We accelerate startups with network, expertise and access to capital

Who we are

HIGH-TECH.NRW is a network for a strong high-tech and deep-tech economy in NRW.

As an early-stage startup accelerator for high-tech and deep-tech startups, it is commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Climate Protection and Energy and implemented and orchestrated by the think tank NMWP Management.

VISION

HIGH-TECH.NRW as the most important hub for high-tech and deep-tech ventures in Europe

WHAT WE DO

As a statewide initiative, we connect high-potential startups with universities, industry and politics, building bridges for a strong, climate-friendly and progressive high-tech-based economy in Germany’s most populous state.
A networked high-tech economy is the foundation for sustainable promotion of relevant key technologies and thus also an essential strategic factor for achieving climate policy, social and economic goals.

UNIVERSITY PARTNERS | THE CRADLE OF DEEP-TECH

The university landscape and excellence strategy of the state of NRW offers the perfect conditions for exchange and change to a new high-tech and deep-tech scene. Leading universities such as RWTH Aachen, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Cologne, WWU Münster or the University of Duisburg-Essen as well as numerous universities and clusters of excellence are part of the initiative for a high-tech location NRW.

THE PEOPLE BEHIND HIGH-TECH.NRW

We combine years of expertise in high-tech, ventures and networking.

Any questions or suggestions?

We are looking forward to hearing from you.