How universities turn students into business founders
The university as a springboard to self-employment? Young founders talk about the advantages and disadvantages of founding a company at a university.From the lecture hall to the executive chair – for years, universities in the Ruhr region have been supporting young founders on their way to independence. Instead of fiddling around in their garages at home, students can develop their first prototypes together with professors and experts in the field in the laboratories of the universities. But a good idea alone is not enough to successfully build a start-up.