The right idea and sufficient experience in the subject area are a good basis for self-employment. Nevertheless, there are some things to consider and risks to weigh up.
The Hochschule Rhine-Waal runs a project entitled the Lower Rhine Innovation and Foundation Offensive (IGNI) and offers information and support for business founders.
The Hochschule Niederrhein has a lively start-up scene and a wide range of offers to help young entrepreneurs.
In addition, the Lower Rhine area offers a number of other counselling and support programmes.