Access Summer School Kick-Off was such an enjoyable event

The Access Summer School Kick-Off is over and it was such an enjoyable event. We thank our more than 30 lectures for joining in and their eager participation.

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Next edition of our International Innovators Award 2021 is starting soon

The International Innovators Award (IIA) is an annual activity of International SEPT Competence Center, the City of Leipzig and our partners in Vietnam. For more than 5 years the competition has created the opportunities for young enterprises and start-ups in Vietnam to connect and explore the new...

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Leipzig Founder's Night 2021: Call for Proposals

The goal of Leipzig Founder's Night is to award innovative ideas and growth-oriented startup business within the region of Leipzig. The target group of our competition includes students, scientists, entrepreneurs and businesses.

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First batch of AGEA Training Course on “Entrepreneurship Promotion and Education at African Higher Education Institutions” completed

The two modules of the AGEA training on Entrepreneurship Promotion and Education at African Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) was successfully completed for the first batch of participants. The AGEA training sessions were held as follows: Module 1 (Developing Entrepreneurial Courses) – 28 April...

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Much praise for the first part of the SEPT summer school on "Project Development for Knowledge Transfer"

“Really, the training was enjoyable, including this moment.” Such was the overwhelmingly positive feedback after the first intensive phase (7th–18th June) of the DAAD-funded digital summer school “Project Development for Knowledge Transfer” this year. 19 participants from Benin, Congo, Ethiopia,...

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This year’s IQ Innovation Award Leipzig goes to the SMILE-supported medical startup eCovery

The IQ Innovation Award Leipzig of the IQ Innovation Award Central Germany competition goes to the SMILE-supported therapy startup eCovery.

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Industrial Innovation Award | Ebtaker 2020

With the participation of Prof. Dr. Utz Dornberger (Leipzig University) in the Jury of the Industrial Innovation Award, eight Egyptian companies presented their inspiring industrial innovations to compete for this year’s industrial innovation award in Egypt. Mr. Ahmed Reda, Associate Minister for...

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New Publication on Investment Motives in Africa

Most recently, a research article in the field of foreign direct investment (FDI) has been published by Prof. Amar Anwar, Prof. Ichiro Iwasaki, and Prof. Utz Dornberger (Director, International SEPT Competence Center, Leipzig University). The topic is about: "Investment Motives in Africa: What Does...

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New deadline for our ACCESS Ideas Competition 2021!

Dear participants and interested parties of the Ideas Competition, the deadline for this year’s Ideas Competition „University of Ideas 2021“ has been postponed until 22.08.2021.

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SMILE Startup Team DRS receives EXIST start-up grant

The SMILE startup team "Disaster Relief System", based at the SEPT Competence Center of Leipzig University, together with four other startup projects from other cities, receives the 2500th EXIST startup grant. EXIST is a funding program of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy...

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Join our ISC and SMILE Entrepreneurship Events at Startup Safari Mitteldeutschland 1-4 June 2021

Look behind the scenes of the startup ecosystem in Mitteldeutschland. Join 4 days full of online workshops. This interactive experience is culminating in a professional livestreaming event.

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DIGITAL SUMMER SCHOOL on "Project Development for Knowledge Transfer" soon to start

The International SEPT Competence Center selected the candidates for the 2021 International Summer School. Due to the continued effects of the Corona pandemic, this year’s edition will take place online again. All participants will attend the events digitally from where they are residing right now.

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