Dr. Unicorn

Target group
PhD students and postdocs, interested in entrepreneurship, who would like to use their knowledge and experience to start their own business.


Short description
In the three-hour format, participants will learn more about the success factors and competences of an entrepreneur, become more aware of their own skills and learn to better assess their relevance for a career as an entrepreneur. The interactive workshop includes input from experienced speakers, individual exercises in small groups and room for networking.

Workshop content:

  • A speaker who will discuss their experiences as a founder

  • Interactive sharing of knowledge and experience to use existing soft skills and achieve goals

  • Expanding of network: Connecting with other PhD students and postdocs with similar interests


Start-up/business idea
A business idea of your own is not a prerequisite for participation.

4x a year by the RWTH Innovation Entrepreneurship Center