Business Plan Competitions

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Business plan competitions support the entrepreneurial spirit of students and graduates, in that they review start up ideas and concepts for their practicability and support successful participants with attractive prizes and the experts' know-how.


AC² - Gründung, Wachstum, Innovation
Registered participants develop a viable business plan for their business idea together with a personal mentor within the framework of the free business plan competition AC2 - der Gründungswettbewerb.

VISIONplus Unternehmerinnenpreis
With the VISIONplus Unternehmerinnenpreis, the GründerRegion Aachen, Düren, Euskirchen, Heinsberg recognizes successful female entrepreneurs, who implement their vision with creativity, energy, and strategic foresight in reality.

StarterAward in der Euregio Maas-Rhein
The Starter Award is an honor that supports the founding of companies and cooperation across borders in the Euregio Maas Rhein. Business ideas are rewarded that are based on new ideas and show potential for successful, long-term marketing.

The NUK Business Plan Competition encompasses three steps and always takes place between November and June. Entrepreneurs are supported in transferring their business idea into a business plan. NUK holds presentation on entrepreneurial relevant topics such as coaching events with experts from the economy.

Startbahn Ruhr
The Startbahn-Gründerwettbewerbe support innovative entrepreneurs in the health economy, bring innovative medical, economic ideas with market potential in a promising start position, and support the continual further development of young medical, economic businesses.