In its state competition, Startup BW Local 2018/2019, the Ministry of Economics, Labor and Housing lauded startUp.connect Wirtschaftsregion Ortenau (WRO) as an intercommunal project  and  startup friendly municipality. We have also been awarded Best Practice for Startup and Innovation Promotion for an Entire Region.

Here is what makes us different, at a glance:

  • Cross-border cooperation
  • Economic Region Ortenau: 53 municipalities and 150 innovative companies pulling together
  • Networking and groundwork consulting for everyone
  • Everything from co-working space to large office space and industrial park areas is available
  • Exchange with representatives of established companies
  • Black Forest Accelerator – we accompany you 4-6 months from your idea to implementation