Ideathlon: create, pitch, network

At the Ideathlon of the German Sport University Cologne, start-up ideas from the fields of sport, exercise & health are presented in the form of a poster congress.

A jury of experts (including start-up experts from the Kreissparkasse and 1. FC Köln) provides feedback on the idea and on participation in further start-up competitions and support programs, e.g. the "StarS-Kader". The three most exciting ideas are voted into the finals and pitched in five-minute short presentations on stage in lecture hall 1 of the German Sport University Cologne. During short presentations, the experts will share important take-home messages that can be discussed with like-minded people over cold drinks following the awards ceremony.


  • Students of the German Sport University Cologne
  • All interested students of the hgnc network


  • 21.01.2022, 3pm-7pm


  • Lecture Hall 1, German Sport University Cologne


  • Apply with your start-up idea in poster format by emailing us by 16.01.2022. Further information and a sample template with guiding questions for the content modules of the A0 poster can be found here.


You can find all details and contact persons on the website of our start-up service "Starting-Up with Sport Sciences" (StarS).