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    Business consulting program North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

    The NRW business consulting program offers specific advice and support for your start-up.

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    Startercenter NRW offers start-up help to ensure that your first steps on the path to self-employment are successful: advice and information on business formations and company development are available at over 70 locations statewide.

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  • Scale up.NRW – Empowering Pioneers


    The scaling up programme helps fast-growing start-ups address the particular requirements for rapid and international scaling.

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    DWNRW Hubs

    North Rhine-Westphalia wants to create even more enthusiasm around digital start-ups in the future. The NRW state government is aiming to increase the appeal of digital start-ups and spin-offs. This is designed to help build a start-up scene that tops the rankings both nationally and internationally.

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    Exzellenz Start-up Center.NRW

    Excellent research should also lead to excellent start-ups. To make sure it does, the state has set up the Exzellenz Start-up Centers.NRW, which are based in outstanding research locations in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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    HIGH-TECH.NRW: Unterstützung für High- & Deep-Techs (This content is only available in German.)

    Der Accelerator unterstützt hochtechnologische Start-ups und Spin-offs aus der Wissenschaft, sogenannte Deep-Techs, bei der Vernetzung mit Partnern, Industrie und Investoren in einem maßgeschneiderten und praxisorientierten Programm.

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