WISTA - Services - Business Development

Business development and support for companies in Berlin Adlershof

Test Adlershof: Our Business Welcome Packages for international start-ups

Off to a Flying Start

Are you excited about Berlin’s tech scene? Are you thinking about relocating? We will provide you with affordable and tailored support during a one- to three-month test run.

Flexible Modules

  • Modern office in one of our founder houses
  • Assistance in finding an apartment for the time of your stay
  • Initial support: what opportunities do the WISTA sites offer?
  • Identifying your market chances in our technology fields
  • Identifying and connecting you to potential partners for cooperation
  • Participation in relevant networking events
  • Showcase your company in our online media
  • Initial support with financing and funding opportunities

Impact Day

Are you aiming to find partners to cooperate with your company? Tailored to your needs? Together, we will find the right company for you. Impact Day (which can last up to two days) will give you the opportunity to go through your questions directly with potential partners.

Flexible Modules:

  • Presentation of yourself and your questions
  • Poster session
  • Pitching session
  • Parallel workshops tailored to your questions
  • Business lunch
  • One-on-one meetings with select companies
  • Company tours (“Tech Tour”)

Business Coaching and Networking in Adlershof: A² Accelerator

Accelerated success with fresh ideas

Experienced industrial companies and start-ups jointly realise pilot projects and new business ideas. The companies will be given access to new, innovative ideas, products and solutions. Our A² Accelerator programmes focus on specific industries. They last five months. Each programme includes three to six industry partners and up to ten start-ups.

Benefits for start-ups

Are you a young company? Are you aiming for fast growth? Our A² Accelerator provides you with unique opportunities. Pilot projects with experienced industrial companies will help you quickly realise your business ideas without giving up company shares.

What we offer:

  • Sharing of industry knowledge
  • Access to networks and contacts
  • Selection of coaches, throughout of a coaching and training programme
  • Support and advice during the entire programme
  • Desk at our co-working space free of charge
  • Reimbursement for project costs of up to 10,000 euro

Benefits for experienced companies

Are you an experienced company looking for fresh, innovative ideas and new products? Let our A² Accelerator inspire you. Benefit from the creativity of start-ups and jointly realise pilot projects and new business ideas.

What we offer:

  • Identifying start-ups that meet your requirements
  • Organisation of the application process, including preselecting start-ups
  • Moderated presentation of start-ups at a pitch day as well as support and advice during the selection process
  • Selection of coaches, organisation of a coaching and training programme
  • Continuous support of start-ups during the programme

More information about A² Adlershof Accelerator Programme

Establishing in Adlershof: Business Location Package

Support for innovative start-ups and established technology businesses offered by the Center Management

Are you going to settle in Adlershof? We support you in selecting the right property and offer comprehensive consulting services.

What we offer

  • Consultancy services: introductory meetings / expert reports / flexible contracts / tenant development / cubic capacity reports and architectural drawings / advice on financing and funding / project development / support with obtaining permits
  • Spaces for rent: high-quality infrastructure with flexible office, laboratory, workshop and production spaces, communal facilities and services for technology and start-up centres
  • Plots: a range of infrastructure-ready plots with versatile use profiles and planning permissions

Benefit from Adlershof: Special conditions for established companies

Partners becoming Neighbours

  • Office space (20 square metres, furnished, ISDN and internet connection, PC)
  • administrative support
  • funding and relocation consultations with site managers
  • positioning in professional networks

Special conditions at the HU library for Adlershof based companies

WISTA Management GmbH played a major role in the establishment of the Erwin Schrödinger Centre (ESZ). It owns the centre’s Module 2, which will increasingly serve as a place of encounter for business and research. The following special conditions are on offer to companies:

  • Free of charge access to library // access to Humboldt University information (CD-ROM databases, electronic publications, internal databases, online databases) // Provision of computer-based conference and work spaces (any additional costs are to be covered by the client)
  • Up to 30% discount on photocopy service and library document supply // outsourced online research // IT and multimedia training // basic computer infrastructure services and document delivery services
  • A further 30% discount is offered on services provided directly by Humboldt University. Services provided by a third party but billed by Humboldt University are paid for in full by the client. For particulars please refer to the university library and the Humboldt-University Archive fee schedule. All Adlershof-affiliated companies can benefit from these special conditions.
  • Contact:
    Ida-Maria Mäder (Head)
    Natural Sciences Library at the Erwin Schrödinger Centre (ESZ)
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    Rudower Chaussee 26, 12489 Berlin
    Phone: +49 30 2093-99700
    Email: ida-maria.maeder@ub.hu-berlin.de


WISTA Management GmbH
Business Development

Rudower Chaussee 17, 12489 Berlin
+49 30 6392-2230
+49 30 6392-2204

Dr. Jan-Juan Hiemer
WISTA Management GmbH
Executive Manager Business Support

+49 30 6392-2378
+49 30 6392-2204

Dr. Peer Ambrée
WISTA Management GmbH
Executive Manager Technology Centres and Incubators, Authorized Officer

+49 30 6392-4754
+49 30 6392-2235


Adlershof Special 49
Smart and networked: Cooperations in the Technology Park. April 2018