The early phases in the life of a young business represent a particularly challenging and decisive period for entrepreneurs: the business model is under development, the first round of financing is imminent and the prototype has to be made ready for the market.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Baden-Württemberg, makes use of state funding and the European Structural Funds ESF and EFRE to enable continual support for start-up accelerators that provide help and comprehensive support for start-ups in this early phase of the business.
Life Science Accelerator
The Life Science Accelerator Baden-Württemberg Mannheim/Heidelberg/Tübingen focuses on biotechnology, pharma and medical technology.
Creative Energy Accelerator
The Creative Energy-Accelerator of TFU GmbH Ulm supports start-ups in the fields of creative energy, conversion and storage.
The Accelerator focuses its activities on the "4C" in the field of medical LifeSciences: Commercialization, Certification, Clinical Studies and Copyright.
ESA Business Incubation Centre, with locations in Reutlingen and Friedrichshafen, focuses on the transfer and integration of space technologies into scientific, industrial and commercial applications outside the aerospace sector.