Anyone can start a company!

Get the knowledge and expertise of an entire region for your startup! At Startup Port, you get everything from a single source. No matter whether you already have a concrete start-up idea or simply feel entrepreneurial spirit in you – we accompany, coach and network you. The Startup Port bundles the support services of nine universities and research institutions from the Hamburg metropolitan region for you.

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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 start-ups 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.



German start-ups in the field of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) are growing rapidly, defying the trend of declining start-ups and are characterised by ambitious goals. However, Germany is lagging behind in international comparison, especially compared to the USA, where GenAI...

The new “PROFI Transfer Plus” funding programme, which is supported by the City of Hamburg and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), promises a further innovation offensive: With an impressive budget of over twelve million euros, research and development projects...

The startup 3D Spark has enabled the railway technology company Alstom to achieve remarkable success in additive manufacturing, which has led to significant cost savings and shorter delivery times, which in turn has improved cash efficiency and the availability of...