The Energy Accelerator

in the heart of the energy centre in the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion

AXEL is the only accelerator with a 100% focus on energy.

  • Ideen<br>marktfähig<br>machen
    Accelerate
    Your
    Market Launch
  • Energie<br>start-up<br>gründen
    Start
    your energy
    business
  • Gemeinsam<br>erfolgreich<br>ankommen
    Achieve
    success as
    a team

Support

We are your strong partner throughout the entire product development process.

ENERGY NETWORK

Personal feedback for all your questions and issues: Our energy network is always there for you.

> 88 START-UPS IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

we have supported in our programs since 2018.

SAFETY

Meet safety requirements in your product development.

> 50 MENTORS

as experts in the energy environment and in business management, encourage and challenge you.

ENTREPRENEURIAL KNOWLEDGE

Learn to think and act entrepreneurially: That is the goal of our training courses and seminars.

> 190 FOUNDERS

have trusted us and developed their product ideas with us.

TRANSPARENCY

Independence and neutrality are important to us: Only you decide where your company shares will remain.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Co-working spaces and a high-performance infrastructure: With us, you will find the right environment for your project.

100% ENERGY-ACCELERATOR



For start-ups and visionaries with pioneering energy technologies.

AXEL was initiated by fokus.energie e.V. to support early-stage energy start-ups in creating their business and accelerating their market launch.

AXEL Energy Cup

AXEL Energy Cup as a preliminary round of „Start-up BW Elevator Pitches 2021“

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AXEL Teams presenting at GfBB

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We offer what you are looking for.

AXEL offers three different intensive entrepreneurship programs. 
You select the program that suits you the best.



ENERGY BOOT CAMP

4

Days

Target group: Students, academics and energy talents who want to develop a breakthrough innovation into a product idea.

  • from research to value proposition
  • from value proposition to marketable idea
  • skillfully presenting the product idea

more informations

TEAM TRAINING

4

weeks

Target group: Start-ups and visionaries with solutions for the energy industry.

  • business model development
  • market identification and customer needs
  • market positioning
  • Documentation
  • financial planning
  • rhetoric and presentation techniques

more informations

TEAM DEVELOPMENT

12

months

Target group: Energy start-ups and entrepreneurs with a mature business model.

  • entrepreneurship qualification courses
  • support in business plan creation
  • access to energy plants for field tests
  • fundraising
  • security auditing
  • support in IP-management
  • cheap co-working space

more informations

We look forward to hearing from you.

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AXEL The Energy-Accelerator
c/o fokus.energie e.V.
Haid-und-Neu-Strasse 7
D-76131 Karlsruhe
+49/721/96492786
info@axel.energy

Build your 
start-up here.
Grow here.

AXEL offers best support
for starting and growing
your energy business.

Here you will find the best preconditions
for further growth with your start-up.

The energy accelerator is located 
in Germany´s largest start-up centre:
the Technologiefabrik Karlsruhe.

Benefit from a strong network,
which will support you
even after the end of the program.

fokus.energie e.V.
Wirtschaftsministerium BW
startup bw

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