The "Gründerstipendium.NRW"

Since July 1, 2018 the state government has been supporting startup activities in North Rhine-Westphalia with the "Neue Gründerzeit NRW" initiative.
The "Gründerstipendium.NRW" supports founders with a monthly amount of 1000 Euro up to one year.

We, the digihub, are an accredited startup network! Apply with your idea paper at
The template of the idea paper as well as questions and assistance regarding the paper can be found below in the download area.

Overview of the application procedure

• Application with a meaningful idea paper
• Pitch of the business idea and the idea paper in front of the jury
• If the jury recommends sponsorship: Application via web form
• After approval: Start of the 12-month eligibility period


Idea paper

digihub Contact

  • Uljana Engel

  • Accelerator Program Manager
  • Digital Innovation Hub
  • 40221 Düsseldorf
  • Speditionstr. 15a
  • STARTPLATZ Düsseldorf
  • +49 172 858 888 1