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 a livable future and the change towards it.

Therefore, as the Entrepreneurship Center of HM - Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences, we offer educational and research programs in the field of entrepreneurship, support start-ups, innovation processes and the development of entrepreneurial personalities, and accompany young companies from the idea to the market.


Entrepreneurship students in SCE teaching formats annually.


Start-ups founded in 2021 (34 regional and 14 international)


EXIST start-up grants in 2021


Networks with strategic SCE participation and 40 collaborative projects in 2021.


international students in cross-university education programs 2021


regional (78) and international (69) start-up projects in incubation programs 2021


Million euros investment in HM/SCE teams so far 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.


Real Time Innovation - Card of the week "Ready for change"

"Real Time Innovation" is an innovation approach that illuminates implicit knowledge and success patterns for innovation processes in the social and entrepreneurial environment and makes them usable through a set of cards and a canvas. Today we present the next card: "Ready for change". Each card represents a success pattern for one dimension in the innovation process. More info here.

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News, Events

SFF takes first place at the Triple E Awards

We are proud to announce that Start for Future (SFF) won the category "Triple Helix Collaboration of the Year" at the Triple E Awards. This is a testimonial to the work, determination and passion within the Start for Future programme and consortium.

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News, Start-up News

Neozoon powered by Optisolis wins Design Plus Award 2022

Light + Building awards Neozoon with Optisolis technology: The portable light of the SCE Start-up Alumni integrates the Optisolis full-spectrum LED for light similar to daylight: This year, Neozoon powered by Optisolis wins the Light + Building Design Plus Award in the “Exhibitors” category. Neozoon designed the mobile light according to the cradle-to-cradle principle and integrated NICHIA's Optisolis full-spectrum LEDs as the light source. The combination of design, technical excellence and sustainability convinced the jury of the Design Plus Awards, which will be presented at this year's Light + Building.

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News, Events, Dates & Deadlines

Review - Watch the Agora-Aftermovie of the SCE/HM International Incoming Week

In May 2022, over 60 participants from the international partner universities were able to experience the start-up ecosystem of the Munich Metropolitan Region for 5 days as part of an Incoming Week. The goal was to personally meet the most important start-up actors of the Quadruple Helix in Munich, to exchange ideas and get a direct picture of the ecosystem on site and to build a useful network to relevant stakeholders for them.

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Podcast, News

fIVE discussion with Julia Post (Munich City Councilor) and Carola Vogel (Head of Qualification SEA) about social entrepreneurship.

Social entrepreneurship, generating impact - terms that you hear all the time, but are not necessarily tangible. That's why we invited two experts from politics and education who can tell us a lot from a professional point of view: Julia Post, Munich city councilor and honorary board member of the Social Entrepreneurship Network Germany (SEND) and Carola Vogel, head of the qualification department of the Social Entrepreneurship Academy (SEA). Together we will get to the bottom of the questions: What distinguishes social entrepreneurship from entrepreneurship? Where are the challenges, and what can politics do in concrete terms? Listen now!

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News, Dates & Deadlines, Start-up News

Vote for Puray for the 2022 Health I-Award

Puray, Alumni Team from Batch #6 of our Start-up Certificate Program, is nominated at the Health-I-Awards 2022, an initiative of Handelsblatt Media Group and Die Techniker! Click here for the ▶Link to thevoting (category "Young Projects").

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News, Events

Final event of the dialog forum series "City of the Future"

Final event of the dialog forum series "City of the Future" at HM Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences on the 31st August 2022.

Please note that the event will be held in German.

What to expect:

  • Review and summary of the results from the last 2 years
  • Inspiring discussions on urban development processes from a social science and an urban planning perspective
  • Networking opportunities with other interested participants
  • Delicious finger food and drinks


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News, Events

AWS Cloud Camp 2022

Start your cloud journey! From September 26-29, AWS is hosting a virtual AWS Cloud Camp!

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News, Dates & Deadlines

Apply now for the Academic Program for Entrepreneurship (APE)!

The application window for our Academic Program for Entrepreneurship (APE) is open again. APE is a 2-semester additional qualification program in the field of Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Prototyping and Business Modeling of the HM and the SCE and open for students of all universities and professionals. Imagine the future will be wonderful - and you are to blame! Enhance your key competencies and apply now at:

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Events & Deadlines

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

  • Application Deadline Bavaria Israel Partnership Accelerator (BIPA)

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  • Innovations-Café X Zukunftstechnologien

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  • Finale Dialogforumsreihe „Stadt der Zukunft"

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  • Food & Beverage DICA Investor Day

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  • Application Deadline Academic Program for Entrepreneurship (APE)

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  • Innovation Café: Night of the Start-up League

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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.