MCEI - Mannheimer Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation


MCEI is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Mannheim, Germany. MCEI provides a dedicated platform for young entrepreneurs, potential founders, students, sponsors and investors.

Mission
Inspire, qualify, encourage, advise and assist in the implementation: 
MCEI enables our students with entrepreneurial skills through teaching, training and counseling. We help our students to implement their ideas. Our goal is to foster an entrepreneurial culture at the University of Mannheim, and to thereby create sustainable value for our students and the society at large.
 
Vision
MCEI provides a dedicated platform for students, young entrepreneurs and promoters. It fosters networking and enhances knowledge exchange. 
MCEI
- supports the qualification of our students by providing opportunities to learn via dedicated teaching 
- provides a strong platform for young entrepreneurs, potential founders, students, sponsors and investors
- supports (student) start-ups with targeted support, advice and guidance
- acts as an accelerator for young businesses
 
Position within the University of Mannheim
The ifm Mannheim and the Chair of SME Research & Entrepreneurship have a long history and a profound experience base in facilitating entrepreneurial student ventures. With the foundation of the MCEI we extent our activities to an interdepartmental center for fostering entrepreneuerial spirit.

News

MCEI Accelerator Formats - Kicking Off 2020 (09.03.20)
On February 15 and February 22, MCEI kicked off its spring semester accelerator formats Thinking Beyond Boxes (Bachelor, MAN 453) and Entrepreneurial Spirit (Master, MAN 633). Dr. Bettina Müller, Dr. Jan Zybura, and doctoral candidate Thomas Hipp were welcoming highly motivated students striving to make a difference either by advancing their own startups or by helping one of MCEI’s partner startups to reach the next level in an Inside the Venture (ITV) project. But what do we actually do in our course accelerator formats and what is the ITV concept? mehr...
Startup Lounge #73 - Viktualia (14.02.20)
Auch im neuen Jahr freut sich das MCEI wieder großartige neue Startups im Rahmen der Startup-Lounge präsentieren zu können. Als erstes wird dabei am 18.02. Pelin Yildiz das Heidelberger Startup Viktualia vorstellen. Die MCEI-Startup Lounges finden im Café L3 statt, sind öffentlich und sollen Startupenthusiasten zusammenbringen. mehr...
Founder Talk mit Vladimir Danila (CEO and Co-Founder of Linearity) (02.10.19)
Der Austausch mit den Besten in ihrem Geschäft ist der optimale Weg, um sich persönlich und beruflich weiterzuentwickeln. Es ist besonders inspirierend, von der neuen Generation bemerkenswerter Unternehmer zu lernen, die trotz ihres jungen Alters bereits Millionen von Menschen ein besseres Leben ermöglichen. Wir freuen uns sehr, unseren hervorragenden Gast für den bevorstehenden Founder Talk vorstellen zu können. Vladimir Danila wurde kürzlich von Gen*ZEO in der Kategorie „Management“ als „Top Talent Under 25“ ausgezeichnet. Wir veranstalten den Founder Talk gemeinsam mit unseren Partnern Hochschule Mannheim (StartDurch) und Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg Startup Partners). mehr...
Initiativen und Portale des ifm:
Dr. Andrew Isaak
Thomas Hipp, M.Sc., MIB
Louisa Caroline Pauleikhoff (Alumna)
Dr. Dennis Lips (Alumnus)
Alle Termine
Louisa Caroline Pauleikhoff (Alumna)
Alle News
Dr. Andrew Isaak
Dr. Dennis Lips (Alumnus)
MAN 631 Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Practice
Dr. Robert Strohmeyer
MAN 630 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
MAN 635 Social Entrepreneurship: Targeting Social Capital through Ecopreneurship
MAN 632 Advanced Entrepreneurship
Kai Bruchmüller (Alumnus)
Dr. Daniela Ernestus, MBA (Alumna)
Robert Bölkow (Alumnus)
Thomas Hipp, M.Sc., MIB
Dr. Daniela Ernestus, MBA (Alumna)
Alle Personen
MAN 636 International Entrepreneurship and Managing Change
Dr. Jan Zybura
Dr. Robert Strohmeyer
Kai Bruchmüller (Alumnus)
Dr. Jan Zybura
Robert Bölkow (Alumnus)