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Personnel expenditure

  • Company establishment and development
  • Investment and working capital for the development and market launch of products, services and processes
Today's founders are tomorrow's employers. There is always room at the top. In order to support the creation of jobs and the development of human resources, ILB supports start-ups and young companies through a number of promotional programmes.

Our promotional programmes for personnel expenditure:

(If you are interested in more detailed information regarding the programmes and the application process, please click the respective links in the table.)

Core programmes

Programme Support subjects Support types
Brandenburger Innovationsfachkräfte Employment of:
  • Student trainees
  • Innovation assistants
Grant
Student trainees: Support of up to €705 per month
Innovation assistants: Support of up to €1,560 per month
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)
Gründung innovativ
  • Investment in tangible fixed assets
  • Personnel costs (new jobs)
  • External consultancy services
Grant
€25,000 to €100,000
(support rate of up to 50%)
ProFIT Brandenburg Individual and collaboration projects involving technologically new products, services and processes during the following phases:
  • Industrial research (grant)
  • Experimental development (loan)
  • Production establishment, market preparation and market launch (loan)
  • feasibility studies (Grant)
  • process and organisational innovation (Competition procedure) (Grant)
Loan/grant
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%)
GRW-G Wachstumsprogramm für kleine Unternehmen
  • Investment in tangible fixed assets
  • Wage costs for 2 years (new high-quality jobs)
  • Intangible assets (limited)
Grant
(Support rate of 30% to 40%)
Markterschließung im Ausland und Messen (M2)
  • Participation in international trade shows in Germany and abroad
  • Measures for opening up of foreign markets
Grant
Trade show support: €15,000
Market development:
€50,000 max. for 3 years
(support rate of 50%)

Other suitable programmes

Programme Support subjects Support types
Frühphasenfinanzierung
  • Company establishment and development
  • Investment and operating equipment for the development and market launch of products, services and processes
Equity financing
Participations/junior loans for small enterprises in Brandenburg and during the seed and start-up phases
(€1.2 million max.)
Wachstumsfinanzierung
  • Company development and growth
  • Investment in fixed and intangible assets as well as working capital
Equity financing
Active investments and/or participation-like investments in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Brandenburg during the growth and expansion phase within the scope of co-investments with private investors
(€3.875 million max.)
Brandenburg-Kredit Gründung
(based on ERP founder loan ‒ Universal from KfW)
  • Start-ups, acquisitions or active participation
  • Working capital and investment
Loan
Up to €25.0 million
after customary scrutiny
(house bank principle)
Mikrokredit Brandenburg
  • Start-ups, acquisitions or active participation
  • Starting up in a secondary occupation
  • Consolidation measures during the first 10 years after establishment
  • Working capital and investment
Loan
€2,000 to €25,000

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