Environmental Innovation Program – UIP

The proven environmental innovation program grants investment subsidies for systems that are being implemented in Germany for the first time and can act as a beacon for the relevant industry. The programme was recently expanded to include climate protection projects and pilot projects for decarbonization. Maximum grant per company: Investment grant in the [...]

Environmental Innovation Program – UIP2023-12-01T08:47:35+00:00

Overall German funding system for structurally weak regions / GRW

The "Joint Task for the Improvement of Regional Economic Structures" (GRW) supports companies in the economically weakest regions in their relocation and development tasks. The districts and regions in which applications can be submitted are listed in a "funding map". Maximum grant per company: varies depending on the specific program Flat rate: [...]

Overall German funding system for structurally weak regions / GRW2023-12-01T09:08:21+00:00

Agency for Renewable Resources

The FNR's "Renewable Resources" funding program is an important and helpful program for German agriculture and forestry and for downstream companies in the bioeconomy. Maximum grant per company: Usual amounts 300,000 euros. Flat rate: 100% of the personnel costs Subsidy: approx. 30-50 % Funding provider: Federal Government -> FNR (Agency [...]

Agency for Renewable Resources2023-12-01T08:50:38+00:00


The LIFE program is very well suited for projects with a positive impact on the climate and the environment, especially in the areas of circular economy, resource efficiency and clean energy transition. It is managed by the CINEA agency, the European Climate Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency. Maximum grant per company: 500,000 - [...]


Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is the EU's R&D program with a large budget of around 13.5 billion euros per year. A large number of programs and partnerships are financed. We have listed particularly exciting programs individually in the cockpit. In addition, here is the complete overview. Maximum grant per company: Varies depending on the specific [...]

Horizon Europe2023-12-01T09:05:43+00:00


Eurostars is an interesting program with good funding opportunities for research-driven SMEs that want to develop a technology to market maturity with one or more European partners. However, the two-stage application process is complex. Maximum grant per company: 500,000 euros for the German partners of a project Flat rate: 100% of the [...]


EIC Pathfinder

The EIC's Pathfinder program offers a great opportunity to develop breakthrough technologies with partners at an early stage. After successful completion, follow-up programs such as EIC Transition or EIC Accelerator can then be used for commercialization. There are two formats: Pathfinder Open is open to all technologies. Pathfinder Challenge describes specific challenges for which [...]

EIC Pathfinder2023-12-01T08:59:51+00:00

EFRE/ERDF – European Regional Development Fund

The ERDF funds are an important component of the federal states' funding policy. The federal states set up their own programs, which are co-financed by the EU. You can find the specific programs in your federal state in the funding database, which is updated daily. Maximum grant per company: varies depending on the [...]

EFRE/ERDF – European Regional Development Fund2023-12-01T08:56:09+00:00

BMBF programs

The BMBF regularly calls for proposals for specialist programs in specific areas. Technology companies often find interesting pre-competitive funding opportunities, for example as part of the bioeconomy ideas competition, battery research or in the medical sector. Maximum grant per company: varies depending on the specific program Flat rate: depending on the program [...]

BMBF programs2023-12-01T08:52:49+00:00

BMWK programs

In addition to the large energy research program, the BMWK offers a number of other interesting programs - especially for the integration of modern technologies into everyday operations. Maximum grant per company: varies depending on the specific program Flat rate: depending on the program Subsidy: depending on the program Funding [...]

BMWK programs2023-12-01T08:54:42+00:00
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