Technology, research and development

Do you have a technologically innovative idea and want to make it work? We can help you to finance your project!

Please note: Applications are accepted in German only.

What offers are available?

Berlin Innovativ

Our plus for your project financing
  • Loans to finance projects by innovative companies

  • Up to EUR 2m at a low interest rate

  • IBB provides the applicant’s bank with a 70% exemption from liability

Berliner Innovationsfachkräfte

New know-how for Berlin-based companies
  • Grants for hiring university and college graduates

  • Up to 50% of wage costs, EUR 20,000 max. for one year

  • Improving the company's competitive strength


Start-up support amounting to up to EUR 50,000 for innovative companies
  • Start-up allowance

  • Company no more than 12 months in business

  • 50% support for start-up costs up to EUR 50,000 max.

Pro FIT - Frühphasenfinanzierung

Grants and loans for innovation projects
  • Grants and loans for highly innovative, technological start-ups

  • Up to EUR 500,000 to finance launching costs

  • No bank collateral required

Pro FIT - Projektfinanzierung

Grants and loans for technological innovation projects
  • Grants and loans for technological innovation projects

  • Loans of up to EUR 1m and grants of up to EUR 400,000

  • Online financing of project-related R&D expenditure

Transfer BONUS

Funding for science and research
  • Grants for contracts to scientific institutions

  • For up to 70% of costs for a maximum of 45,000 consultant days

  • Knowledge transfer with regional scientific institutions

Wirtschaftsnahe Elektromobilität (WELMO)

Promoting electromobility
  • Grants to promote electromobility

  • Up to EUR 8,000 for each commercial electric vehicle purchased

  • Up to EUR 30,000 for each newly installed charging point