Questions about HIKE

Can I submit and edit an idea alone?

At least two people are required to apply to HIKE. Our info events offer the best conditions for joining forces with other students interested in founding a company.

Are there any fees for participating?

No, participation in HIKE is completely free of charge.

Are only members of the university admitted?

Yes, only members of the university are admitted.

Can we get credit for participation as a supplementary subject?

No, crediting as a supplementary subject is not possible. However, a certificate of participation will be issued to all participants.

Do we need programming skills?

No, programming skills are not explicitly required.

Do we have to hand over the rights to our idea?

No, the rights to the idea remain entirely with the founding team.

Are only ideas from the fields of IoT and sustainability allowed?

The areas of IoT and sustainability are two criteria for selection, but not mandatory. Sustainability refers to the 17 UN's sustainability goals.

Can we submit more than one idea?

It is possible to submit more than one idea. However, only one idea per team can be processed at the same time in HIKE.

Do we have to be present at HIKE every day?

Attendance at HIKE takes place in consultation with the team. For sure, we take your lecture times under account.