H2UB start-up programs

we accelerate your idea

H2UB runs different start-up programs to support both – the early-stage and the growth development of hydrogen start-ups
and spin-offs from companies, universities and research institutes. In implementing the programmes, we rely on selected experts from the hydrogen economy, innovation competence and expertise in start-up funding.

H2UB Sprint

Our H2UB Sprint is a 10 week coaching program takes place twice per year. It is specifically designed to help start-ups accelerating their business by providing the right impulses, adapted to their needs. During the program the founder teams concentrate their efforts on selected core challenges, supported by group and 1:1 coaching sessions with dedicated business mentors of our partner BRYCK and hydrogen industry experts. The kick-off, interim and investor pitch presentations are organized as on-sites at our BRYCK tower in the heart of Essen, to enjoy the dynamical team spirit of the group, whereas most of the coaching sessions take place in a virtually workspace. The H2UB Sprint program is fully funded by H2UB, supported by its corporate partners and the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Become part of the next H2UB Sprint

We’re already looking for hydrogen start-ups who want to participate the upcoming H2UB Sprint starting this autumn. You are interested to further develop your start-up business with the professional support of our experts? Just get in touch and apply for the program now via info@h2ub.com

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The first H2UB Sprint started on April 11th, find out more about our participants here:



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H2UB Bootcamp

You’re a team of highly motivated masterminds who want to conquer the growing hydrogen market with your business idea? Stay tuned for the H2UB bootcamp – our program to support future founder teams in the hydrogen industry, starting this autumn.

Over the three week frame of the programme, you can expect various mentorings, community events and access to our workspace. For five days, industry experts will introduce you to topics such as finding investors, prototyping and sustainability through a variety of workshops and support you in finding your own path.

Further information will be provided soon. You can already apply via info@h2ub.com.

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We look forward to creating and breaking new ground with you!