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Our support for student startups

As a student, we offer you comprehensive support to help you turning your innovative ideas into impactful ventures. Our services are targeted towards 3 core groups and activities: 

> Student Startup Support: Turn Your Idea into a Startup

Are you a student with a brilliant and innovative startup idea but unsure how to bring it to life? Our dedicated support programs are designed to guide you through the process of transforming your concept into a fully-fledged startup. From refining your you problem definition to securing funding and IP support, we're here to provide the resources and support to help you turn your idea into a startup!

> Business Development for Student Teams & Honors Teams

For student teams and honors teams looking to take their projects to the next level, we offer business development support. We can help you validate your idea, conduct market research, acquire funding and support your IP to enhance the impact of your initiatives.

> Join a (Student) Startup or Become an Entrepreneur with TU/e-IP

Looking to gain hands-on experience in the world of innovative startups? Consider joining one of the many student-led ventures within our network. Collaborate with like-minded peers, learn from experienced entrepreneurs, and contribute your skills to exciting projects that have the potential to make a real-world impact.

Or, if you're ready to take the leap and become an founder yourself, and seek an idea to turn into an impactful venture, explore the opportunities available through TU/e-IP.  



Our business developers

Bart van Grevenhof

Business Developer Student Entrepreneurship | TU/e

Beaudine Moll

Jr. Business Developer Student Entrepreneurship | TU/e

To get off to a strong start, it is important that your idea literally gets off the ground. And there is a lot to consider. The business developers of The Gate have a background in tech and an extensive network within the Brainport region. They are here to help you along.

We're here to help you. Read more about our services: 


Workshops & Masterclasses

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Patents and intellectual property

Assistance with patent applications

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All possibilities at a glance

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Walk-in hours

Talks with our service partners

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