Startup Mannheim provides support to Mannheim startups. Mannheim is a place of concentration for the creative industries with unique startup eco-system in an inspiring urban environment and an increasing number of young companies, which have begun mapping out the future from here. The Startup Mannheim manages eight startup centers, offering 28.000 square meters of office space. A diverse spectrum of 300 startups are based here, including music, design, textile, cultural projects, and fashion businesses, ranging all the way to information technology, medical engineering and many different technological startups. Companies have access to extensive research infrastructure.