"FSIWS offers many excellent advantages. We appreciate the proximity to other food startups, access to diverse laboratory and production equipment, and of course the professional network around Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences."
"The FSIWS offers us ideal conditions to realize our dream. Here we find optimal production conditions, which enables us to meet the increasing demand for our product. We also benefit greatly from the know-how of the experts at FSIWS."
"By using the FSIWS facilities, we can take our product development to the next level. The collaboration allows us to conduct scaleup trials. In addition, we want to benefit from the exchange with the other startups. "
"We were allowed to participate in FSIWS as scholarship holders and were able to learn an incredible amount during this time and develop our product. We would like to continue to benefit from this infrastructure and especially the personal exchange with the lecturers* and are very happy to remain a part of FSIWS. "
"Participating in the 'Food Startup Foundation' certificate course was an incredible opportunity for us to advance the vision of KOKUVIN. With the great support of the coaches from FSIWS, we succeeded in outgrowing ourselves by imparting concentrated know-how & practical knowledge transfer. A clear door opener is also the intensive exchange & networking with other young startups.
"What I really appreciate about FSIWS is the support systems of what they offer. Starting a business can be lonely, and having access to networks with the relevant players we need to grow our startup is gold.
Participation in certificate course "Food Startup Foundation" has allowed us to stay on the right track, and focus on our core business."
"At FSIWS, our female founded start-up has the valuable opportunity to take the important intermediate step from "homemade" to industrial production. The top-equipped production kitchen provides the ideal setting for testing, implementing creative ideas and exchanging ideas with other start-ups in the network."
"The FSIWS is an incredibly important support for us. Only through the FSIWS was it possible for us to implement the production of test batches without a large investment. This has helped us immensely, especially in view of the current economic situation."
"We decided to move to FSIWS to benefit from the professionalism as well as the concentrated expertise that this environment has to offer for start-up companies. In addition, we have the chance here to further develop our products thanks to the optimal equipment and the possibility to experiment freely. At FSIWS, you feel sheltered and challenged at the same time."
"At FSIWS, I met professionalism, concentrated expertise and colleagues who are developing a food idea just like me. The exchange and mutual help as well as the possibility to experiment freely in the well-equipped rooms are the added value for me here at the certificate course."
"The professional equipment of the Food Incubator has made it very easy for us to bottle and label the first batches of our olive oil. The diversity of ideas of the FSIWS community motivates us to develop further new products with our olive oil. Through the network of FSIWS as well as the team, we receive many valuable impulses in terms of marketing and sales."
"Thanks to the incubator's many possibilities, our project was put on the right track. What helps us most is that we can produce in small batches here. Also, the exchange with other startups and the option to participate in lectures brings us much further."
"Participating in the 'Food Startup Foundation' certificate course at FSIWS was the jumpstart for my startup idea. The program provides valuable input in the form of workshops and coaching sessions, and the tastings are always a lot of fun! I especially appreciate the know-how, network and expertise of the incubator as well as the lively exchange with the other Gründer:innen."
"FSIWS is an incredible opportunity for young food startups to advance their vision: whether it's the transfer of technical and practical knowledge, development of their idea through access to key technologies and equipment, the incredible support of the expert team, or the opportunity for strong networking. FSIWS is a great overall package!"
"The FSIWS supports us in developing new food innovations, giving us access to the technologies and equipment that are most important to us. In addition, the whole team is supportive when we have questions, and the institute's staff and professors are also extremely helpful. A successful market entry has been facilitated by this."
"FSIWS has been an incredible support for us. It made it possible for us to get into the production of our organic date chocolates without a big investment, while building a strong network with other food startups."
"During the development at the Food Startup Incubator Weihenstephan, the team in the technical center always supports us with practical tips and in an uncomplicated manner. Even during the difficult Corona period, a solution was always found for on-time production."
"The FSIWS helped to turn our dream into reality, because the premises for a pilot production are not very easy to find and especially not possible without a big investment. We are super happy to also get to know other teams that are "in the same boat" and to exchange and support each other about our own experiences."
"What helped us the most was the detailed advice from the staff. They have so much experience in the field of food startups that every conversation was a great gain in knowledge. This also led us to tender two bachelor theses in which the recipes of our products were finalized. All in all, we can recommend FSIWS to anyone."
"The incubator has facilitated the exchange with other founders and helped us to have a platform to ask questions and exchange ideas with experts. A big advantage was also the access to the lab to test the product and collect more data. In the future, we plan to collaborate with the university's students on scientific work to gather in-depth knowledge about our products as well."
"The development of our startup has been greatly facilitated by FSIWS. Also, the professional support on various issues and the exchange and networking with the other food startups often leads to great synergies. We therefore find the Food Startup Incubator Weihenstephan really great!"
"Through the support of the Fsiws certificate course, beet.fruut made it from idea to store after only 4 months. Now we will develop two more flavors and are very happy about the labs of Weihenstephan University and the know-how of the Choaches regarding food. "
To build our project, we were helped by the detailed and to the point webinar, targeted information about marketing, legal regulations and point of view analysis. We were also shown that you can advance your project without large investments.
"The FSIWS enables us to produce in their professionally equipped premises under the highest hygienic conditions. Furthermore, they supported us with know how and enable us to exchange experiences with other food startups on a regular basis."
"The FSIWS was the opportunity for us to test our business model and to do so unbureaucratically, quickly and with competent support - as lean as you like to work as a StartUp (and as it is not normally found at universities)! We are very grateful for the trust in us and the support in all matters."
"The FSIWS has taken bisou breton totally uncomplicated. The employees:inside are always available with advice and support. The strong network at the incubator has quickly enabled exchange with other food startups."
"We benefited most from the use of the equipment. Without tanks CO2, filling equipment, etc., we would not have progressed nearly as fast."
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"The FSIWS helped us with our first steps. We were provided with the necessary production infrastructure and a lot of know-how from experts."
"For us, the production facilities at the institute are very important. They enable us to start product development and production quickly. In addition, the employees of the institute are always there to give us advice and support."