• Project Partners


  • Project Partners


  • Project Partners


Project Partners

Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE)

The Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) of the Munich University of Applied Sciences offers training and research programs in the field of entrepreneurship, and encourages innovation processes and the development of entrepreneurial personalities. SCE supports business start-ups from science and guides young businesses from idea development to marketable innovation.

According to its statutes, its purpose is to promote entrepreneurial thinking and acting in teaching and practice. In this way SCE actively contributes to shaping the future of our society and to establishing a comprehensive start-up culture. SCE was founded in 2002 as an affiliated institute of the Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS).

In July 2011 SCE and MUAS became one of the six EXIST Start-Up Universities in Germany. For further information visit www.sce.de


Tech7 is the official tech community and entrepreneurship of Beer-Sheva and the south. Tech7 was founded in January 2015 by a group of leading representatives from the Hi-Tech Park, by students and by local entrepreneurs. The vision of Tech7 was to strengthen and develop the tech community in Beer-Sheva, and to substantiate the entire area as a technological leader on an international level. Today, the community has over 14,000 members, over 100 startups and is moving towards tremendous growth. www.tech7.community

CDI Negev

The Center for Digital Innovation (CDI-Negev) is non-profit innovation center, located in the Gav-Yam Negev Park in Beer-Sheba (Israel), the growing ‘Silicon Valley’ of the Middle East. We want to make the world a better place: a place where the individual stands at the center, supported by beneficial technologies that emerge out of visionary thinking, evidence-based research, top-notch engineering and strategic investment. With this paradigm shift, CDI aims to improve quality of life for individuals globally. CDI works in the areas of digital healthcare; social welfare, with a spotlight on healthy aging; education; and smart cities. In partnership with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, we converge experienced entrepreneurs, start-up companies, innovators, researchers, industry leaders, academics, the public sector and investors to generate a new type of ROI – Return on Innovation. Together, we create opportunities to pioneer research, usher ideas to market and foster tangible and practical solutions to some of today’s and tomorrow’s main challenges.

Khalifa University

The Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) in Abu Dhabi is a research university dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and the discovery and application of knowledge. Khalifa University strives to be a catalyst to the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy, an education destination of choice, and a global leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century.


FOM University of Applied Sciences

Offering professionals the chance to gain a state-recognised university degree without having to give up work or restrict their professional activity – this has been the objective of FOM University of Applied Sciences since its foundation in 1993. Alongside professionals from all sectors of industry and with varying functions, trainees wishing to combine in-company training with a Bachelor degree course as part of a dual study programme also study at the internationally oriented university. To enable both professionals and trainees to optimally combine study and work, lectures are held in the evenings and at weekends. Many courses can also be taken on two days a week during the day. www.fom.de

Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg

The Regensburg University of Applied Sciences is a university in Regensburg, Germany. It was founded in 1971 as a college for technology, business and social work. Today the university is one of the largest institutions of applied sciences in Bavaria. Its eight faculties offer 24 Bachelor’s degree programs, 13 Master’s degree studies as well as five postgraduate courses. Emphasis is laid on Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science) and Law, Economic and Social Sciences.


Technische Hochschule Deggendorf

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT), founded in 1994, is a University of Applied Sciences located in Deggendorf in Bavaria with around 7,200 students (winter semester 2019/2020). The university has a second English speaking campus located in Pfarrkirchen, as well as eleven research campuses in East Bavaria, which is more than any other university in Bavaria has. The campus in Pfarrkirchen is called European Campus Rottal-Inn and is the only English-speaking campus in Bavaria. The focus of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology lies on Economics, Engineering, Digitalisation and Healthcare. Deggendorf Institute of Technology supports international activities through its university programme structure and its global network of educational institutions and economic research partners. The university currently maintains partnerships with over 200 universities and colleges worldwide. The proportion of international students at DIT is 20%, making the university one of the most international universities in Bavaria.


Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS)

With 18,000 students in more than 85 undergraduate and graduate courses of study in 14 faculties, the Munich University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany.

It offers excellent application-oriented teaching and research, a distinct culture of innovation and open academic coexistence. This culture enables cross-disciplinary education and personal development. In addition to sound knowledge and practical experience, MUAS alumni are characterised by international experience, intercultural competence and their viable and entrepreneurial thinking and acting. With these interdisciplinary qualifi cations, they are well prepared to engage in work and society with vision, creativity and a sense of responsibility. www.hm.edu

The Consulate General of the State of Israel for Southern Germany

The Consulate General of the State of Israel opened its doors in Munich in September 2011. On November 10th 2015, the anniversary year of 50-year German-Israeli diplomatic relations, we celebrated the opening of the new and permanent building at the historical Karolinenplatz. The Consulate General is responsible for the southern German states of Bavaria, Baden-Wurttemberg, Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. The work of the Consulate General concentrates on cooperation in the fields of innovation, science, culture, education and integration and promotes bilateral relations and interpersonal exchange between Israel and the five southern German states.

Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology

The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology focuses on maintaining Bavaria’s competitive edge as a business location, strengthening Bavaria’s economic performance, supporting startups and creating attractive employment opportunities. We are guided by the social market economic model, an economic system of freedom, social justice, and the future. Digitisation is opening up unique opportunities for a sustainable growth and diverse new employment opportunities in Bavaria. With BAVARIA DIGITAL, the Bavarian State Government is delivering a new level of quality management that makes Bavaria an ideal location to set up businesses. Also, it boosts the competitiveness of Bavarian companies in order to maintain their front runner position in the international competition for innovation in the future.

City of Munich – Department of Labor and Economic Development

The Munich Department of Labor and Economic Development works collaboratively with the public authorities and other like-minded organizations to promote a thriving economic climate by attracting and retaining businesses in Munich and promoting a business friendly environment. We provide assistance services directed toward encouraging the startup as well as information on available sites and referral services to special authorities, chambers and associations of commerce and networks. We offer a variety of economic development tools to support innovative sectors of the economy.