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

Great offer. Great expectations.

Fast lane

Develop your product and test it directly in the grid: your quick access into the energy market.

SENIOR EXPERT COACHING

Personal feedback for all your questions: our energy network is always there for you.

Challenge yourself

You will be promoted and challenged: your mentors will help you to develop and create lasting values.

BUILD A SAFE PRODUCT

Meet safety requirements during product development: our partners will support you.

BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR

Our trainings will teach you how to think and act as an entrepreneur.

BEST WORKING CONDITIONS

Co-working spaces and modern infrastructure: you will find the suitable environment for your project.

WE INVEST IN YOU

We do not accept everyone: we fully support teams with high potential.

TRUST-BASED

We guarantee autonomy and objectivity: you decide whether to give company shares or not.

START-UP COMMUNITY

The professional environment is a key to success: benefit from the lively start-up community in the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion.

100% ENERGY-ACCELERATOR



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

For start-ups and visionaries with pioneering energy technologies.

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Science to Business Workshop May 17-20, 2020

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Team Training 2020

The new application round has started!

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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. Contact us!



TEAM ASSESSMENT

1-2

Days

Does yout team have what it takes to launch a new product in the energy market? Find out with our Team Assessment. Our offer will help you:

  • monitor and improve your entrepreneurial skills
  • clearly define roles within your team
  • detect missing skills and recruit talented partners

TEAM TRAINING

4-6

weeks

Are you just starting out with a pioneering technology but do not have a business model yet? Learn with Team Training how to shape and communicate effectively and efficiently the success factors of your business idea and get support in the following areas:

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

TEAM 
DEVELOPMENT

12

months

Build your energy start-up. AXEL helps you develop your product quickly and accelerate your market launch. With Team Development you benefit from a range of offerings tailored specially to your team:

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

We look forward to hearing from you.

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AXEL
Der Energie-Accelerator
Haid-und-Neu-Straße 7
D-76131 Karlsruhe
+49 721 96 49 27 86
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.

In the heart of the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion

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