Gateway Accelerator

Accelerator, 15. August 2022

Gateway Accelerator (Bild: Gateway ESC)

Gateway Accelerator is the team and leadership accelerator. By focusing on the professional and personal development of all start-up team members, our tailored program creates value beyond providing standard start-up knowledge.

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Gateway Accelerator



  • 15. August 2022
  • 19. September 2022


Application deadline
Kick-off Weekend


The application deadline is 15 August 2022 Application


Gateway Exzellenz Start-up Center der Universität zu Köln

It`s happening again! #growasateam - time to apply!
In six months the Gateway Accelerator of the University of Cologne guides the way from a great idea to a greater business – by focussing on team building, leadership and the most essential business skills: Tailor-made for young entrepreneurs from Cologne's world of academia.

The Gateway Accelerator is your space for growth. Explore your skills, empower your team and unlock your startup’s full potential with a team of international experts.

Resilient, Quick, Successful

The Gateway Accelerator is a tailor-made program for knowledge-led and technology-based start-ups teams from the university scene. We foster teams to be resilient, to be quicker and of course to be successful! In doing so, we focus on teamwork and mindset. Together with you, we want you to succed in making your ideas work.

Social and Green Start-ups are very welcome too.