Gateway Förderverein e.V.
Support entrepreneurial thinking and practice at the University of Cologne and the TH Köln - as a member or sponsor of the new Gateway Förderverein e.V. (the registered Gateway Supporters Association).
Support the transfer of ideas from science into practice
The new Gateway Förderverein e.V. (Gateway Supporters Association) supports the Gateway Start-Up Centers at the University of Cologne and the TH Köln - Cologne University of Applied Sciences.
Together with our members and sponsors, we aim to sustainably establish these centers as platforms for innovative science and technology based start-up ideas.
The scientific community generates important research und unique solution-ideas. However, the paths from idea to practice can vary widely.
Gateway Start-up Centers help to leverage these potentials with entrepreneurial means and support founders in all phases of realization.
Get the benefit of exclusive networking offers
Annual membership fees for early-stage startups*
< 2 years 100 €
< 4 years 500 €
< 5 years 1.000 €
*(Revenue < 200,000 €/p.a.)
Annual membership fees for enterprizes
Micro < 10 Employees 250 €
Small < 50 Employees 5.000 €
Medium < 500 Employees 10.000 €
Large < 500 Employees 15.000 €
¹ up to 10 employees and up to 2 Mill Euro turnover
² up to 50 employees and up to 10 Mill Euro turnover
³ up to 249 employees and up to 50 Mill Euro turnover
⁴ up to 249 employees or over 50 Mill Euro turnover
Annual membership fees for individuals
Private persons 1.000 €
One step ahead - with sponsorship
We offer various service packages for sponsors, each with an annual term. Depending on the package, we will of course adapt it to your individual wishes.