GFFU Startup Award

To reward and help actively implement outstanding business concepts, the Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der HHU (GFFU) is offering a startup grant of 50,000 euros.

Students, graduates, researchers and employees from all departments of the HHU (including affiliated institutes) and the University Hospital of Düsseldorf (UKD) as well as former members of the HHU are all welcome to apply. Business concepts for a product, service or the commercial use of research results can be submitted by individuals or teams.

You can find details about the 2024 startup competition in the dedication section on this website 
(in German - please click here)

For further information: send e-mail



Poster: GFFU Startup Wettbewerb 2021
The official visual of the GFFU Startup Award 2021 (Photo: CEDUS/GFFU).