Anyone can start a company!

Get the knowledge and expertise of an entire region for your start-up! At Startup Port, you get everything from a single source. Regardless of whether you already have a concrete start-up idea or simply feel the entrepreneurial spirit within you – we will support, coach and network you. The Startup Port bundles the support services of ten universities and research institutions in the Hamburg metropolitan region for you.

Discover and take off

Qualify, network, promote – our offers are aimed at students and researchers with an interest in start-ups, young start-ups, but also established companies and start-up consultancies. For us, the focus is always on the question of how startups can be planned and organized as purposefully and successfully as possible.

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What can the Startup Port offer you? Our video gives you a quick overview.



The scientists at Lignopure have developed a unique technology to process waste materials from the pulp and bioethanol industry and use them to replace harmful ingredients in our everyday products. The startup was founded at the Hamburg University of Technology...

The startup scene in Germany is experiencing a new upswing: In the first half of 2024, there were 15% more startups than in the second half of 2023. Hamburg is characterised by a high density of startups. This is shown...

Dr Noah Bani-Harouni, CEO and co-founder of Zelvor, talks about the business development of the meeting management start-up in an interview. Zelvor uses advanced algorithms to automatically plan and manage appointments, enabling efficient and dynamic calendar management – the digital...