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 2022, of which approx. 1200 students in curricular and 2200 in extracurricular courses.


Start-ups founded in 2022 (22 regional and 13 international start-ups)


EXIST start-up grants in 2022


Cooperations with national and international actors from business, politics and civil society 2022


cooperations with (inter)national universities and 1119 international students in cross-university education programs 2022


regional (93) and international (89) start-up projects in incubation programs 2021


Million euros investment in HM/SCE teams in 2022

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, Dates & Deadlines

Studying for a doctorate while working? Learn more about the DBI now

Are you toying with the idea of doing a doctorate alongside your job? Doctoral candidates interested in the Doctor of Business Innovation (DBI) can get an overview of the content and process of the cooperative part-time PhD program offered by the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship together with the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal here. Registration opens for two weeks in early September. For all info on the DBI and advice on SCE doctoral opportunities (DBI, DBA, Ph.D., Dr.), contact Michael Hack ( - Tel. 089 1265 3236).

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News, Events, Dates & Deadlines

Good speaking skills: Munich Media Speaker Becomes German Toastmasters Champion

On May 12, Andreas Beckenbach won the German Toastmasters Speech Competition on stage in Aarhus (Denmark) and thus won the German Toastmasters Championship. Andreas was successful as the best speaker at all German Toastmasters competitions in February, with his prepared speech "You are the director" also at the Area competition (Munich), the Division competition (Bavaria+Badenwürtemberg). Most recently, he was also victorious at the District Competition (Germany, Sweden and Denmark). More on the Munich Media Speakers (MMS) website, where you can also register for the next Toastmasters meeting without obligation.

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News, Events

SCE Student Summer Party 2023

Fancy summer, sun, innovations and a proper BBQ? Then come to our SCE Student Summer Party on Thursday, June 22nd starting at 5 p.m. in our Precelerator at Lothstraße 21. You can expect an open house, the exciting prototypes of our startups, networking, VR goggles, Spyra water gun action and all that completely free of charge. Register now and have fun together with us!

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Events, Dates & Deadlines, Investment News, Start-up News

AI+MUNICH Prototype Funding - Apply NOW - Empowering the next generation of AI start-ups (Batch 6)

AI+MUNICH supports start-ups in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) to promote innovation density based on this future-oriented technology in southern Germany. Their mission is to make prototyping easy and affordable for teams that have not yet secured financial backing. Apply now until June 25th. for your prototype funding!

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News, Start-up News

Puray wins 3rd place in the 2nd phase of the Munich Business Plan Competition

In the second phase of the Munich Business Plan Competition, SCE Start-up League Team Puray won third place with its medical catheter, which is continuously disinfected during use with the help of UVC light. Their product eliminates viruses and bacteria while being harmless to humans. For the first time, patients are safely and reliably protected from dangerous catheter-associated hospital infections. In addition to detailed expert feedback on all submissions in phase 2, the winners will receive additional prizes totaling 9,000 euros. More info on Puray here.

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Dates & Deadlines, Start-up News

Join the Start for Future Match & Start Programme - Shape the Future Together!

We are excited to share an incredible opportunity with you: the Start for Future Match & Start Programme for Summer 2023! This program is designed to empower visionary entrepreneurs, innovative startups, and talented individuals like you to make a real impact in the fields of Health, Food, Urban Mobility, Circular Economy, and Energy.

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SCE wins EIT-funded project "SFF.DeepT+"

Our project "DeepTech in Higher Education Institutions and Ecosystems through Entrepreneurial Education+" (SFFDEEPT+)  and the partner organizations of the consortium, lead by University of Aveiro/Portugal will receive an initial 750.000 EUR, which will support building innovation capacity through the integration of deeptech talent-fostering activities in the EU. More information about SFF.DeepT+ here:
The project will receive funding from the EIT’s HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education. This initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) aims to boost the entrepreneurial and innovation capacity of higher education institutions (HEIs) across Europe through the integration of deep tech activities.

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Innovations Café, News, Events

Innovations-Café: "Social Entrepreneurship" - 6.6.23

On June 6, we would like to invite you to our next edition of the Innovation Café in the Creative Hall at SCE. The topic of the evening is: "Social Entrepreneurship". Registration at:

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News, Investment News, Start-up News

cureVision was selected for the EU subsidy program "WomenTechEU" and secures 75,000€ in funding

SCE Start-up Alumni cureVision offers medical professionals a split-second and precise 3D analysis of their patients' wounds. This makes the innovative Munich-based start-up one of 7 others to receive funding through the EU's "WomanTechEU" program, which supports deep-tech start-ups (co)founded by women. More info on cureVision.

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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

Inspiring stories of successful founders

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.

  • Innovations-Café - Social Entrepreneurship

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  • Application open for DeepDive Entrepreneurship Master

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  • SCE Student Summer Party

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  • AI+MUNICH – Prototype Funding Application Deadline

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  • Toastmasters Club - Club Meeting

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  • Happy Impact Hour - veranstaltet von Social Entrepreneurship Akademie (SEA)

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  • Dialogforum nachhaltige Energiewende

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  • SCE Investors' Day

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  • DBI/Ph.D. Application Deadline

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