Locations of the Gründungswerft

We want to turn the whole of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern into a networked start-up state. Motivated personalities of Gründungswerft organize our association work in these places. In addition, all startups in MV can become members of Gründungswert.

StartUp Ecosystem Map

StartUps in MV


Entries ecosystem


Mitglieder GW


Active shipyard workers




Supporting members

Region Greifswald

Most of the startups in Greifswald are related to the bioeconomy and medicine focal points of the research location. With Witeno, Sparkasse Vorpommern and Stapellauf- and StartupNordost, there are also incubators for startups on site. The Gründungswerft was founded in Greifswald in 2021 as a registered, non-profit association.

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Region Seenplatte

In der tollen Seenlandschaft entsteht eine junge, aufstrebende Unternehmensszene. Besonders in den vielen Coworking-Standorten treffen sich viele kreative Menschen und arbeiten zusammen an neuen Ideen und Geschäftsmodellen.

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Region Rostock

Rostock is the growth engine of the startup scene in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern due to its size, broad-based university research and commitment to the startup sector.

In Rostock, we work closely with the ZfE (Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Rostock). As a network and consulting partner, the ZfE accompanies prospective startups in a complete process from idea generation to the acquisition of investors.

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Region Schwerin & LUP

The state capital is the hub of political decision-making for us in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

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Region Wismar

Die aufregende Hansestadt in Nordwestmecklenburg hat eine lebendige Gründungscommunity und ein strukturiertes Angebot an Unterstützung. Von der Hochschule bis in den InnovationPort im Hafen und Coworking: Hier lassen sich Unternehmen und StartUps gründen!

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Region Neubrandenburg

Health and nutrition are two highly topical issues in the startup sector and focal points of research at the Neubrandenburg site. Further research directions in the area of rural transformation processes are also relevant.

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Stralsund & Rügen region

The focus on information technology and mechanical engineering makes Stralsund a hotspot for many ideas and spin-offs, especially in the manufacturing or digital sectors.

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