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Interested in Entrepreneurship? Check out the Start-up Support Program!

The Start-up-Support unit based at the university department “Cooperation and Innovation” is offering a versatile program over the summer to all on Göttingen Campus who are interested and curious about a potential entrepreneur career. Check out the different events below and for further information go to their webpage.

Start-up consultation days for prospective founders (in English or German)
Make an appointment for discussing first ideas up to the different phases of establishing your business. Register for the dates below by sending an email to

Lecture & Conversation
Blockchain, Virtual Reality and Co.: new technologies as key to (professional) future

New technologies will generate many innovative start-ups and products in the coming years. Four Göttingen founders will talk about their successful business ideas and how they quickly established themselves as experts in their fields of Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Internet of Things. No registration required.

Lecture & Meet-up
Social startups that inspire: Quartiermeister (Berlin) and Mobile Retter (Cologne)
“Drink beer – do good!” – this is the slogan of the social enterprise Quartiermeister based in Berlin. At this event one of the founders will talk about how they build the company and its corporate culture – and you can even learn how to bring Quartiermeister to Göttingen if you want to!
Dennis Brüntje, Head of Operations at Mobile Retter e.V., will also report on the Social Entrepreneurship Network Germany (SEND) and the Mobile Retter initiative as part of SEND. In cooperation with StartRaum & Social Entrepreneurship Meetup Göttingen. No registration required.

  • 10 May 2019 at 16:30-18:30h (StartRaum, Friedrichstr. 3/4, 37073 Göttingen)

Lecture at the PraxisBörse
From influencers and unconventional ideas – what you can learn from successful start-ups
Unusual ideas, sustainability and innovations. Successful founders from the fields of social media, environment and science report about their motivation, ideas and different ways towards independence. No registration required. 

Business start-ups from the university – former Göttingen students report
The idea is there, but how can I implement it? Successful founders of the University of Göttingen will share their experience, how the process of founding a company from inside the university took place. No registration required.

Creative_innovative – With creativity to your own start-up idea
You are interested in the topic of foundation, but don’t (yet) have your own idea? Then this workshop is for you (students and graduates of all disciplines are welcome)! Register by sending an email to