Incentives for Start-ups from the Scientific Community

TECHNOLOGIEGRÜNDERSTIPENDIUM [TECHNOLOGY FOUNDER GRANT] (ESF)

This funding is designed to support start ups of young and innovative enterprises in future-oriented technological sectors by awarding personal grants.

Towards this end, any eligible start up project must involve at least one of the following aspects:

  • Technical product or process innovation which is to be implemented in house in the respective company (including production, marketing / sales)
  • Novel and innovative services creating substantial benefits for customers and distinct unique selling propositions on the market

Eligible to file an application are students, university graduates, and graduates from universities of cooperative education; practicing or former scientific staff members wishing to found an innovative enterprise; as well as founder teams under certain conditions. The primary or secondary residence must be located in the Federal State of Saxony.

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EXIST-GRÜNDERSTIPENDIUM [EXIST START-UP GRANT] (FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ECONOMICS AND TECHNOLOGY - BMWi)

The EXIST-Gründerstipendium [EXIST Start-up Grant] supports students, graduates as well as scientists from universities and non-university research institutions who want to realize their start-up idea and implement it into a business plan. The start-up concepts should be innovative technology-oriented or science-based projects with significant unique selling points and good economic and commercial prospects.

   

Detailed information (English)

EXIST-FORSCHUNGSTRANSFER [EXIST RESEARCH TRANSFER] (FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ECONOMICS AND TECHNOLOGY - BMWI)

EXIST-Forschungstransfer [EXIST Research Transfer] supports outstanding research-based start-up projects which are associated with elaborate, high-risk development work. During the first support phase, research results with the potential of becoming the foundation for starting a business are to be developed further. The second support phase focuses on the completion of additional development work, measures to commence with the business operations as well as the creation of prerequisites for getting financial aid from third parties.

   

Detailed information (English)

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Falk Becher
Acquisition, Inward Investment
Phone: +49 (351) 2138-151 Fax: +49 (351) 2138-109

We support Saxony.

Alexander Stamos and Christoph Braun

Founders and managing directors, stamos und braun prothesenwerk gmbh

“For our start-up, the business venue Saxony was the right choice in all respects. With pre-seed consulting and start-up coaching, we were supported already when we took our first steps into self-employment.

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