in the heart of the energy centre in the Karlsruhe Technologyregion
AXEL is the only accelerator with a 100% focus on energy.
We are your strong partner throughout the entire product development process.
Personal feedback for all your questions and issues: Our energy network is always there for you.
150 START-UPS IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
we have supported in our programs since 2018.
Meet safety requirements in your product development.
> 60 MENTORS & Coaches
as experts in the energy environment and in business management, encourage and challenge you.
Learn to think and act entrepreneurially: That is the goal of our training courses and seminars.
> 330 FOUNDERS
have trusted us and developed their product ideas with us.
Independence and neutrality are important to us: Only you decide where your company shares will remain.
Co-working spaces and a high-performance infrastructure: With us, you will find the right environment for your project.
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 is the energy accelerator in and for Baden-Württemberg. It is funded by Start-up BW and also supported by the city of Karlsruhe, universities and many companies.
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AXEL offers three different intensive entrepreneurship programs.
You select the program that suits you the best.
Target group: Anyone who wants to turn a breakthrough innovation in the energy sector into a product idea.
Target group: Start-ups and visionaries with solutions for the energy transition.
Target group: Energy start-ups and entrepreneurs with a mature business model.
Contact us and get a first insight.
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AXEL The Energy-Accelerator
c/o fokus.energie e.V.
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.