Center for Entrepreneurship

It is possible to participate in start-up competitions as early as soon as a convincing idea has been conceived.. Finished innovative products or new companies can also be awarded prizes. Would you like to take part in one or more of the following competitions? Then get support from the Center for Entrepreneurship.

FOUND IT! Corona Killer Cup

We have announced CORONA KILLER CUP on our Facebook page. Do you have ideas, to improve live in this challanging times? We are delighted to hear about them and to award a prize to the best ideas.

Conditions for participation:

Send us your short video or audio presentation of the idea until 01.05.2020 18:00 hours on Facebook as a direct message. We will then post it. Then you can invite your friends and let them vote until 04.05.2020 23:59. On 05.05.2020 we will announce the winners.

Students, lecturers and employees of the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences can participate. The prize for first place is 300 euros, for second place 200 euros and for third place 100 euros.

Your entry doesn't have to be perfect. Because in times of crisis creativity and speed counts instead of perfection!

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other current competitions

Nationwide competition target group application time Links
Gründerwettbewerb – Digitale Innovationen Information and communication technology half-yearly here
Bio-Gründer Wettbewerb 2020 Agriculture and food industry, biotechnology till 30.06.2020 here
Kultur und Kreativpiloten Culture and creative industries Expected from 15.05.2020 to 14.06.2020 here
Green Alley Award for startups dealing with recycling, waste reduction and digital solutions from 10.05.2020 to 10.06.2020 here
KfW Award Gründen all 01.08.2020 here
promotion Nordhessen all 30.11.2020 here
Startup-Impuls all beginning of January 2021 here
ThEx AWARD all 09.09.2020 here
Weconomy innovative, technology-oriented 06.07.2020 here
BARC Start-up Award Business Intelligence, Datenmanagement unknown here
BPW Medizinwirtschaft Medical industry 01.07.2020 here
Regional competition target group application time Links
Gründerinnen/Unternehmerinnenpreis Sachsen-Anhalt self-employed women yearly here
Gründerpreis Dessau all yearly here
Hugo Junkers Preis Founders, inventors, companies and researchers from universities and research institutions in the country from 15.04.2020 to 01.10.2020 here
BESTFORM Award Culture and creative industries autumn 2020 here
Note: Due to the corona pandemic, the competitions may be void      

Coworking Spaces

Name City Links
Coworkingspace Fliegerhorst Goslar here
Docks Halle Halle here
SaltLabs workplaces + coffee GmbH Halle here
Paulus Akademie Halle Halle here
Mitteldeutsches Multimediazentrum Halle Halle here
Elbtalent Magdeburg here
Qreativ Quatier Magdeburg here
Mitteldeutsche Kommunikations und Kongressgesellschaft mbH Magdeburg here
Kreativzentrum Magdeburg Magdeburg here
Merseburger Innovations und Technologiezentrum GmbH Merseburg here
Contorhaus Leipzig Leipzig here
Basislager Coworking Leipzig here
Raumstation GbR – Coworking in Leipzig Leipzig here
Chaos Coworking Leipzig Leipzig here
Basislager Coworking Leipzig Leipzig here
URBN Jungle Leipzig Leipzig here
SimpliOffice Leipzig Leipzig here
Coworking Harz Quedlinburg here

Retrospect on the Ideas Cup of 2019

At the beginning of April the FOUND IT! Anhalt University Center for Entrepreneurship encouraged students, graduates and employees of the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences to participate with their product and/or service ideas in the FOUND IT! Ideas Cup 2019 in order to secure a total of EUR 3,200 in prize money in addition to a professional assessment.

At the end of the application period on 24 May 2019, the Centre for Entrepreneurship received 27 applications: From practical everyday helpers to highly specialised solutions for industry; from the first draft to the sophisticated business concept, submitted in text form, as storyboard, in German and in English.

The award winners were selected on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at 7 p.m. at the TGZ Dessau (Education Centre in Dessau-Roßlau, Kühnauer Str. 24, 06846 Dessau-Roßlau). Prior to this, a pitch event took place in which the best ten creative minds fought for the jury's favour.


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