Insights into the Karlsruhe Start-up Scene
GIZ delegation trip takes visitors to Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe regularly attracts international delegations as a hotspot for innovations. There was again a high-ranking GIZ delegation with Indian participants in the fan shaped city, supervised by the experts from the “India Board Karlsruhe” and the Economic Development Department.
The participants also found out about the incubation center "Perfekt Futur" and "FUX", the newly opened incubator for young entrepreneurs who have successfully passed the start-up phase. "In the middle of the city's creative center," explained Dirk Metzger from the "K³ Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaftsbüro": "New ideas are required here!"
The urban funding creates a good growth climate for companies and start-ups - in an appealing environment, a "good community", says Manjari Desia, director of the "Maharatta Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture" in Pune: "With a great and inspiring mix of offers - also easy to reach. "
Especially against the background of the well networked "India Board" in Karlsruhe, business development enables young companies to also look at India.
Whether mobility, urban development, artificial intelligence, energy or robotics: "We have similar challenges," emphasized Deputy Director Rakesh Kumar from the Indian Ministry for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises: "It is about the appropriate support - whether at the administrative level or in the technical area, especially when it comes to internationalization."
For the technical consultants, directors from the Office for Development or company founders, an exchange with representatives of the Karlsruhe Economic Development Department, founder alliance, "G-Lab", "Pioniergarage", "First Momentum" and "Nacona-Filmproduktion" was also "best practice" Example, on the agenda, which was about promoting start-ups and the corresponding start-up aid.
During the Karlsruhe visit end of 2029, the delegation also visited "Cyberforum", the "FZI", "smartivate", an Indo-German start-up that deals with a configurator for smart home solutions, and "INERATEC", the winner of the "German Entrepreneur Award 2018".