The monthly event “Gründer[space]” invites all startups and interested people to network casually in varying locations.


Casual networking event for startups, entrepreneurs and interested parties of the GründerBOX at the Jade Hochschule.

Gründerpreis Nordwest

The Northwest Start-up award has been awarded since 2014 for startups in the Northwest wiithin the last 65years. It is an award for small and large start-ups in Northwest Germany. Everyone who has founded or taken over a company in the last 5 years can apply, regardless of the line of business and legal form.

Gründerzentrum Ems-Tal

The Gründerzentrum Emstal offers business start-ups the possibility of renting premises at low prices, competent support and flexible working space in the form of offices, storage facilities and workshops. Furthermore, there is good internet and good transport connections.

Gründungs- und Innovationszentrum (GIZ)

The Startup and Innovation Center of the University of Oldenburg (GIZ) is a central contact point for students, researchers and employees from universities all over north-western Germany, who are interested in starting their own business.


The energy transition requires cooperation. That is why the Municipality of Emmen, the Province of Drenthe, EMMTEC services, New Energy Coalition, Gasunie, Gasunie Transport Services (GTS) and NAM are jointly investigating the possibilities regarding reuse of the gas purification installation (GZI) in the municipality of Emmen. They do this together with parties such as EBN, Engie, Rendo Networks, Rika Greenpark and Ludan.

Handwerkskammer Aurich

Chamber of crafts offers advise for start-ups in trade and crafts, education and expertise.

Handwerkskammer Oldenburg

Chamber of Crafts in Oldenburg

Hanze University of Applied Sciences

The Hanze University is the largest technical and vocational University in the northern part of the Netherlands and is located in Groningen.

Hashtag Workmode

Hashtag Workmode has become the place for enterprising women who want to develop into smart and powerful entrepreneurs. Hashtag Workmode offer all-female co-working spaces with locations in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and Groningen.

Health hub Roden

Connecting link between entrepreneurs, knowledge institutions and the government focussing on medical technology and healthy ageing.

Het Kwadraat

A collective business building that offers space for start-ups, scale-ups and grown-ups.

Het Nieuwe Kantoor

HNK is a concept with workplaces, office spaces and many services for both freelancers and multinationals. A warm environment where flexibility and full service have a new meaning, so that everyone can (network) work.

Het Nieuwe Kasteel

Kasteel.gro, the new castle, is a breeding ground, a playground and a workshop for digital craftsmanship. Training, education, masterclasses, hackathons and conferences make the combination between working and learning.

IHK für Ostfriesland und Papenburg

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce offers support, education and expertise to companies and start-ups, educatio, training International Law advice, events and seminars.

IHK Oldenburg

Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Oldenburg