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06
Jul 17

Gründerparadies Helsinki

Eine Infoveranstaltung am 06.07.17 im Digital Hub Cologne präsentiert die finnische Startup-Szene und die Slush, Europas größtes Startup-Event.

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05
Jul 17

Business Mixer Cologne #2

Das Debüt unseres Business Mixer war ein Riesenerfolg. Deshalb legen wir direkt nach: am 05.07.17 auf der VR/AR-Conference DIGILITY in Köln. Jetzt anmelden!

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04
Jul 17

Premiere: Coffee Club Cologne

Save the Date! Die neue Eventreihe Coffee Club Cologne präsentiert erstmals am 04.07.17 zwei Best Practice-Beispiele für erfolgreiches Matching zwischen Mittelstand und Startups.

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29
Jun 17

HUBetizer#3

Save the Date! Jetzt anmelden zum HUBetizer#3: Awareness-Workshop IoT mit Christian J. Pereira am 29.06.17, 10-17 Uhr!

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29
Jun 17

Digihub @Coworking4You

Am 29.06.17 ab 17.45 Uhr präsentiert der Digihub seine Arbeit bei Coworking4You. Mit dabei: der Digital Readiness Check für Unternehmen.

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21
Jun 17

Digital Leadership Summit

Am 21.06.17 diskutierte der Digital Leadership Summit über Führung und Personalentwicklung in einer digitalisierten Welt.

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Digitization

Digitization

Digitization is driving innovation and growth!

The Digital Hub Cologne will serve as a central bridge between the often little digitized SMEs and innovative start-ups. Here Cologne has a good starting base: already about 13,000 people are employed by far more than 200 digital startups. However, their ideas and offerings often don´t reach the SME´s, because a central network hub is still missing and SME´s traditionally act within their industry boundaries and shy away from academia.

Das Digital Hub verbindet
Digital Hub

Digital Hub

Das Digital Hub verbindet

Digital Hub Services

The Digital Hub Cologne is

  • the physical connector between established companies and innovative, digital developments and startups to correct the existing market failure of mismatching.
  • the local cross-matching platform between selected industries and cross industry internet innovations, because the value migrates more and more from the product in digital platforms.
  • research, scholarship and teaching unit for digital transformation in the Cologne bay area.
  • the door opener to the global networks of the City of Cologne, the University of Cologne and the Chamber of Commerce.

The Digital Hub Cologne is also part of the DWNRW Hub initiative to strengthen the digital economy in Cologne, the region and also in NRW. The transfer of experience, exchange of expertise and the continuous development of new, innovative offerings and services and within the digital economy drives the value added generation for the digital industry in Cologne and NRW.

Aufbau, Management und Steuerung
des Digital Hub Cologne

Paket 1:

What's next & new?
Kernleistungen
  1. Markt-/Trendanalyse, Tech-Tanks
  2. Kontaktanbahnung und Orientierungs-Workshops
  3. Branchenscouts
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Digitaler Rütteltest

Paket 2:

Who's out there?
Kernleistungen
  1. Matching-Days
  2. Showroom
  3. Beratung und Begleitung
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Diverse Pitches
  2. Matching-Plattform

Paket 3:

Let's create!
Kernleistungen
  1. Beratung (Projekte)
  2. Test-Center/Werkstatt
  3. Coworking Space
  4. Projekträume

Paket 4:

Let's network!
Kernleistungen
  1. Branchenevents
Add-On-Leistung
  1. HUB-Seminare und Events

Paket 5:

Get noticed!
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Teilnahme an Tagungen, Messen & Events
  2. Kommunikation

Paket 6:

Let's go international!
Add-On-Leistung
  1. Bilaterale Partnerschaften
  2. Veranstaltungen
  3. International Days
Cologne Bay

Cologne Bay

Leverkusen Rheinisch- Bergischer- Kreis Köln Oberbergischer Kreis Rhein-Erft-Kreis

Seven core markets have been identified in the Cologne area:

  • Information-and communication technologies
  • Business-City (banking and insurance)
  • Logistics and Trade
  • Industry and automotive
  • Health and life sciences
  • Cultural and creative industries
  • Destination Cologne

(Source: Studie "Standort Köln - Perspektive 2030", Prognos, 2016)

Partner

Partner

Partner

Gründer- und Innovationszentrum im TechnologiePark Köln
Zurich
sosa
BVDW Wir sind das Netz
Kreissparkasse Köln
Sparkasse Köln Bonn
WEB_DE_COLOGNE_
Technology Arts Sciences TH Köln
Digital Cologne IHK Köln
RheinEngerie
Handwerkskammer zu Köln
eco Verband der deutschen Internetwirtschaft e.V.
Solution Space
NetCologne
GREVEN
CAPNAMIC VENTURES
BioCampus Cologne
Startplatz
DLR
Siemens
COPARION
hgnc start to business
CBS Cologne Business School
Gate Way Gründungsservice der Universität zu Köln
Uniklinik Köln
C/M/S/ Hasche Sigle
RTZ
Wilde Beuger Solmecke Rechtsanwälte
Medien Gründer Zentrum NRW
Railslove
Osborne Clarke
RTL Interactive
J.P. Bachem
TÜV Rheinland
DuMont
Wirtschaftsjunioren
PIV
Mediennetzwerk-NRW
Empulse
andrScore
Initiators

Initiators

Initiators

The strong and differentiated SME landscape in the Cologne area requires as a central digital hub in Cologne - effective and integrated into the sector economic activities. After extensive discussions with associations, companies, startups, politics and social groups, the University of Cologne, the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the City of Cologne have emerged as the ideal founding partners of the Digital Hub Cologne company:

  • The University of Cologne as a know-how pool carrier and innovator for knowledge and skills transfer.
  • The Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the largest chamber in NRW with close contact to the medium-sized companies within the area Leverkusen / Rhein-Berg, Oberberg, Rhein-Erft)  and Initiator of Digital Cologne.
  • The city of Cologne as competence center for economic development and politics.

The shareholder structure is characterized by a stability, sustainability, differentiated networking, neutrality, transparency and structural policy interest (strengthening of the scientific and business location, digitization as a local site factor).

The legal structure of a GmbH has been chosen after close examination, because an association is an institution for general advocacy. The hub - as part of a dynamic economic process – requires a business-oriented organization in order to be an integral part of economic activities.

The shareholders have received a strong support of their governing bodies to implement the Digital Hub Cologne.

Contact

Contact

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