Startup Portfolio

Over 170 companies have already been founded with the support of Humboldt-Innovation. Our startup portfolio reflects the broad research landscape of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the innovation potential of the German capital city. Here you will find an overview of all the start-ups we have supported so far.


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Company name Department / Institute Founded in Mentor
Surfhero UG 2017
betterbackpacking UG (haftungsbeschränkt) 2017
YARA Digital Farming 2013
famany UG (haftungsbeschränkt) 2013
Flexperto GmbH 2012
Mioto Labs GmbH 2023
Wombly 2022
Retrac GmbH 2021 Prof. Kehrer
Carbonsate 2023
Chargebox 2009
moteams UG 2021 Prof. Hess
AIOS 2023
GroupEstate UG (haftungsbeschränkt) 2014
PhenoSys 2006
younivers app 2022
Leistungslotse 2023
Prior Art Publishing GmbH Physics 2009
Newsenselab GmbH Physics 2016 Prof. Wessel
Quantiox GmbH Physics 2008 Prof. Masselink
elena international GmbH Physics 2019 Prof. Kurths
greateyes Physics 2008 Prof. Röder
Belyntic GmbH Chemistry 2018 Prof. Seitz
TLTS GmbH Chemistry 2006
Nanofluor Chemistry 2010 Prof. Kemnitz
Startup Programm

Humboldt Startup-Program

All information about the admission criteria, the process and the support services!


Humboldt Founders Club

The Humboldt Founders Club is the network for founders from the environment of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Entrepreneur traineeship

Our startup courses for Bachelor's, Master's and researchers provide the tools for entering the startup world— including credit points.


Startup Incubator

Our startup incubators in Mitte and Adlershof offer the necessary infrastructure and exchange platform for successful company development.

Coaching & Mentoring

Consulting, Mentoring & Coaching

External expertise and experience are essential for a successful startup. Our startup consultants and our entire network of coaches and academic mentors are available for this purpose.


Thematic programs

Programs with a thematic focus support researchers, innovators and start-ups in specific specialist areas such as AI or quantum technology.


Funding & Financing

Within the framework of the Humboldt Startup Programme, the Prepare Phase, the Launch Phase including the Berlin Startup Grant and EXIST, offers attractive sponsorships for all start-up phases*. We also support funded startups in securing follow-up financing.