of Furtwangen University

Are you interested in founding your own startUP? You are or were a member of HFU – as a student, employee or professor? If so, startUPcampus is the right place for you!

On this website, you will find answers to your questions about consulting offers, courses and lectures, financing and funding opportunities, offices and much more.

Find out now on the startUPcampus and contact us!


Welcome to startUPcampus

startUPcampus is the online contact point for people interested in founding a company and founders at and around the HFU. Here, you have the opportunity to acquire basic knowledge on the topic of business and startUPs, to get an overview of important steps and processes that a (prospective) entrepreneur goes through, and to get up-to-date information on what your university and its network partners have to offer in the area of business.

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  • Students
  • alumni
  • Employees and professors of all HFU locations who are thinking about becoming self-employed or already have founded their own business


Your university supports you and your innovative startUP project and/or startUP, which has the potential to dynamize the economic (further) development of the region – and of course beyond. For this purpose, startUP representatives are employed at each university location, who are a personal contact point for you and your business idea or startUP.


In addition, the topic of startUPs is centrally anchored at the Innovation and Research Center Tuttlingen (IFC), where various startUP initiatives are active: “ready-study-go” and Knowledge Transfer Upper Rhine (KTUR). The state-funded project “ready-study-go” offers you – regardless of your university location – free advice on all aspects of self-employment and gives you the opportunity to further your education in the discipline of entrepreneurship. The trinational Interreg project KTUR enables networking and learning processes in the field of startUPs between the countries Germany, France and Switzerland.

Do you have general questions about self-employment or do you already have a concrete idea you would like to talk to us about? Then get in contact with us! We will gladly give you further information and arrange an appointment with you:

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Contact of our inter-university project „ready-study-go“
Lena Lammer
Tel: 07461 1502-6785

Barbara Zeiselmeier
Tel: 07461 1502-6786

Contact of the founding representatives of the HFU-locations
Furtwangen – Prof. Dr. jur. Bernhard Plum
Tel: 07723 920-2148

Villingen –Schwenningen – Prof. Dr. Eva Kirner
Tel: 07720 307-4744

Tuttlingen – Prof. Dr. Martin Haimerl
Tel: 074611502-6630

Contact of interregional project KTUR

Birgit Baum
Tel: 07461 1502-6787