Start up now @Uni Bonn

Start a Business at Uni Bonn

Do you want to put your idea into operation and become self-employed? Whether you have a concrete idea for a start-up or you are completely new to the start-up and entrepreneurship scene, the Transfer Center is the right place to be. We help University of Bonn students, researchers, employees and alumni to turn their ideas into successful start-ups.

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Idea Check

From the first flash of inspiration, we help you to develop your idea and prepare for the next necessary steps. 

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Consulting and Coaching

We provide personal individualized consulting on the way to start a business, such as applying for funding.

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Start-Up Stories

Our start-up stories let you read about relevant and interesting areas in the start-up scene and inspiring stories of our founders.

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Start-ups

Our start-ups come from a variety of areas and range from newly funded projects to upcoming enterprises.

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Start-up Events

We offer qualification workshops and networking events for exchanging information with other founders.

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Networking

You can find many forms of support in enaCom's extensive regional and supraregional network in the start-up scene.

Which services does the Transfer Center enaCom
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Information

We provide easily understandable, fun-filled and relevant information about start-ups, both current affairs and sound background information.

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Support

We provide personal, individualized consulting. We support high-tech or social projects, and your idea will be handled strictly confidential. We speak both languages, the language of research and the language of business. Contact us for any important or less important questions you have about your start-up.

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Networking

Our co-working space offers start-up teams the opportunity to exchange information among each other. And our extensive network in the start-up scene offers a wide range of support from Digital Hub Region Bonn AG, the Bonn/Rhein-Sieg Chamber of Industry and Commerce, City of Bonn and many other partners.

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Our Funding

The University of Bonn will receive around €1.4 million in start-up financing over the next four years to expand and consolidate its services, consulting and networking. enaCom was one of the award winners in the EXIST “Raising Potential” competition organized by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi).

News
Two start-up teams from the University of Bonn win the NUK business plan competition

A successful evening for start-up projects from science. These are the words to describe the 26th NUK Business Plan Competition, which took place in Cologne at the beginning of May 2021. The two teams ClingTechBionics and RecaPen, with members from the University of Bonn and closely supervised by the advisors from the Transfer Center enaCom, won first and second prize. Their business plans and highly competent teams convinced the jury. RecaPen also won the audience award for the best pitch.

750,000 euros for start-up project at the University of Bonn

How can modern components such as electric motors, rechargeable batteries or cell phones be manufactured ever faster, more energy-efficiently and with higher quality? One key tool from physics is high-power lasers, which help to process various materials. With their innovative technology to individually adjust the beam shape of the laser to the respective process, physicists from the University of Bonn have now won a highly endowed competition: The start-up project "Midel Photonics" by Dr. David Dung, Dr. Christian Wahl, Dr. Christopher Grossert and Frederik Wolf was selected for the "EXIST Research Transfer" funding program of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the European Social Fund. The funding of around 750,000 euros is intended to help the founders transfer their promising approach from research to industrial application.

NRW State government supports start-up activities with around 3.2 million euros

On April 1, the University of Bonn will launch the "U BO GROW" project, which is funded by the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy with 3.2 million euros. The project, funded until the end of 2024, is intended to significantly advance start-up activities from within the university.

Contact

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Vesna Domuz

Start-up Coach

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Brühler Str. 7

53119 Bonn

+49 0228 73-62008

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Anna Müller

Start-up Coach

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Brühler Str. 7

53119 Bonn

+49 228 73-62003

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