Advice on starting a business in Münsterland
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Universities and foundation

The universities in the Münsterland region offer students and university members a wide range of support services.

TAFH Münster GmbH

The Transfer Agency of Münster University of Applied Sciences promotes knowledge and technology transfer and organises innovation-promoting initiatives, networks and projects. Among other things, it supports students and members of the university who are interested in starting a business and offers exciting events on start-up topics in its PLUSPUNKT event catalogue.

Münster location
Hüfferstraße 27
48149 Münster

Steinfurt location:
Stegerwaldstraße 39
48565 Steinfurt

Contact: Jens Wortmann

Tel: 02551 962660

Westphalian University

The transfer office of the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences provides start-ups from the university with important initial information on the topic of starting a business. If further support is needed, it also refers to the counselling facilities outside the universities.

Gelsenkirchen Bocholt Recklinghausen
University of Applied Sciences
Technology Transfer Office
Neidenburger Str. 43
45897 Gelsenkirchen

Contact person: Dr. Elisabeth Birckenstaedt

Phone: 0209 9596463

Westphalian Wilhelms University Münster

The Research Transfer Office at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU) supports students, researchers and alumni in the development and realisation of start-ups and commercialisation projects. It assists those interested in founding a business from the development of business plans to the application for funding such as the "EXIST-Gründerstipendium" of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi).

Research Transfer Office
Start-up Support
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
48149 Münster

Contact person: Janita Tönnissen

Phone: 02518332-942 or -221

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