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Startup Support


Access the joint programmes and resources of Berlin's universities – for your startup success!

Science & Startups provides a gateway and access to the joint programmes and resources of Berlin's universities to successfully start and develop your company. This includes innovative research, infrastructure, incubator space, scientific mentors, access to co-founders, grants, or coaching. Our services are free and aimed at academics, researchers, staff, students and graduates.

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Facts & Figures


>1,700

Potential academic mentors

>500

Founded companies

>130,000

Potential fellow founders

>500,000,000

Research funds/year

Programmes


Our startup support facilities at Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, along with Charité Universitätsmedizin provide science entrepreneurs with everything they need to start their own science-based startups. When it comes to funding support, we primarily offer guidance on the Berliner Startup Stipendium (BSS), and EXIST Startup Grant.

For further information and an advising appointment, please get in touch with the respective startup support facility.

Resources


Find Your Mentor

Science & Startups is supported by the scientific staff at the four Alliance institutions. Each team is mentored by an academic and benefits from their expertise.

You will find a database of our academic mentors here shortly.

Find Your Coaches

In order to enable our science entrepreneurs to develop their entrepreneurial skills, we work with a number of expert coaches who specialize in various fields of enterprising education.

You will find a database of our coaches here shortly.

Find Your New Job

Assembling your startup team is key when starting your own business. Our job market is supposed to help you find fellow team members.

You will find our job market here shortly.

Events & Workshops


In the entrepreneurial ecosystem that is Berlin, Science & Startups specializes in science-based startups. We support you in developing your skills and your network, as well as cultivating your entrepreneurial spirit.

We offer a range of enterprising formats and education across all four member institutions of the Berlin University Alliance, including workshops, networking events, and startup competitions.