Start-up Stories

An innovative idea, a sustainable business model and founding personalities with persistence - these are all important topics for successful start-ups. With our inspiring start-up stories, you can read up on relevant and interesting areas of start-up development.

The four Founders of Midel Photonics in the enaCom coworking space.
© Timo Heepenstrick

750,000 euros for start-up project Midel Photonics

With their innovative technology to individually adjust the beam shape of the laser to the respective process, physicists from the University of Bonn were selected for the "EXIST Research Transfer" funding program of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the European Social Fund. 

Two female scientists working in a laboratory.
© Lannert/Uni Bonn

NRW supports start-up activities with around 3.2 million 

The "U BO GROW" project is funded by the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy with 3.2 million euros. The project is intended to significantly advance start-up activities from within the university.

Der Leak-Checker der Uni Bonn hilft bei Identitätsdiebstahl.
© Malderle/Uni Bonn

Is my password still secure?

A team of computer science researchers has developed a "leak checker" that allows users to protect themselves and easily check whether personal data is included in a stolen record.

Die Gründer von Midel Photonics.
© Frommann/Uni Bonn

From the physics lab to industry

The startup project "Midel Photonics" from the physics department of Dr. David Dung, Dr. Christian Wahl and Frederik Wolf is one of twelve startups selected for the state-wide program "HIGH-TECH.NRW".

Niklas Häusler, Gründer von neuro11, in seinem neuen Büro.
© enaCom/Uni Bonn

First founders in the University of Bonn's co-working space

It's filling up at the Transfer Center enaCom of the University of Bonn: The two founder teams of neuro11 and kiresult, which emerged from the university, settled in the co-working space at the beginning of November 2020.


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