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:
Reconstruction Loan Company (KfW) in the Web: