Welcome to CHIC!
The Charlottenburg Innovation Centre CHIC is part of Campus Charlottenburg, a long-standing site of sciences, home of the Berlin University of Technology and Berlin University of the Arts, as well as important institutes of scientific research such as Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) of Fraunhofer Institutes (FhG), Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and Deutsche Telekom Laboratories.
A comprehensive range of services including care and support along an area of 5,500 square meters of work space ready for multifunctional use are on hand.
CHIC offers services for
• start-up entrepreneurs
• young companies with innovative projects
• young companies in the field of creative economy
• established and emerging innovative companies
• companies with innovative time-limited projects
Rental charge starts for start-ups with 7.70 EUR per square meter and month, including basic services. The additional charges (heating, electricity, etc.) are approximately 3.00 EUR per square meter and month and have to bepaid in advance. The resulting individual amount depend on the age and the size of each company.
Short-term lease with a cancelation period of four weeks (approximately for one year) as well as longterm lease with a cancelation period of six month are taken for granted. The requirement to run a company at CHIC is the submission of a workable business plan.