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Submission Deadline Extended to 29th of May - Leipzig Entrepreneurship Night 2022: Apply now

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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SEPT presents findings on success factors for the export of vocational training to Vietnam

As part of the IntVET project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the SEPT Competence Center of Leipzig University has investigated relevant success factors of international business models for the export of vocational education to Vietnam.

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SMILE Crafts Start-up Lab on the Innovation Conference in Riesa

On 16 of May, SMILE presented the crafts start-up lab within the Innovation Conference in Riesa.

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SMILE alumni start-up eCovery announced their partnership with AOK Plus for hybrid therapy

Now it's official: Together with AOK PLUS, eCovery is launching a pilot project to improve care for patients with diseases and injuries of the hip, back and knee.

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Two winners of International Innovators Award pitching competition from Vietnam supported by SEPT

Between the 19th of April and 27 of April SEPT Competence Center supported two Vietnamese start-ups – the winners of the International Innovators Award 2021 pitching competition. The startups Greenjoy Straw and Lagom Vietnam got an opportunity to reveal and to test the German and European markets…

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Join the product launch of our SMILE supported start-up Disaster Relief Systems

Disaster Relief Systems invites the entire university community to join their product launching at Interschutz 2022 - the world’s leading trade fair for fire brigades, rescue services, civil protection and security.

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SEPT Competence Center celebrates 30 years of promoting entrepreneurship and innovation

We celebrate our anniversary in a big way throughout 2022 and the main event will be in September. Learn more about our history and the calendar of activities throughout the year in the new section of our website.

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Exchange of experiences between German and Vietnamese start-ups in Leipzig

Despite the pandemic, the relationship between the city of Leipzig and Vietnam has strengthened and deepened over the past two years. On the 26th of April, the SEPT Competence Center together with the association Deutsch-Vietnamesisches-Haus and the Office for Economic Development of the City of…

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Prof. Utz Dornberger: "Every year, about 30 start-ups are founded at Leipzig University"

In an interview with WirtschaftsWoche, the director of the SEPT Competence Center emphasized Leipzig's potential as a hub for international entrepreneurship.

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ARQUS AL5 Summer School to take place in May at SEPT supported by SMILE Start-up Initiative

In the project of the European University Alliance Arqus, representatives of the participating universities will meet in Leipzig in the first week of May for a summer school, where various entrepreneurship topics will be presented and discussed.

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Learn more about International Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa

Most recently, a research article in the field of International entrepreneurship has been published by Christopher Boafo, Prof. Alexis Catanzaro and Prof. Utz Dornberger (SEPT Competence Center, Leipzig University). The topic is about: “ International entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa:…

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Indoor vertical farming and local food production at Leipzig University

At the beginning of June, our SMILE start-up team Greenhub will be setting up an indoor vertical farm at SEPT headquarter. For three months all employees will be able to harvest fresh food directly at the workplace and add value to their lunch or drinks.

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