For investors and companies

For investors and companies

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Location consulting and funding information from Berlin Partner

The experts at Berlin's economic development agency Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH can be found in the showroom of the Business Location Center (BLC). They provide companies and investors with advice on doing business in Berlin and help them find the right funding opportunities.

The Business Location Center portal also contains a wealth of information about doing business in Berlin. Investors will find guidance and services in the areas of investment, personnel, and innovation promotion.

Funding offers from Investment Bank Berlin

The most important partner for financing in Berlin is Investment Bank Berlin (IBB), which offers numerous promotions and start-up grants aimed both at start-ups and established companies. Companies can find the right financing offer at every stage of their business life cycle, from start-up to growth and consolidation.

Financing and funding advice from the Berlin Chamber of Commerce

The Berlin Chamber of Commerce offers start-ups and existing companies comprehensive information on funding and financing.

Funding programmes from the KfW Bank Group

KfW Bank Group, the promotional bank of the Federal Government, provides comprehensive funding instruments.

EU funding programmes for Berlin companies

Here you will find information on the opportunities offered by EU Structural Funds. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) supports companies operating in Berlin in various areas. In Berlin, funds for companies are being channelled into the support programmes operated by Investment Bank Berlin. This makes the IBB your first point of contact for access to EU funds.

Funding database of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology

The funding database of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology provides an overview of funding programmes and financial aid from the Federal Government, the German states, and the European Union.

More information about investment funding:

The Senate Department for Economic Affairs, Energy and Public Enterprises offers a guide as you start your search for funding instruments during the start-up, growth, and consolidation phases of your company.

Last edited: 9. October 2019