Funding opportunities for companies

Innovation and development projects often require a high level of upfront financing. The Technology and Innovation Department of BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg has many years of experience in financing cooperation projects and accompanies your cooperation and network projects.

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Current calls for proposals:
Central Innovation Program for SMEs (ZIM) funds research projects of small and medium-sized enterprises across Germany that are open to all sectors and topics.
Federal model project "Unternehmen Revier"
In the Lausitz economic region, the focus is on locating new fields of technology and expertise in the region. The focus is on innovative ideas that open up alternative paths for regional value creation and, if possible, are linked to accompanying product development, business field expansion or the founding of new companies.
Brandenburg Innovation Voucher (BIG) funds research projects as commissioned work by Brandenburg's universities.
ProFIT Brandenburg is a funding program for strengthening the innovation, research and development intensity of companies and research institutions in Brandenburg.
Brandenburger Innovationsfachkräfte supports the employment of highly qualified junior staff in Brandenburg SMEs (scholarships for the preparation of final theses as part of university studies, work-study positions and employment of new graduates to be hired in SMEs as innovation assistants).