Students from all universities can participate, provided that at least one student per team is enrolled at the University of Cologne, the TH Köln, the DSHS Köln or the RFH Köln.
Excluded from the competition are start-up ideas that have already been used as the basis for establishing a corporation and commencing business operations by the closing date on October 09, 2022.
This year, the contest is also open for start-up ideas and start-up projects that are/were mentored in one of the following incubators/accelerators:
Gateway Accelerator, Gateway Inkubator, KickStart@TH Köln, Inkubator Südstadt, Cologne Game Incubator, Future Champions Accelerator, EO Accelerator Programm, Acceleratorprogramm StarS-Kader of the DSHS Köln, Promotoren Think Tank of the DSHS Köln, Startup@RFH and project cologne of the RFH Köln.
The teams from these programs should check in advance by email if participation is possible. Please feel free to send us an email in that case. These cases will be considered on an individual basis.