You have an idea you want to develop but need support to get it off the ground? This is the right place for you!
In our Founders Incubator Programs, you will get the skills and tools you need through workshops, coaching and 
mentoring sessions besides networking possibilities to get your project on the Startup scene. 
Our Incubator Programs include:



Learn the latest tools and methods on Entrepreneurship
Get support from our experts in different areas
Use our resources and modern spaces available for you and your team
Meet and share ideas and get feedback from experts and investors
Use our resources at UniBw,M to prototype and test your idea
Get a Certificate of Completion to share your new skills




Right now, we offer two different programs for entrepreneurs:


  • Pre-Incubator: Entrepreneurship Excellence Program (April to June)
  • Entrepreneurship Incubator – Business Edition (October to March)





The Entrepreneurship Excellence Program is designed for researchers and future founders to learn the latest
entrepreneurial tools and practice the skills needed to take their idea to the next level.
LEARN - You will learn the latest tools and methods like Design Thinking and Agile & Scrum and get the chance to
participate in flexible workshops such as idea generation, prototyping and testing, business models, team
management, legal questions of innovations and presentations.


PRACTICE - Develop your skills with hands-on workshops and methods to try what you learn right away!


APPLY - You will get insights on how to apply these new methods and skills into your research or business idea.


DIPLOMA - You can participate in as many workshops as you want, even if it's only one. Those who complete the
program will get a diploma to certify the new skills acquired.


SHARE - You will also get the change to pitch your idea at the end of the program in front of decision-makers.
This is not obligatory, but a wonderful chance to take your project to the next level!



The Founders Pre-Incubator is a 12-week program with flexible Workshops every two to three weeks.
You can attend the workshops that you see fit, but by completing the program you get a certificate
of accomplishment.







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DURATION 14:00 – 18:00 14:00 – 18:00 14:00 – 18:00 14:00 – 18:00 14:00 – 18:00

Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Creativity, Innovation & Ideation

Design Thinking & Prototying, user-centered design

Finances options and Patents at UniBw, including EXIST

Working with Agile Principles and Teamwork Personal Branding and Pitching your idea










CERTIFICATE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT: By completing the program, you will get a certificate of accomplishment either on
an academic track for those who want to learn the new methods to be used in academia, or an entrepreneurship track,
for the future founders who would like to start a journey in entrepreneurship.




COACHING HOURS: Between the workshops, you get the chance to book weekly personal meetings with our
startup coach to talk about your idea or research and how to make the most of it.



How to participate? Register for the next workshop and join the program:


Register here



FAQs: Founders Pre-Incubator


-  Who are the participants?

  • Everyone who is thinking about entre- or intrapreneurship is very welcome! It doesn't matter if you have an idea or a team, motivation is the first step.
  • Researchers from all subjects who want to introduce new methods, tools and skills into their work and/or want to look into a new perspective in their future professional life.
  • And for everyone who is interested in entre- and intrapreneurship and wants to take a first glance at what is possible.


-  What does the program cost?

  • The Founders Pre-Incubator is free of charge.


- Can I attend only some of the workshops?

  • Yes, you can attend how many workshops you want. However, you need to attend at least five workshops to get the Certificate of Accmplishment.


- Do I get support from founders@unibw?

  • Of course! You get weekly hours with our startup coaches to ask any questions and you can profit from our co-working spaces and resources.


- In which language is the program?

  • English 

You wanna know more about the program?

Register to our Newsletter to receive information about upcoming Workshops!


Register now








Did you know that only 55 business models are responsible for 90% of the world's most successful businesses?

– What if you had this blueprint to revolutionize your business and drive powerful change?


A strong business model is the bedrock of business success. The brains behind "The Business model Navigator" have
discovered that just 55 business models are responsible for 90% of the world’s most successful businesses. In this
Business incubation, we will learn, practice, and have hands-on of various business models. This business incubation is
adapted from the book “The business Model Navigator” from Gassmann, Frankenberger and Csik.



Our Business Incubator will help you understand the aspects of a business model such as:

What is a Business model?
Why do I need to update my Business model?
How do I adopt an alternative business model to suit my business?
How do I use them to achieve my strategy?
How do I manage innovation and change?


The Business Incubator 2022 - 2023 is already finished. Stay tuned for the next dates!





The Business Incubator took place from October 2022 till March 2023. You can find the program timetable below:


DAY 10. Oct 22
24. Oct 22   
07.Nov 22
21. Nov 22
05. Dec 22
12. Dec 22
SESSION Introduction to Business Model navigator and its importance Learn, understand and play with various business models Challenges and opportunities of business model navigator: Discussion of an existing business model Learn, understand and play with various business models Analysis of ecosystem and discussion on existing business model Learn, understand and play with various business models
MODE Online Live Online Live Online Live
DURATION 09:00 – 10:00 16:00-18:00 09:00 – 10:00 16:00-18:00 9:00-10:00 16:00–18:00


DAY 16. Jan 23
23. Jan 23
06. Feb 23
20. Feb 23
06. March 23
20. March 23
SESSION Shaping your business model and discussion on existing business model Learn, understand and play with various business models Realising your plans and discussion on existing business model Learn, understand and play with various business models Moving forward and discussion on existing business model Learn, understand and play with various business models
MODE Online Live Online Live Online Live
DURATION 09:00-10:00 16:00-18:00 09:00 – 10:00 16:00-18:00 09:00-10:00 16:00 –18:00
CLOSING EVENT: founders@night


Here you can find pictures from our closing event, founders@night. 



FAQs: Founders Business Incubator


- What is an Incubator?
The Founders Incubator is a program by founders@unibw, the Intra- & Entrepreneurship Centre at Bundeswehr
University Munich, where we help founders and future founders to develop their Startups from the very first idea until
the final prototyping and presentation of the product or service.


- Why Business Edition?
We offer a different kind of programs every year. This Incubator will be centred on the development of a business model
which is specific to every project and team.


- Who should apply?
  • Founders who need to develop a business model
  • Students and researchers with interest for business topics
  • Researchers who are looking for funding for their projects
  • Alumni from founders@unibw and UniBw M
- How much does the program cost?
The Founders Incubator – Business Edition is free of charge.


- In which language is the program?
Sessions will be done in English.