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The gate Garching

At the Garching Center for Technology founders and young high-tech enterprises benefit from the unique conditions for a successful start.

Not only the place, the representative building, the vicinity to the airport and the direct neigborhood to the infrastructure of the Technical University Munich (TUM) are favored very much by the founders, but also the wide service range which every start-up can use for its further development.

Office Spaces

Beyond all, the gate startups appreciate the flexibly expandable offices in direct neighborhood to the TUM.

Generally, the teams start with the smallest unit of about 20 square meters. If the team grows, the offices can grow as well. The founders have the opportunity to expand their offices to up to 109 square meters.

Five different room sizes are available to the gate-startups:

Office Starter – 20sqm | for 1-2 persons | from 299 EUR / month

Office Team – 36sqm | for 3-4 persons | from 539 EUR / month

Office Growth – 54sqm | for 5-6 persons | from 808 EUR / month

Office Expansion – 72sqm | for 7-9 persons | from 1.077 EUR / month

Office Business – 109sqm | for 10-14 persons | from 1.630 EUR / month

Extra Services

  • Internet Flatrate

    Internet acces of Leibniz Rechenzentrum is available in all offices (up to 100Mbit/s)

  • Parking & Reception

    Own parking ground in front of the building. Guests are welcomed by the gate team.

  • Mail Service

    Parcels are received at the reception. Postpaid outgoing mail is picked up daily.

  • Kitchenette

    Every floor has two kitchenettes with a fridge.

  • Server Room

    A locked air-conditioned server room is available on demand.

  • Marketing

    gate start-ups are integrated in marketing activities via web site, social media channels and the in-house magazine.

  • Inspiration

    Founder coaching, regular events for networking and further training are inclusive.

  • Catering

    The gate kitchen offers snacks, coffee and tasty lunch as well as catering for internal events.

Conference Rooms

Ideal for conferences, seminars & workshops


  • Beamer
  • Flipcharts
  • Internet
  • Microphone
  • Audio equipment

Room A – 108sqm | up to 100 persons

Ideal for groups from 10-16 persons


  • Beamer
  • Internet
  • Flipcharts

Room B – 55sqm | up to 16 persons

Ideal for meetings in a small circle


  • 55 ” monitor
  • Internet
  • Flipcharts
  • conference phone

Room C – 35sqm | up to 10 persons

In order to book our conference rooms, please use our request form.

Gate founders can take hold of conference rooms in three different sizes.

External guests, too, can book the conference rooms on an hourly or daily basis.

Foyer and patio invite to relax and are best suited for breakfast, coffee and lunch breaks, or a get-together after an event. Visitors may use the free parking ground directly in front oft he building.

All informationen regarding pricing and cancellation please see our
price list


gate-startups can arrange an appointment with Andreas Preen directly.

He is an experienced entrepreneur himself, and he has eperienced the process of founding with all ups and downs several times: Andreas Preen has been the gate founder coach since 2013. With the aid of free consultation, the gate start-ups develop into successful enterprises.

Beyond all, the founders appreciate Andreas Preen’s huge treasure trove of experience and his pitiless analyses. Many a start-up owes to him the operative strategy watershed.

His expertise primarily comprises digital strategies, digital business models, e-commerce, brand identity und process optimization.

Read more about Andreas Preen in our gateWAY Story.


Current events are announced in our event calendar.

The gate community comes alive with workshops, theme get-togethers and social events. Founders with an innovative idea, especially within the field of big data, industry 4.0, smart mobility, health care or robotics meet passionate like-minded people at the gate.

The gate team at the business incubator actively promotes co-operation. Whether it’s a small-talk at the summer festival, presenting each other at the gateDATINGs or the get-together after a workshop – at our place every open exchange is welcome!

Current impressions from the gate community and the achievements oft he start-ups are shared on linkedin


In the in-house bistro the gate start-ups stock up on energy every day with fresh Thai food and home-style dishes: the gate kitchen offers genuine, plain cooking and takes care oft he tasty catering for entepreneurs and guests.

Beyond all, lunch has an excellent reputation.

The events in in the conference Rooms, as well, know the true promise of the catering for seminars, conferences or meetings.

Further information and contact

Campus Garching

With over 6.000 employees and more than 15.000 students, the research campus Garching in the north of Munich is one of the biggest centers for science, research and education in Germany. Here you can find a unique concentration of natural-scientific and technical research institutions:

  • The biggest site of TUM (Technical University of Munich),
  • Institutes of Max-Planck-Society,
  • LMU (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
  • Bavarian Academy of Science
  • numerous renowned institutes and enterprises.

Their fields of activities range from fundamental research up tp the development of seminal high-tech-applications.

And the research campus continues to grow. New institutes and enterprises are being built up and will add even more value to the professional diversity and cooperation of different disciplines in the area.