Potsdam, Germany

PEELx 2023 - Accelerate Startup Ideas!

when 8 August 2023 - 11 August 2023
language English
duration 1 week

Co-create a research-based startup idea in an interdisciplinary team.

- Learn to build a successful business model by using Design Thinking.
- Apply Lean Startup methods.
- Accelerate impact-driven startups.
- Validate ideas for the EXIST Startup Grant
- Learn how to talk to customers, ideate solutions and pitch your ideas.
- Collaborate with like-minded individuals in a team to bring an early stage ideas to new heights.
- Meet successful role models from our community.

PEELx is a business model workshop, using Design Thinking methods. You will get a first understanding about innovation techniques, that can be applied to your own research project, daily work-life, or your own startup idea.

This on-site workshop is open to university students, alumni, and employees worldwide. You can apply as an idea provider to develop your idea further, or as a participant to share your expertise. Novices are welcome.

Get ready for a 4-day sprint that is accompanied by fun social activities, such as yoga, stand up paddling, and a welcome party.

And what is the best? We pay all the costs for your Summer School.

Course leader

M. Sc. Anita Knappe
Academic Associate
Entrepreneurship Education

University of Potsdam - Potsdam Transfer
Startup Service

Email: anita.knappe@uni-potsdam.de
Telephone: +49 331-977-3865

Target group

Students, researchers, university alumni.

Course aim

Interactive learning experience on business model development and Design Thinking in intercultural and multinational teams. Social learning experience, we want you to meet inspiring new people around the world!

Credits info

Extra curricular event

Fee info

EUR 0: Fully covered by the Startup Service of the University of Potsdam, through the project "PITCH- Potsdam International Collaboration Hub".