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HIGHEST | Home of Innovation, GrowtH, EntrepreneurShip and Technology Management

HIGHEST is the Startup and Innovation Center at Technische Universität Darmstadt. Our vision is to lead Startups in the field of high-tech and digitisation to success.

For this purpose, we offer numerous support services: this ranges from the assistance for young founders in the development of a business model and the search for investors and suitable funding programmes. With our FabLab and the Open Digital Lab we provide digital technologies from the areas of Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and 3D-Print to students, researchers and also businesses.

The idea behind this? To advance further innovations and business creations.

We are pursuing the same idea with our vision Teaching 2020: By the year 2020, all students at TU Darmstadt should have the possibility to visit subjects in the field of Entrepreneurship, Business Creation and Innovation.

In addition, HIGHEST is a network platform with a very long range on topics surrounding business creation: for example, about 1000 visitors from economics, science and politics attended our last Startup- & Innovation Day. Our regulars’ table for founders is always very well attended, as well as our club evening for our HIGHEST-Club 1877 members, which takes place twice a year. With our offers we belong to the top entrepreneurial universities in Germany.

Did we arouse your interest? Do not hesitate to contact us….

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You have great idea? We support you along your road to success!


You have a great idea? We support you along yout road to success!