What funding opportunities exist?

Foreign investors are eligible for numerous EU, federal and state funding programmes. The main programmes relate to start-up consulting, regional and SME funding, staff recruitment, environmental protection, energy conservation, attending trade shows outside Germany and export consulting.

"Invest in Germany" provides a good overview in its guide for foreign investors, as does the federal funding database and the KfW (Reconstruction Loan Company):

Investvestorguide in the Web:
www.invest-in-germany.de

Reconstruction Loan Company (KfW) in the Web:
www.kfw.de

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