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Startup Welcome Package.

The Startup Welcome Package assists international startups in finding real customers and innovation partners in Germany in the Stuttgart Region. It is a fellowship provided by the Stuttgart Region & STEYG innovation hub.

Your startup should operate in one of the following areas:

  • Smart Industry & Logistics
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • GreenTech & Energy
  • Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence & Quantum Systems
  • Fintech & DLT
  • Smart Materials & Design
  • Sustainable Building & Construction Engineering
  • Media & Communication
  • Technology Agriculture & Food Industry / Retail

How it works: 1-week-online program + 2-week-on-site program.

The fellowship provided by the Stuttgart Region & STEYG innovation hub covers flight, housing and coaching costs, enabling one person per startup to get first-hand insights into the business opportunities in the Stuttgart Region.

The compact and guided program allows you to make the most of your time on-site:

Introductions to Corporates
Individual Mentorings
Expert Insights
Community & Workplace
Cultural Experience

How to apply.

The application for the Startup Welcome Package is pretty simple: just follow the link below and answer a few brief questions about yourself, your business model and startup.

Startup Welcome Package partners.

All of us want to bring more talent to the region. For many different reasons. But mostly because we love the Stuttgart Region and want to assist more companies in their growth here.

WRS Logo Region Stuttgart

The Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (WRS) is the central point of contact for investors and companies in the city of Stuttgart and the five surrounding districts. WRS makes the qualities of the business location known, supports companies in settling in the region and promotes the development of the site with numerous projects and offers.


STEYG is a startup hub, a place for encounters of the entire innovation ecosystem. A nucleus of authentic startup culture. For example, founders, students, businesses and investors meet here to learn with and from each other. Accelerator STEYG rounds off the offering support for founders – in particular founders with previous work experience.


Baden-Württemberg international works towards securing and enhancing Baden-Württemberg’s position as a location for business and science in the long term. We do this by attracting businesses to the region as well as through collaboration and talent recruitment.

Questions about the program or application? Get in touch wit us!