Offers for founders and investors

Founded in 2013, KIT-Gründerschmiede is one of the largest university start-up centers in Germany today. We bundle all activities on the topics of founding and entrepreneurship to achieve more impact for our founding teams.


The KIT-Gründerschmiede serves as an initial contact point for technology-based start-ups and sees itself as a breeding ground and accelerator for innovative business ideas around the central future topics of our time such as digitalization, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, mobility, and energy.


Our goal is to support start-ups with our services at every stage of development and to actively help them build powerful technology companies.

Gruenderberatung KIT
Start-up consulting

Our consulting service is aimed at all those interested in starting up at KIT.

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Lehre und Weiterbildung Robert Fuge
Teaching and Further Training

Various institutes at KIT offer clases, qualifications, advanced training and events in the field of entrepreneurship.

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Finanzierung KIT

In addition to public funding offers, there are financing options such as crowdfunding, business angels, family offices and venture capitalists.

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Gründerteams Robert Fuge
Our Founders

We accompanied numerous teams on their way to founding their start-up. Check it out here.

Our Teams
Hightech-Inkubatoren Robert Fuge

KIT and partners offer opportunities on campus to grow in an established environment.

Book rooms
CUBE location

The first contact point for founders on the KIT Campus South.


Any questions? Contact us.

We shape tomorrows founders

Would you like to find out more about the KIT-Gründerschmiede? Then click here and dive into our world of start-ups, spin-offs and network partners. We look forward to meeting you!