office supports international founders in getting settled in Aachen and finding the best support program for you. This includes solving visa issues, finding a co-working space, a place to live and solving other bureaucratic and everyday life obstacles. Receive first useful information on our website and fill out the contact form for more support. We are happy to help you!

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Global DeepTech Venture (GDTV) Initiative, Technical University of Munich (TUM)

The TUM Global DeepTech Venture Initiative (GDTV) aims to support international high-tech founders on their way to establish a successful start-up within the Munich ecosystem. Start-ups from all over the world are given the unique opportunity to settle in the German high-tech metropolis with the help of an experienced expert network.

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The Munich Global Impact Sprint (MGI)

The Munich Global Impact Sprint (MGI) is an initiative led by the three Munich based universities Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich. The universities are supported by their respective innovation and entrepreneurship centres: UnternehmerTUM, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE), LMU Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (LMU IEC).

The universities within MGI are committed to partnering with other higher education institutions worldwide to strengthen Munich’s position as a key player in the international entrepreneurial ecosystem. The TUM Global DeepTech Venture Initiative and the MGI are funded and supported by the EXIST-Potentials program of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

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The TechKnowlodgy Entrepreneurship Hub

The TechKnowlodgy Entrepreneurship Hub, as part of EXIST, is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, to promote international start-ups.

Together with international partners, bi- or multinational start-ups will be established. These companies will be operating in Germany and in their respective home countries. The goal is to analyse and to promote the commercialization of existing research collaborations and research activities of the partners.

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