Startup Service

We support innovative founding intentions and startups

In order to develop a founding idea into a successful startup, support is needed. Within the framework of the Humboldt Startup Programme, we offer startup projects in the pre- and early phases of their startup relevant advice and coaching as well as access to the network, know-how and infrastructure of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.  With EXIST and the Berlin Startup Stipendium, attractive public funding programmes (100% funding rate) are also available for the realisation of your own startup ideas.

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Startup Programm

Humboldt Startup-Programm

Alle Informationen zu den Aufnahmekriterien, dem Ablauf und den Unterstützungsleistungen!



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


Startup Incubators

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.


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.


Humboldt Founders Club

The Humboldt Founders Club is a network of entrepreneurs from the ranks of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Startup Portfolio

Over 130 companies have already been founded with the support of Humboldt-Innovation.


Thomas Wagner
+49 30 2093 70773
Katja Brunner
+49 30 2093 46626