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Center for Business Foundation - business start-up

The Center for Business Foundation (ZUg) of Bielefeld University provides advice and supervision for academics at every stage of their business foundation. From the idea of a start-up project to the concrete realization of a business plan, the team of ZUg will be pleased to answer any questions that you may have.

The range of services offered includes:

  • Individual consulting on your business idea
  • Supervision during the consultation process until the successful founding
  • Start-up-oriented workshops
  • Support in designing a business plan, market analysis etc
  • Counseling for a financial strategy
  • Mediation of contacts to the local network/ associated partners
  • Involvement in a start-up network

For an appointment please contact us via phone, email or fill out the form below:



First steps

An Introduction and orientation programs, workshops and cooperations with partners support you during the development process of your business idea.

Financing & Funding

The Zug-team give advice on the EXIST-start-up grant, EXIST-research transfer and point out current grant programs and contests.