Offers for founders

Here you can find our concrete offers for (prospective) startUPs: free consulting opportunities, lectures and events, creative spaces, makerspaces, offices and funding programs. Information for your startup is available in our startUPwiki: 

startUP Consulting

In a personal start-up consultation, we individually address your business idea and the situation of your (prospective) company. Here we can deal with concrete questions and develop support measures for you. In advance, you should have already done some research in the startUPwiki …


Individual advice

You are not alone. We will be happy to advise you about your idea/business and our current funding programs …

startUPwiki Webseite Desktop


The startup encyclopedia for startups! This keeps your knowledge as a startup up to date …



If you have any questions, want an appointment or are looking for an office: Just contact us – we will be happy to help you …

Lectures & Events

At HFU you have the opportunity to deal with your self-employment directly during your studies. We offer elective courses and events on the topic of startups and also the chance to write your thesis on your startup.

Elective course Entrepreneurship

WPV Entrepreneurship

Inter-faculty WPV for students, alumni and employees of HFU interested in founding a company …

startUPyour Thesis

startUPyour Thesis

Are you interested in founding your own startup? You are about to write your thesis? Then bring both together …

Summer School


Every semester we organize a lot of exciting events and workshops around the topic of start-up and self-employment …

Makerspaces & Offices

New makerspaces and creative spaces in Furtwangen, Tuttlingen and VS-Schwenningen are available for you to develop your idea into a prototype. For those who are already a bit further along, we also offer the possibility to rent seminar and conference rooms, work islands or even offices at favorable conditions and get your (future) startUP off the ground.



As an HFU member, you can turn your ideas into initial prototypes in our new Makerspaces in Furtwangen and Tuttlingen …

HFU IFC Building Tuttlingen

Creative spaces

In our new creative spaces in Furtwangen, VS-Schwenningen and Tuttlingen you can make your ideas fly …

IFC conference rooms

Offices & Conference Rooms

Garage was yesterday … with us you can rent cheap offices, co-working spaces and conference rooms …

Support programs

There are a variety of funding opportunities for startups. Here are our most popular funding opportunities. In our blog, we will introduce you to many other funding opportunities. Of course, we are also happy to advise you personally in a conversation.