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Starting a business in Jena – The start-up portal

The City of Light Jena is one of the most successful regions in Central Germany. With a long-standing tradition in optics and photonics, Jena is the cradle of the optical industry in Europe and stands for innovation and progress. Internationally oriented high-tech companies and first-class research facilities are based here along with well-established trades and wide range of businesses.

Entrepreneurs are important for Jena’s future development – no matter if you are an architect, dentist or an innovative start-up.

This website provides you with important information and interesting facts around starting your own business as well as relevant contacts to support your start into self-employment.

5th German Startup Monitor

Take the opportunity to raise awareness for your needs and your startup by participating in the online survey for 5th German Startup Monitor (Deutscher Startup Monitor) of the German Startups Association until the 11th of June.

Let’s start the survey!