futureSAX for Entrepreneurs

We are your central contact partner in the founder-, entrepreneur- and innovation ecosystem of Saxony.

We support Saxon entrepreneurs in their growth

Regardless of whether it is networking with one another, as an interface to the Saxon transfer players, funding growth or exchanging experience and information - we accompany and support innovative Saxon companies in a comprehensive manner.

Our added value for entrepreneurs

Saxon Innovation Award

The Free State of Saxony awards enterprises, which successfully brought to market novel products, services, processes, methods as well as business models.

Saxon Transfer Network

The network of over 70 institutions enables the personal exchange of experience between transfer actors on the topic of knowledge and technology transfer.

Innovation Forum

Innovation Forums, which serve as impuls-events for the medium-sized businesses, are dedicated to entrepreneurs, scientists as well as knowledge- and technology

Alumni Network

Nominees of the past futureSAX contests will be accompanied in four diverse modules: Transfer, Capital, Cooperation, and Communication.

Saxon Mentoring Network

For young and well-established entrepreneurs it is highly important to play a role to exchange their experience and opinion about relevant topics.

Saxon Investors Roadshow

The Saxon Investors Roadshow supports founders and entrepreneurs with establishing the connection with investors from the futureSAX Investors Network.

Saxon Transfer Roadshow

Participants of the Saxon Transfer Award tell their stories, to set impulses for cooperative work between the representatives of Saxon science and business.

Innovation Exchange

Good ideas deserve powerful partners. futureSAX offers scientists the opportunity to get in touch with interesting companies.


We promote the exchange of experience and information between innovative Saxon companies and science, for example within the framework of the futureSAX Innovation Forums. In addition, nominees of the contests are offered the opportunity to individually exchange experiences in the futureSAX Alumni Network.


Are you looking for cooperation partners to implement your innovation faster? Check our Innovation Exchange and find out about current project ideas and cooperation possibilities from science and industry. A valuable overview of relevant Saxon partners representing knowledge- and technology transfer areas is provided by the Saxon Transfer Network. The Network is available to companies searching for suitable partners from science.


With the Saxon Innovation Award outstanding innovations of Saxon companies will be honoured. Take part and benefit, for example, from creating a professional image film as well as from participating in the futureSAX Idea Showcase, which is organized in the framework of the Innovation Summit. Powerful investors can also be decisive for business / entrepreneurial success: we offer you the exclusive opportunity to present your innovative business models and ideas to carefully selected investors during the Saxon Investor Roadshow. To ensure a successful pitch presentation, join our Pitch Workshops and learn how to impress investors.

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