Starting up your Business in Germany at the Heart of Europe.

Heidelberg is a university town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the river Neckar in south-west Germany. In the 2016 census, its population was 159,914, of which roughly a quarter consisted of students. Located about 78 km (48 mi) south of Frankfurt, Heidelberg is the fifth-largest city in Baden-Württemberg. Heidelberg is part of the densely populated Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Heidelberg University, founded in 1386, is Germany’s oldest and one of Europe’s most reputable universities. Heidelberg is a scientific hub in Germany and home to several internationally renowned research facilities adjacent to its university, including the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and four Max Planck Institutes. The city has also been a hub for the arts, especially literature, throughout the centuries, and it was designated a “City of Literature” by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

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Co-Working Spaces  / Technology Centers

see Coworking Guide Heidelberg
Heidelberg Technologiepark

Incubators / Accelerators

Life Science Accelerator Heidelberg / Mannheim

Supporting Institutions / Programs

Heidelberg Startup Partners


BioRN Network e.V.


University of Heidelberg (one of the oldest universities in Europe, amoung top 50 globally)

plus others

Research Institutes / Centers

European Molecular Biology Laboratory

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Max Planck Institute for Astronomy

Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics

Max Planck Institute for Medical Research