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25
Apr 17

Business Mixer Cologne #1

Business Mixer Cologne – Neue Geschäftsfelder entdecken beim 1. Business Mixer Cologne

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29
Mar 17

Ein InsurTech Hub für Köln?

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27
Mar 17

Digital Hub Cologne auf der CEBIT 2017

Direkt von der CeBIT: Unser Startup Agent Timo Marks war am 20. und 21. März für uns auf der Cebit in Hannover.

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10
Mar 17

Digihub CEO als Speaker bei der "South by Southwest", Texas

Wir freuen uns besonders, bis zum 15. März nicht nur in Texas dabei zu sein, sondern auch als Speaker an der "South by Southwest" (SXSW) teilnehmen zu dürfen.

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17
Feb 17

Digital Hub goes international

Sandra Weiß ist im Digital Hub Cologne zuständig für das Business Development. Der Ausbau internationaler Partnerschaften, um interessante Persönlichkeiten und digitale Projekte nach Köln zu holen, ist eine von drei Kernaufgaben des Hubs.

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09
Feb 17

Digital Hub Gastgeber des Startup Breakfast

Nur zwei Tage nach der Hub-Eröffnung war das Team des Digital Hub Cologne am 9. Februar Gastgeber des etablierten Formats "Startup Breakfast", den "Web de Cologne" ins Leben gerufen hat.

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Digitization

Digitization

Digitization is driving innovation and growth!

The Digital Hub Cologne will serve as a central bridge between the often little digitized SMEs and innovative start-ups. Here Cologne has a good starting base: already about 13,000 people are employed by far more than 200 digital startups. However, their ideas and offerings often don´t reach the SME´s, because a central network hub is still missing and SME´s traditionally act within their industry boundaries and shy away from academia.

Das Digital Hub verbindet
Digital Hub

Digital Hub

Das Digital Hub verbindet

Digital Hub Services

The Digital Hub Cologne is

  • the physical connector between established companies and innovative, digital developments and startups to correct the existing market failure of mismatching.
  • the local cross-matching platform between selected industries and cross industry internet innovations, because the value migrates more and more from the product in digital platforms.
  • research, scholarship and teaching unit for digital transformation in the Cologne bay area.
  • the door opener to the global networks of the City of Cologne, the University of Cologne and the Chamber of Commerce.

The Digital Hub Cologne is also part of the DWNRW Hub initiative to strengthen the digital economy in Cologne, the region and also in NRW. The transfer of experience, exchange of expertise and the continuous development of new, innovative offerings and services and within the digital economy drives the value added generation for the digital industry in Cologne and NRW.

Aufbau, Management und Steuerung
des Digital Hub Cologne

Paket 1:

What's next & new?
Kernleistungen
  1. Markt-/Trendanalyse, Tech-Tanks
  2. Kontaktanbahnung und Orientierungs-Workshops
  3. Branchenscouts
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Digitaler Rütteltest

Paket 2:

Who's out there?
Kernleistungen
  1. Matching-Days
  2. Showroom
  3. Beratung und Begleitung
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Diverse Pitches
  2. Matching-Plattform

Paket 3:

Let's create!
Kernleistungen
  1. Beratung (Projekte)
  2. Test-Center/Werkstatt
  3. Coworking Space
  4. Projekträume

Paket 4:

Let's network!
Kernleistungen
  1. Branchenevents
Add-On-Leistung
  1. HUB-Seminare und Events

Paket 5:

Get noticed!
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Teilnahme an Tagungen, Messen & Events
  2. Kommunikation

Paket 6:

Let's go international!
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Bilaterale Partnerschaften
  2. Veranstaltungen
  3. International Days
Cologne Bay

Cologne Bay

Leverkusen Rheinisch- Bergischer- Kreis Köln Oberbergischer Kreis Rhein-Erft-Kreis

Seven core markets have been identified in the Cologne area:

  • Information-and communication technologies
  • Business-City (banking and insurance)
  • Logistics and Trade
  • Industry and automotive
  • Health and life sciences
  • Cultural and creative industries
  • Destination Cologne

(Source: Studie "Standort Köln - Perspektive 2030", Prognos, 2016)

Partner

Partner

Partner

Gründer- und Innovationszentrum im TechnologiePark Köln
Zurich
sosa
BVDW Wir sind das Netz
Kreissparkasse Köln
Sparkasse Köln Bonn
WEB_DE_COLOGNE_
Technology Arts Sciences TH Köln
Digital Cologne IHK Köln
RheinEngerie
Handwerkskammer zu Köln
eco Verband der deutschen Internetwirtschaft e.V.
Solution Space
NetCologne
GREVEN
CAPNAMIC VENTURES
BioCampus Cologne
Startplatz
DLR
Siemens
COPARION
hgnc start to business
CBS Cologne Business School
Gate Way Gründungsservice der Universität zu Köln
Uniklinik Köln
C/M/S/ Hasche Sigle
RTZ
Wilde Beuger Solmecke Rechtsanwälte
Medien Gründer Zentrum NRW
Railslove
Osborne Clarke
RTL Interactive
J.P. Bachem
TÜV Rheinland
DuMont
Wirtschaftsjunioren
PIV
Initiators

Initiators

Initiators

The strong and differentiated SME landscape in the Cologne area requires as a central digital hub in Cologne - effective and integrated into the sector economic activities. After extensive discussions with associations, companies, startups, politics and social groups, the University of Cologne, the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the City of Cologne have emerged as the ideal founding partners of the Digital Hub Cologne company:

  • The University of Cologne as a know-how pool carrier and innovator for knowledge and skills transfer.
  • The Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the largest chamber in NRW with close contact to the medium-sized companies within the area Leverkusen / Rhein-Berg, Oberberg, Rhein-Erft)  and Initiator of Digital Cologne.
  • The city of Cologne as competence center for economic development and politics.

The shareholder structure is characterized by a stability, sustainability, differentiated networking, neutrality, transparency and structural policy interest (strengthening of the scientific and business location, digitization as a local site factor).

The legal structure of a GmbH has been chosen after close examination, because an association is an institution for general advocacy. The hub - as part of a dynamic economic process – requires a business-oriented organization in order to be an integral part of economic activities.

The shareholders have received a strong support of their governing bodies to implement the Digital Hub Cologne.

Contact

Contact

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