Helmholtz Enterprise

Helmholtz Enterprise (HE) and the funding module Helmholtz Enterprise Plus (HE Plus) form the internal program for spin-offs from the Helmholtz Association. Over the past ten years, more than 100 start-up projects have benefited from the initiative. Of these, more than 70 projects were set up successfully and over 80 per cent of them are still actively involved in business today.

The deadlines for submitting applications are April 15 and October 15 of each year.

Applications should be submitted via the transfer offices at the Helmholtz Association’s Research Centers. Interested founders should first get in touch with the respective contact person in the transfer units (Overview). You can find details on how to proceed and further information in the call for proposals and in the guidelines.

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  • Photo of Barbara Diehl
    • Barbara Diehl
    • Director Department Transfer and Innovation
      Helmholtz Association
  • Photo of Christopher Kerth
    • Christopher Kerth
    • Program Manager Transfer and Innovation
      Helmholtz Association