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Start-up Transfer.NRW” funding program

The Start-up Transfer.NRW program will be continued in the new ERDF period in order to continue to give graduates, scientists or start-up teams from educational and research institutions who are willing to found a company the opportunity to develop their innovative ideas with high application potential and a convincing business concept to market maturity. The program provides employment support to individuals who have completed their degrees or who are academically active, usually within a maximum of three years.

Start-up Transfer.NRW promotes the market-oriented further development of products, services and processes (validation, proof of concept, prototyping) as well as the preparation of a business start-up by providing the opportunity to refine the business plan for the start-up and early growth phase, including coaching to accompany the project. Therefore, a business plan and coaching concept must be submitted with the application documents.

Information events are planned for the funding competition:

  • Wednesday, 29.11.2022 in Bochum
  • Monday, 12.12.2022 in Cologne
  • Wednesday, 14.12.2022 in Paderborn
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