ILB offers promotional funding in the form of grants especially for projects with high capital and cost demands, such as investment or research and development as well as human resources and market development measures.
Grant (support) rates can total up to 100% of the eligible costs of a project and do not have to be repaid subject to certain conditions.
Our grant programmes for start-ups:
(If you are interested in more detailed information regarding the programmes and the application process, please click the respective links in the table.)
|Programme||Support subjects||Support types|
€25,000 to €100,000
(support rate of up to 50%)
|GRW-G Wachstumsprogramm für kleine Unternehmen||
(Support rate of 30% to 40%)
Basic support: €12.000
Job: €5.000 or €7000 when the position is filled with a woman
|Markterschließung im Ausland und Messen (M2)||
Trade show support: €15,000
€50,000 max. for 3 years
(support rate of 50%)
|Brandenburger Innovationsfachkräfte||Employment of:
Student trainees: Support of up to €705 per month
Innovation assistant: Support of up to €1,560 per month
|Brandenburger Innovationsgutschein (BIG)||
Small BIG-Transfer: €5,000 max. (support rate: up to 100%)
Big BIG-Transfer: €15,000 max.;
Consultancy module: €50,000 max.
Implementation module: €500,000 max.
€ 50.000 max.
BIG-EU: €8.000 max. or €16,000 max. for the lead partner (support rate: up to 50%)
|Förderung der beruflichen Weiterbildung||External vocational training, including examination fees, for employees of companies based in the federal state of Brandenburg||Grant
Support rate: up to 50% of total eligible expenditure (€ 3,000 max. per participant and application)
|ProFIT Brandenburg||Individual and collaboration projects involving technologically new products, services and processes during the following phases:
Loan: up to €3.0 million per project
Grant: up to €3,0 million per project partner
(support rate for the overall project: up to 80%)
|NESUR-KMU (Sustainable development of cities and surrounding areas)||- Investment in buildings and fixed assets
- Establishment and relocation of companies
€3,000 to €200,000
(Support rate of up to 50%)
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