The GEC Academy

GEC Expert Programme

The Global Entrepreneurship Centre (GEC) is the first global scale-up centre focusing on deep tech start-ups with a proven positive impact on sustainability, climate neutrality and circularity.

Within the scope of our 360° service concept we are seeking mentors and experts  for our unique GEC Expert Programme, designed to provide guidance for young entrepreneurs and startup teams. We invite professionals from the GEC focus sectors Textile, Agriculture & Food, Building & Living and Mobility & Tansport to share their expertise with young leaders shaping the world of tomorrow’s impact entrepreneurs.

Focused Executive Courses

The Academy Program is currently in development. 
We are orienting the content towards the demands expressed by our partners in industry, academia and in start-ups.

The Academy Concept


Are you interested to become a member of our exclusive GEC Expert Community getting access to the GEC start-up scene and its innovative potential?

Contact person:
Ursula Opper, GEC Expert Programme & Academy Manager,

Sustainable Textiles

Target Audience

  • Operations Managers
  • Sustainability Managers
  • Quality Managers


  • 5 seminars x 2 days


  • Innovative Materials and Processes
  • Resource Efficiency and Waste Reduction
  • Supply Chain Diligence and Protection of the Workforce
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Digital Solutions for Sustainability and
    Quality Improvement
Lean Start-Up Model

Target Audience

  • Sustainability Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Intrapreneurs


  • 2 days


  • Creating an Innovation Culture
  • Lean Startup Models
  • Fail Fast, Learn Fast