Uni-Tübingen

Join the Startup Academy!

Do you have a business idea? Here are the next steps.
By attending the Startup Academy you can benefit from a multitude of hands-on workshops and acquire more in-depth knowledge about your industry. Experts will support you in developing your business models and prepare your startup for the challenges ahead. We follow the "Lean Startup" principle, in which we "build, measure and learn" together through continuous feedback loops. You can choose between three different tracks or attend all of them at once. We offer you:

  • Entrepreneurship Essentials
  • Life Science Series 
  • Social Innovation Series 

Entrepreneurship Essentials

In 11 workshops you will learn all about the most important steps to start your own business from experts with business and industry experience.

Your benefits:

  • Compact inputs about the most important challenges of founding and running a start-up
  • Hands-on work on your project supported by experts & coaches
  • Contact to the network and start-up support partners of the University of Tübingen
  • Free use of the coworking space and innovation laboratory of the University of Tübingen

Our Entrepreneurship Essentials cover the following topics:

  • Business model development and Business Model Canvas
  • Customer and market analysis
  • Project management
  • Financing and funding
  • Usability & user experience
  • Pitch training
  • Property and patent rights
  • Corporate and employment law
  • Human ressources and team dynamics

Dates & Format

  • 10.11.2021 until February 2022
  • every Wednesday from 15:00-18:00 h.
  • Format: we plan to conduct in presence at the Startup Center, if necessary we might switch to online.

Program structure

Find the schedule of the last batch here.
The new schedule will be published soon.

Who can participate?
The academy is open to all students, employees and researchers from all faculties. All you need is an idea and a team. The courses will be held in English and are free of charge. Places are limited, so apply soon!

What is the objective?
We know the challenges you are facing and are happy to help you in mastering them. By attending our program, you can shorten your time-to-market, save money and increase the chance that your start-up will be a success. You will come out with a validated business model, knowing the which steps to take next.

 Apply now

If you have any questions write us to gruendenspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de 

Life Science Series

Compared to other industries the survival of Life Science Startups is particularly challenging  due to long time periods and the capital requirement until market maturity. This program concentrates on the life science-specific topics and conveys specific knowledge for single elements of a business model in the Life Sciences. Basic entrepreneurship content has a subordinate role, whereas this program seeks to help you with the most important issues of founding a Life Science startup by focused input and individual coaching.

 

 

Program structure

  • Regulatory Affairs and Certification + Individual coaching
  • Clinical Trials + Individual coaching
  • Market Access, Pricing Strategies & Reimbursement + Individual coaching

Benefits:

  • You will get to know the first steps for getting on track with your Life Science Startup 
  • Input by experienced experts on the first day and coaching with individual assistance on the second day of each block
  • You can either join all the blocks or attend them individually

Dates & Format

  • Three 2-day blocks (each Thursday and Friday)
  • 02./03.12.2021 - Regulatory Affairs and Certification 
  • 09./10.12.2021 - Clinical Trials
  • 13./14.01.2022 - Market Access, Pricing Strategies & Reimbursement
  • Time: 09:00 - 18:00 h
  • Individuals and teams can apply until 14.10.2021
  • Format: we plan to conduct in presence at the Startup Center, if necessary we might switch to online.

Who can apply?

All scientists, students, professionals, founding teams and innovators, who want to translate their innovative ideas into health solutions.
You might be from the following or similar domains:

  • Medicine (devices, therapeutics, digital health, diagnostics etc.)
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmacology
  • Neuroscience

The working language is English and the program is free of charge. Individuals and teams can apply.

What is the objective?

The participants learn about the most important life science specific start up topics and get ready for the next steps. We prepare you to apply for possible fundings and further more advanced programs.

 Apply now


Social Innovation Series

The Social Innovation Series will consist of several workshops and seminars in the area of social entrepreneurship and leadership training.

Dates and Format

  • SEA:start - Social Entrepreneurship Akademie on 29./30.10.2021 (powered by SEA München)
  • Towards True Leadership: Leading Myself and Others on 02.12.2021 (powered by Tripl3Leader)
  • Social Innovation Camp on 14.01-16.01.2022 (powered by World Citizen School)
  • Format: online attendance 

Who can participate?
Students, phds, researchers and staff of the university.
If you have an idea, started a project or founded a social enterprise and you want to train your social entrepreneurial skills, then the camp is the right place for you. But even without an existing project idea you are welcome to develop it during the workshops or join an existing team.

What is the goal?

We can help you to develop your own brilliant idea! During the workshops you’ll be trained by experienced lecturers, getting to know successful social entrepreneurs and networking with people who –  like you – actively want to make a difference. 

Register here:

SEA:start - Social Entrepreneurship Akademie on 29./30.10.2021 (powered by SEA München)

Towards True Leadership: Leading Myself and Others on 02.12.2021 (powered by Tripl3Leader)

Social Innovation Camp on 14.01-16.01.2022 (powered by World Citizen School)