Gateway 49

University & Research Institution / Government-backed Accelerator

GATEWAY49 Accelerator

GATEWAY49 supports your founding idea

We support entrepreneurs especially in the early stage of their startup. The ideal time to participate in the GATEWAY49 program is therefore, when you have an initial concept or a prototype in mind.
more Customers
better Product

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Financial Support



Intake Type




Primarily provides

Office Space

Also provides

Residency Program

Wanted startups


Our search fields are also described with buzzwords like…

Food, Life Science, Smart City, Logistics


Our program looks for teams or startups, that develop enabling technologies, products or services based on…

In order to provide you with the best know-how and experience and to give you quick access to potential customers, we focus on the key economic sectors food, life science, smart city and logistics.


We look for solutions that can be applied to improve or are developed for use-cases like…

Medical Technology, Personalized Healthcare, Diagnostics, Hospital IT, Food Science / Nutrition, Food Safety & Security, Smart Kitchen, Taste & Gastronomy, Smart Energy, Smart Mobility

About the program

Together with you and our partners, we aim to promote innovative ideas and establish a strong start-up ecosystem in the north. That is why we, as Technology Center Lübeck (TZL), have launched the startup accelerator GATEWAY49 in cooperation with the Lübeck Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Glocal Consult.

The focus of the GATEWAY49 accelerator is on the targeted support of socalled early stage startups that pursue business models in the fi elds of life science, food, smart city, logistics or new digital technologies. Our goal is to support outstanding entrepreneurs - like you - in putting their ideas into practice and building successful companies together!

Contact Person

Stefan Stengel

Program Manager

(+49) 451 3909 900