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Start-up support

Setting up an independent company is an excellent opportunity to turn innovative ideas into marketable products and services. As a professional partner and expert in life sciences company foundations, we offer a comprehensive support service.

The following options are available:

  • Initial consultation (funded through EXI Start-up Voucher)
  • Basic package consultation/special start-up coaching (fundable through EXI Start-up Voucher)
  • Business plan check
  • Funding consultation
  • Pitch training and tips on capital procurement
  • Specific support in capital procurement for academic drug discovery projects as part of BWCADD
  • Marketing support, increasing your visibility
  • Cooperation inititiatives
  • Guide 'Wegweiser Regulatorik Gesundheitswirtschaft' (only available in German)
  • General information on location, infrastructure and the healthcare industry sector

EXI Start-up Voucher: Together with our partner, Steinbeis-Beratungszentrum Existenzgründung, we offer a multistage consultation package for people interested in setting up their own company/company founders in high-tech areas. Initial consultation, which is available free of charge, helps to accurately assess the viability of a project. Founders with promising business ideas will subsequently be offered basis package consultation and special start-up coaching. Detailed information about the EXI Start-up Voucher is available here.

Exciting Start-ups from BW

  • Tablet-based diagnostics - 12/04/2023

    Neuropsychiatric disorders are often diagnosed late and have a negative impact on quality of life. Diagnosing the disease at an early stage is vital to be able to help those affected by offering them treatment adapted to their specific requirements. This is what the TuCAN project in Tübingen aims to achieve through the early and differential diagnosis of neuropsychiatric disorders.

  • Cytolytics GmbH - 14/02/2023

    The start-up company Cytolytics from Tübingen has developed a robust and user-friendly software platform that uses machine learning for the automated analysis of cells. This is beneficial in areas such as cancer diagnostics and the development of new pharmaceutically active substances.

Selected press releases

  • Press release - 21/06/2024

    At the finale of the Cyber Valley Days, and Science Minister Petra Olschowski opened the ELLIS Institute Tübingen, heralding the next phase of the AI Innovation Campus. With the world's first ELLIS Institute, Cyber Valley is gaining further radiance. Olschowski also announced at the ceremony that the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is joining the Cyber Valley Community.

  • Press release - 14/03/2024

    Does our therapeutic approach work against cancer? The answer to this question can make the difference between life and death - and is still difficult to answer. A team from the NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tübingen and the Werner Siemens Imaging Center Tübingen has developed a technique for observing immune cells.

Website address: https://www.bio-pro.de/en/activities/start-up-support