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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.

ThEx Award - Der Thüringer Gründerpreis

Ideen haben, durchstarten, nachfolgen, Impulse geben - der Thüringer Gründerpreis würdigt auch 2019 Ideen und Leistungen Thüringer Unternehmerinnen und Unternehmer. Bewerbungen sind bis 12. September 2019 möglich, die Preisverleihung findet am 21. November im Rahmen des Thüringer Gründertages statt.

Zum ThEx Award.