Welcome to the FAU – Digital Tech Academy
The Digital Tech Academy is the overarching HUB for digitization and entrepreneurship at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. It is embeded into the university department of stratetic planning S-Outreach as ‘Knowledge and Technology Transfer’ which is the single point of contact for Spin-off services, joint r&d projects, IP management, continuing education and event management.
We at the Digital Tech Academy scale and professionalize digital entrepreneurship endeavors at the FAU and integrate existing (extra-) curricular offerings and provide novel formats with charisma and leverage.
In addition, we frame, harmonize, and build a central platform for all offerings in the field of “Digital Entrepreneurship”.
The Digital Tech Academy secures its high quality expectations through:
+ a direct connection to the university administration
+ a board with central responsibilities
+ a network throughout all faculties and university institutions
+ the close relationship to the tech incubator Zollhof
+ through the seamless cooperation with the Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern
+ with support from the FAU spin-off services
The Digital Tech Fellows Program
The Digital Tech Fellows Program is an one year elite program for entrepreneurial and tech talents at FAU, educating future digital changemakers. It contains per batch five challenge-based innovation projects which come either from the participants themselves or are wildcard challenges from the university professorships.
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“I applied for the FAU Digital Tech Fellows Program to practically learn and experience how to build a start-up, not in theory.”
Martin Kaller – Team Roadius
The Digital Tech Inspire Program
The Digital Tech Inspire Program focuses on new innovative and interdisciplinary teaching / qualification formats, fostering digitization, entrepreneurship and innovation skills. We design and develop train-the-trainer modules for fundamentally revised innovation methods. Furthermore we also tailor target group-specific events for the open dialogue between entrepreneurship, research and practice.
Who are we
We are a team with a broad range of skills:
+ Founder & Spin-off Services
+ Entrepreneurship & Innovation
+ Marketing & Psychology
+ Digitalization & App Development
+ Research & Pre-Incubation
+ International Business Studies
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Our Institutional Partners
Tech Mentors and Pitch Coaches at the Zollhof Hackbay
Creativity Corner at the Digital Tech Summit & Hackathon