- UNESCO Chair for Entrepreneurship and Intercultural Management
- The Technology Centre Wuppertal (W-Tec) and the Technology and Start-up Centre Solingen offer coaching, start-up offices, mentoring, seminar and workshops regarding to entrepreneurship topics.
- The Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
- Consulting services of Bizeps
- Programs of the Junior University
Success factors of the good practice:
- Cooperation between different networks (incubators, technology centres, education authorities and schools)
- Regional entrepreneurs and a local foundation fund the ‘junior university’ initiative
- Bottom-up approach: one committed individual was the driver of the initiative before it gained momentum of its own.