You have a startup idea but do not have the funds and/or are scared to take the first step? We will help boost your idea! 10 start-up teams will be funded with max. 2,000€ each!


The timeline of the FAU Sandbox 2020:

  • 31.07.  4 pm: Kick-off @d.hip/ZiMT Space (Erlangen)
  • 13.08.: Workshop “How to start a company – a legal perspective Pt.1”
  • 24.08.: Pitch Workshop @Zollhof (Nuremberg)
  • 27.o8.: Workshop “How to start a company – a legal perspective Pt.2”
  • 02.09. 3 pm: Mid-term presentation @Brucklyn Hall (Erlangen)
  • 09.10.  3 pm: Final Pitch Event @d.hip/ZiMT Space (Erlangen)

After the Kick-Off event each fellow team received a mentor; each one of them organized a meeting with their respective team. The MidTerm Presentations of FAU Sandbox 2020 were one the 2nd of september at Brucklyn Hall. Prof. Dr. Bjoern Eskofier opened the event with a small pitch on start-ups and p...

The Kick-Off event was the 31st of July at d.hip/ZiMT Space and was a hybrid event (physical and virtual). Prof. Bjoern Eskofier moderated the event and this year's fellow teams got introduced to our partners. The teams did a 5-minute pitch and guests could ask questions during a 3-minute Q&A. ...

Grino Water Solutions raised a 6-digit investment! They were part of the first FAU Sandbox last year and are now part of our group of alumni. For more information click here.

On Saturday morning the 12th the eleven FAU Sandbox fellow teams did their final pitches in front of our Partners, Mentors and Jury members.

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