Together ... creating ideas

Studierendengruppe im KIZ


"Coming together is a beginning. Staying together is progress. Working together is success. (Henry Ford)". In accordance with this motto, the University of Erfurt's founding service would like to become more visible with its offerings in the overall university context. In accordance with the target and performance agreement between the university and the Thuringian Ministry of Economy, Science and Digital Society (TMWWDG), the foundng service would like to make its contribution to more intensive institutional cooperation with regard to the emergence of a culture of (social) entrepreneurship.


Our service offerings according to target groups

For students

Gruppe von Studierenden

Students from all faculties and departments, the Founders Service offers competent and free-of-charge support for all questions concerning the development of (start-up) ideas, financing and networking. No matter whether at the end of the process a viable company is to be established or "only" a first idea is to be further developed or structured in more detail, We are there for you. 

To the offers of the Founders Service

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For research associates

Student lehnt an der Wand

The Founders Service offers academic staff from all faculties and departments competent and free of charge support in all questions concerning start-up-related research transfer (incl. feasibility check), financing and networking.

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For professors

Eine Gruppe lernt

For professors from all faculties and departments, the start-up service offers teaching-related formats on the topic of (social) entrepreneurship. The start-up service calls upon them to get involved, e.g. as start-up ambassadors within the university or as mentors of a start-up team. 

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Internal partners / founding ambassadors