Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship – Who we are... What we do... and Why.

Responsible entrepreneurs create a future worth living.

We see ourselves as a thought leader, enabler and well-connected partner for shaping an entrepreneurial future worth living through responsible entrepreneurship. We stand for an economy that actively, innovatively and responsibly addresses technological, social and environmental challenges. Entrepreneurship, innovation and co-creation are the keys to the change.

That is why we, as the Entrepreneurship Center of HM - Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences, together with our regional and international partners, offer educational and research programs in the field of entrepreneurship. Therefore we support start-ups from the idea to the market as well as innovation processes and the development of entrepreneurial personalities.



Entrepreneurship students in SCE teaching formats in 2023


962 students in curricular and 1144 in extracurricular courses


International students in cross-university education programs


Participants in online courses on


Spin-offs from start-ups in 2023 (27 regional and 22 international)


Regional (131) and international (109) start-up projects in incubator programs 2023


EXIST start-up grants in 2023 (5 EXIST start-up grants plus 20 EXIST-Women start-up grants)


Cooperation with national and international players from business, civil society and government 2023


Cooperation with national and international universities


Million euros investment in HM/SCE teams in 2023

Our offers

We want to motivate and empower people - young and old - to think and act entrepreneurially and responsibly. To this end, we accompany individuals on their entrepreneurial journey and promote innovation and entrepreneurship through interactive training programs, start-up support, research, regional and international projects with a variety of partners, as well as networking activities and events.

Overview - Something for Everyone.


Technological innovation, social responsibility and the firm conviction that we can only move forward together - these are our beliefs, which we share with our partners. We follow the hottest trends and are equally concerned with the important fundamentals - technological and societal.

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Our Network

We live co-creation and link the Munich ecosystem with global startup and innovation hotspots to create a vital, interactive, global network of leading ecosystems. We do this to launch joint projects that move our university, the region and the world forward on a positive path to a livable, fair future.

Our Ecosystem

News und Events

News from start-ups and our network - event tips from public talks to exclusive pitch events - project presentations & offers for students, founders and scientists - meetups and networking opportunities - all this and a portion of entrepreneurial spirit can be found here - and in our newsletter. We'll keep you posted.

News, Start-up News

Luggage Hook™ - A Travel Accessory for Hands-Free Traveling now live on KICKSTARTER

Tired of juggling coats, jackets, and bags while traveling? Say goodbye to travel frustrations with the Luggage Hook™, the world's first hook designed specifically for your luggage. Founder and SCE alumni Raphael El Chemaly who created and evolved the idea of the product in our Deep Dive master's programm "Entrepreneurship & Digital Transformation" has now launched a Kickstarter campaign. Get your Luggage Hook™ now!

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News, Start-up News

Linehub acquires adnymics and forms Europe's market leader for parcel inserts

Munich, 08.04.2024 - adnymics GmbH, technology provider for individualized parcel inserts and SCE Alumni Team, is acquired by the Dutch marketing collective Linehub. Linehub is known in the marketing industry for its personalized, connected service hubs for brands that enable services in online and offline communication. Daisycon, Affiliprint, Sovendus, Conversive, Trendata, New Media and Basebuilder are part of Linehub.

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Events, Dates & Deadlines

LAST CALL - DBI-Day 2024 - Information on the part-time doctorate (PhD degree)

Are you thinking about doing a doctorate alongside your job? You are cordially invited to our DBI Day 2024 on April 12, 2024, from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. to find out more. On DBI Day, doctoral candidates interested in the Doctor of Business Innovation (DBI) will receive an overview of the content and procedure of the cooperative part-time doctoral program offered by the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship together with the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal. The event will take place virtually and is free of charge. Registration at

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Dates & Deadlines, Start-up News

Munich Startup Award - Munich's best startup 2024 wanted

The Munich Startup Award is entering a new round: the "Best Munich Startup" will once again be sought at the 2nd Munich Startup Festival on July 17, 2024 at Backstage. Selected startups will compete against each other in two semi-finals of the pitch competition at the festival and the audience will decide who moves on to the final. A top-class jury will then select the winning team of the Munich Startup Award. This team receives 10,000 euros in prize money and can call itself "Munich Startup of the Year".

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Innovations Café, News, Events, Dates & Deadlines

Innovations Café: "Night of the Start-up Leage" on 9.4.2024

On April 9, we are pleased to invite the participants of Batch #10, Batch #11 and all interested parties to our Innovation Café at SCE. The topic of the evening is the "Night of the Start-up Leage". Free registration at:

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News, Events, Dates & Deadlines

DICA TALK: "Personalized Nutrition" - 18.04.2024

In cooperation with Zukunft-Fabrik.2050 powered by Hochschule St. Gallen Alumni, we present the "DICA Talk" - Personalized nutrition between biofermentation and AI on 18 April 2024. Learn more about the exciting topic of personalized nutrition through innovative start-ups and inspiring keynotes. Look forward to exciting insights and future-oriented developments! Register now!

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Events, Dates & Deadlines

Munich Startup Festival 2024

The summer festival of the Munich startup scene goes into the next round. On July 17, 2024, the 2nd Munich Startup Festival will take place at Backstage. Whether you're a founder, investor, student or networker, you'll meet the right people here! Of course, we from the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship will also be there again.

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News, Events

AI+MUNICH - Pitch Night on 11.04.2024

Feel the pulse of AI innovation at the AI+MUNICH Pitch Night! Experience the passion with which our latest start-ups present their innovative solutions and AI prototypes. Be part of a community that is driving change and shaping the future! Get your free ticket

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News, Dates & Deadlines, Start-up News

Innovation competition of the City of Munich 2024

Who has the best ideas for the city of Munich? With the innovation competition, the City of Munich annually invites interested parties from the startup community, future-oriented students, innovation-driven founders and all creative talents to submit innovative solution proposals for specific urban challenges. The aim is to develop new smart city approaches in a co-creation process, which should then prove themselves in the urban test field. Submit your idea now until 15.05.2024!

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Start-ups & Success Stories

What's going on in the SCE start-up and alumni network? Here you will find founding stories, as written by the founders and a little bit by life as well

Get to know our start-ups

Project Showroom

In our showroom you can experience how creative our students are, which exciting projects have been created recently and how we imagine good co-creation. Here you can find outcomes in the form of posters of student projects that have made us happy.

To our digital project showroom

Downloads & Links

Here you can find more information in the form of downloads about the SCE and its offers as well as links to websites of our programs and initiatives with partners.

Events & Deadlines

Here you can find our current dates. Our events are usually free of charge.

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