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Virtual tour of the

Innovation & Business Incubation Centre

About 21,000 m² of office and laboratory space are available for innovative companies and start-ups.

Flexible floor plans for offices from 25 m² upwards and laboratories up to Biosafety Level 2 meet companies’ individual requirements and offer the perfect space to grow. The centre’s seminar and conference rooms can be used for meetings and events.

Gallery Rooms
Offices and laboratories
Flexible laboratory and office space for individual requirements from 35 m² upwards.
Conference rooms
Conference and seminar rooms for every occasion, for external users too.
Storerooms / Underground car park
Storerooms available / Underground car park with 300 spaces.
Rental conditions
Fair prices and conditions for companies and start-ups.

The place for innovations

Düsseldorf is an economic region that is one of the leading international centres of trade, services and communication in Germany and Europe. Innovation and digitalization are top priorities in Düsseldorf. Regional networks and initiatives support companies by means of joint measures aimed at enhancing their innovation capacity and competitiveness. DITEC is a proactive partner in these innovation support initiatives and helps its tenants in the Innovation & Business Incubation Centre to access the many activities taking place in the region.

Innofationsnetzwerk DUS+ME innovativ | digihub Düsseldorf/Rheinland | Clearly Open Innovation

The place for start-ups
As an incubation centre, DITEC is the ideal location for creative and technology-based spin-offs in Düsseldorf. Both individual offices as well as laboratory space from 20 m² upwards are available for start-ups at special rates. Over 30 start-ups are at present engaged in lively exchange along the centre’s corridors and contributing to a creative working environment. The centre’s close proximity to Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf makes it an ideal place especially for university spin-offs.

Startup-City Düsseldorf | CEDUS – for Entrepreneurship Düsseldorf | NUK Neues Unternehmertum Rheinland

Our services for tenants

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Management & network service


DITEC offers you a wide range of services. We see ourselves as the link between business, science and finance and accompany you in all the stages of setting up and further developing your company.

We are part of a tight-knit network of institutions, organizations and individuals that you can call on at short notice and without red tape, e.g. when looking for partners or if you have a question about finance.

  • Technology transfer: Contacts to cooperation partners in research and higher education
  • Contacts to specialized consultants (e.g. patent lawyers, sectoral associations, venture capitalists)
  • Advice on funding and help with applications (in cooperation with DUS+ME innovativ)
  • Organization of regular sector-specific events
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Start-up service


In cooperation with the Center for Entrepreneurship Düsseldorf (CEDUS) of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, DITEC offers extensive services for knowledge and technology-based start-ups – from initial idea to business launch:

  • Training workshops for start-ups (in cooperation with CEDUS)
  • Coaching and help with business and financial plans
  • Funding programmes: Support and assistance with e.g. EXIST Business Start-up Grant, EXIST Research Transfer, NRW.Startup University Spin-off Programme
  • Integration in the Düsseldorf start-up community: Startup-City Düsseldorf, GO-DUS Start-up Network

Our offices

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Laboratory and office space

Ditec Düsseldorf offers flexible  office and space with all the necessary technical connections to meet individual requirements.

Ausstattung und Technik
  • Flexible laboratory and office space from about 20 m² upwards
  • Laboratories with Biosafety Level 1 and 2
  • Efficient lab ventilation
  • Telecommunication and data network with CAT 7 cabling
  • Electronic access control
  • Sun protection (exterior blinds)
  • Carpeting in office areas, conductive PVC flooring in laboratories
  • Emergency power generator

Storerooms / Underground car park

Storerooms of 15 m² upwards are available at Life Science Center Düsseldorf for an additional rent.

There are over 300 parking spaces in the two-storey underground car park for tenants and visitors.

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Seminar and conference rooms

Conference and seminar rooms with state-of-the-art presentation equipment and internet access are available both for tenants and external organizers for conferences, seminars and workshops.

If requested, the centre’s management team can arrange the catering. Upon request, parking spaces can also be made available on the day of the event.

Conference Room External use* Internal use*
Conference Room A
About 15 persons at tables or Full day: 400 € Full day: 200 €
30 persons seated in rows Half day: 200 € Half day: 100 €
Conference Room B
About 30 persons at tables or Full day: 600 € Full day: 300 €
70 persons seated in rows Half day: 300 € Half day: 150 €
Conference Rooms A & B
About 45 persons at tables or Full day: 1000 € Full day: 500 €
100 persons seated in rows Half day: 500 € Half day: 250 €

External users: An additional € 100 for use of the cafeteria.

* All prices include technical equipment and internet access but exclude VAT.
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Rental conditions

Rental conditions (basic net rent per month exclusive of charges):
  • Office/laboratory space: From € 12.50 /m² (+ Additional charges)
  • Storerooms: From € 5.50 /m²
  • Underground car park: € 38.50 per space
All prices are subject to VAT.