“Science needs practice”: We support the transfer of technology and knowledge so that research results become marketable products and services on site. Our networks, events and other structures ensure that the application-oriented knowledge generated at local science institutions finds its way into society and the economy.
For start-ups and those who want to found one, there is competent support in Essen:
Start-up unit of the EWG (Essen Economic Development Agency)
You are an innovative start-up and want to take off with your ideas and products? Then the Scale-up-City Essen is the right place for you. Here you will find excellent starting conditions with outstanding growth conditions. The EWG start-up team supports you in getting yourself established and integrating you perfectly into the ecosystem.
Centre for Start-ups and Innopreneurship at the University of Duisburg-Essen - GUIDE
Es ist Teil des wissenschaftlichen Prozesses immer neue Hypothesen und Ideen zu entwickeln – viele dieser Visionen können die Basis für innovative Geschäftsmodelle sein. Um diesen Weg von der Idee bis zur Unternehmensgründung erfolgreich zu gehen, ist das Zentrum für Gründungen und Innopreneurship der Universität Duisburg-Essen (GUIDE) unter dem Dach des Science Support Centers die zentrale Anlaufstelle für Gründungen aus Studium und Wissenschaft heraus.
Of course, this is just as true for companies that want to network in a targeted manner:
Promotion of innovation by the EWG
You have the expertise and the innovation potential – the EWG supports you in identifying, developing and implementing this potential. In strictly confidential consultations free of charge, you will also receive support in finding the right cooperation partner or partners for you from science and industry.
Over a period of several weeks, entertaining and attractive events with a scientific connection, which are all designed to be understandable for the broader public, demonstrating how exciting science is.
The ComIn Talk event series combines constructive-critical discussions of current topics from the areas of IT / digitalization / digital transformation / Industry 4.0 with top-class speakers and lively panel discussions.