SAP Next-Gen
Germany - Austria - Switzerland
About SAP Next-Gen


SAP Next-Gen is a purpose driven innovation university and community supporting SAP’s commitment to the 17 UN Global Goals for sustainable development, and an innovation platform for SAP’s 404.000+ customers across 32 industries in 180+ countries.


The platform leverages globally 3,700+ educational institutions in 117 countries as well as startups, accelerators, tech community partners, purpose driven partners, venture firms, futurists, and 110+ SAP Next-Gen labs/hubs at universities and at partner and SAP locations, and 107+ SAP Next-Gen Chapters. The platform also leverages SAP’s 100+ innovation and development centers, and SAP’s network of 17,000+ partner companies.


More info on the global program:


The regional cluster Austria, Germany, Switzerland has a community of:

  • 24 SAP Next-Gen labs/hubs at universities and at partner and SAP locations
  • 19 SAP Next-Gen Chapters


On this page you can find more info where you can find chapters, labs and hubs as well as all kind of activities like meetups, bootcamps, workshops, innovation tours and much more.



SAP Next-Gen Chapter


SAP Next-Gen Chapters are lighthouse universities supporting educational institutions in a country or region to build up the local SAP Next-Gen innovation with purpose network, and partnering with over 3500 universities and school. Get more information about our chapters in the DACH region.


SAP Next-Gen Lab


SAP Next-Gen Labs at universities foster connections between academic thought leaders, researchers & students, and the SAP ecosystem to drive innovation with purpose, the future of sustainable industries linked to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the experience economy.

SAP DACH Academic Board


The SAP Academic Board DACH acts as a "trusted advisor" and provides feedback on new offers from SAP UA. Meet the SAP Academic Board DACH and get more information. 


SAP Next-Gen Projects


SAP Next-Gen offers different academic aligned projects. They align with the purpose and opportunities of SAP Next-Gen Labs at universities. Find more about what these projects could include and how you can join them.  


FQ Lounge


The Female Quotient and their FQ Lounge: The Home of Equality on Campus have opened at SAP Next-Gen Lab locations on university campuses worldwide, which offer young women a community in which they can collaborate and connect, setting a strong foundation for them. 


SAP Young Thinkers


Developed for young people at secondary and vocational schools, the SAP Young Thinkers program provides a global community and inspiring learning opportunities. We offer interdisciplinary workshops, learning festivals, and a broad portfolio around different topics. 

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