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


“Karlsruhe …. is the second-largest city of the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg after its capital of Stuttgart, and its 309,999 (2016) inhabitants make it the 21st largest city of Germany. … The Technologieregion Karlsruhe is a loose confederation of the region’s cities in order to promote high tech industries; today, about 20% of the region’s jobs are in research and development. … The Karlsruhe University (Universität Karlsruhe-TH), the oldest technical university in Germany, is home to the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Research Center), where engineering and scientific research is performed in the areas of health, earth, and environmental sciences. The Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Karlsruhe-HS) is the largest university of technology in the state of Baden-Württemberg, offering both professional and academic education in engineering sciences and business. In 2009, the University of Karlsruhe joined the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe to form the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).”

Co-Working Spaces  / Technology Centers

Perfekt Futur


Technologiefabrik Karlsruhe


Gründerzentrum Durlacher Allee

Gewerbe- und Dienstleistungszentrum P‘90

Supporting Institutions / Programs

KIT-Gründerschmiede including Startup Catalyst – upCAT (KIT)


CyberForum Hightech.Business.Network. (1200 members)

Innovationstag NEULAND


KIT (The Research University in the Helmholtz Association)


Research Institutes / Centers

EIT – European Institute of Innovation and Technology