Technische Universität Berlin
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Start-up support at TU Berlin

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Support Offers for Start-Up Projects

Technische Universität Berlin was awarded the title “EXIST Entrepreneur University” by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and continues to build on its strong position as the university with the most start-ups in Berlin-Brandenburg. But how does the University specifically help start-ups?

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Start-Up Support and Transfer

A combination of academic teaching, excellent research, and service offers for start-ups generates high potential for innovation and transfer and makes Technische Universität Berlin stand out in the area of entrepreneurship. What exactly is the University’s approach?

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Teaching in the Field of Entrepreneurship

Technische Universität Berlin profits from a combined approach of teaching and research in the field of entrepreneurship, University-internal start-up support, and a focus on technology-oriented spin-offs. All of this is combined into the Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability degree program (IMES).

Stories from start-ups and entrepreneurs

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DexLeChem - Sustainable Chemistry from Berlin

Sonja Jost is an alumna of Technische Universität Berlin and set up DexLeChem to revolutionize the chemistry industry by making it sustainable. She discovered a process for manufacturing medicine by replacing petroleum-based substances with water.

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Siut - Illuminating Concrete

The innovation workshop of the start-up business SIUT is located in the Peter-Behrens-Halle on the TU campus in Wedding. It is here that plain concrete is brought to life through lighting. Vincent Genz and Benjamin Westerheide studied at Technische Universität Berlin before putting their idea into action.

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LiveEO - Observing the Earth in Real Time

Sven Przywarra, an alumnus of Technische Universität Berlin, and his co-partner Daniel Seidel are the founders of LiveEO. Their start-up carries out fully automated analyses of satellite and drone data and monitors global infrastructure networks.

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Foodly - An Appetite for Cooking

The Foodly app allows users to flexibly and affordably purchase ingredients for tasty meals while completing their weekly grocery shopping. Dr. Hannes Kübel and Peter Schrott, both alumni of Technische Universität Berlin, contributed to the app’s development.

Start-ups up close

akvola Technologies - Environmentally-friendly solutions for industrial wastewater

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UVphotonics - Highly-efficient ultraviolet LEDs for a green future

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Start-up locations on the Technische Universität Berlin campus

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EINS Start-Up Center on Ernst-Reuter-Platz

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Network, Sustainability. This acronym, which also spells out in German the center’s address at Ernst-Reuter-Platz, reflects the vision which the University wishes to pursue at its new start-up center EINS on the Charlottenburg campus.

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One Year of EINS

Karin Kricheldorff, head of the Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) at TU Berlin, looks back on one year of the EINS start-up center and speaks about the link between transfer and start-up support.

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At 1,000m², the EINS start-up center offers start-ups ample space including work spaces, a prototype workshop (maker space), seminar and conference rooms, and an event space.

Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) Contact

Office AM1, Abt. VA
Address Hardenbergstr. 38
10623 Berlin

Entrepreneurship on campus

  • Marker  Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE)
  • Marker  EINS Coworking Space
  • Marker  Inkulab