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Göttingen Startup Ecosystem

Are you interested in the topic of starting a business? You want to start your own business in Göttingen?
Whether in Silicon Valley, Berlin or Göttingen. Start-ups succeed best where talent meets, research and educational institutions work together, potential customers and cooperation partners are nearby, the digital and public infrastructure is modern, there is an openness to innovation and creativity, there is room for experimentation and capital is available for financing.
In the Göttingen startup ecosystem, there are numerous joint events for startups, targeted actors such as startup advisors are networked with founders, and active exchange between entrepreneurs, startups, investors, and institutions is promoted..
We would like to give a short overview of the relevant partners of the Göttingen startup ecosystem for those interested in starting a business and for founders.

For people interested in founding a company (start-up consultations, competitions, student initiatives, universities)

Transfer & Startup Hub University of Göttingen

The Transfer & Startup Hub University of Göttingen is for students, scientists, professors, employees and alumni of the University of Göttingen and bundles all activities to promote spin-offs, knowledge and technology transfer from the University of Göttingen. Be it an exciting student idea, a groundbreaking scientific research project, a patented process from the University Medical Center Göttingen or a process innovation in everyday work at the University of Göttingen.

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LIFT-OFF Start-up competition

The University of Göttingen's start-up competition is aimed both at people interested in starting a business and at active founders from all departments. The competition is accompanied by various events and workshops as well as a mentoring program during the entire competition period in the field of entrepreneurship.

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Enactus University of Göttingen

With over 70,000 members, Enactus is the largest student entrepreneurship initiative in the world. Become part of the largest student entrepreneurship initiative in Göttingen. Gain unforgettable experience at exciting events. Acquire numerous professional skills in practice that lectures cannot teach you. Discover your potential, take on responsibility and grow beyond yourself. Shape our future and solve sustainable social problems of the 21st century.

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Foundation consulting MOBIL

The start-up consultancy MOBIL is a specialist office for business start-ups in the Göttingen region. MOBIL bundles and conveys know-how for people interested in founding a company, self-employed persons and institutions.

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PFH: Entrepreneurship at the core

As the central instance of the PFH as a university for entrepreneurs and start-ups, the ZE Center for Entrepreneurship is systematically oriented towards the education and promotion of entrepreneurial thinking and action. With its diverse range of services, the ZE provides impetus for the sustainable anchoring of a culture of entrepreneurial initiative and independence.

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For founders (accelerator, incubator, co-working, makerspaces, network, startup community)

SNIC Pre-Incubator

The Pre-Incubator of the SüdniedersachsenInnovationsCampus (SNIC) is open to students, graduates and employees of the regional universities until the realization of their start-up project. The prospective founders can use its infrastructure around the clock free of charge to put their business ideas into practice. A wide range of support services as well as modern offices, meeting rooms and co-working facilities are available.

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SNIC Life Science Accelerator

Life science is your passion? You want to found a startup in the next six months or have founded one no more than five years ago and need further support? You've come to the right place! Our support program helps life science startups for six months to build and develop a successful company - individually adapted to the needs of the startup. We support you in optimizing company processes and business models. Free of charge!

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Life Science Factory

With the Life Science Factory, we aim to promote scientific progress in the life science sector and strengthen the research and development of innovative technologies with a clear application focus. As a life science incubator, we offer open offices, a prototyping workshop and a broad range of events in the life science entrepreneurship context for scientists and research teams who want to take their first steps outside academic institutions.

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StartRaum Göttingen

StartRaum brings together people and companies who want to work in an open, equal and creative way and implement innovative products or projects. We offer space, knowledge and competence for this. We create free spaces, play spaces, thinking spaces. In a space that inspires, encourages and makes fun.

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Foundation Forum Göttingen Region

The Gründungsforum Region Göttingen is a network for people interested in starting a business, self-employed people and young companies and offers information and discussion evenings as well as consultation days for founders for the districts of Göttingen, Northeim and Osterode am Harz.

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