Funding schemes in Berlin for start-ups, SMEs and property companies

IBB Business Team GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of IBB Unternehmensverwaltung, the owner of Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB).

It provides different types of funding for start-ups, SMEs and property owners on behalf of the State of Berlin and IBB.

This support is intended to strengthen Berlin as a centre of innovation and start-up metropolis and to promote climate action.

Learn more about our funding schemes and our company.

> 5,000

visitors at the 38th deGUT - Messe zum Gründen und Wachsen


> 8.7 Mio. €

funding awarded in 2022


> 22 t

annual CO2 savings achieved through our property subsidies in 2022

Our funding schemes at a glance

Existenzgründer beraten sich am Tisch

Start-up & Consulting

Deutsche Gründer- und Unternehmertage (deGUT)

Expo, consultants' forum, seminar and workshop programme

Businessplan-Wettbewerb Berlin-Brandenburg (BPW)

Support for founders

Coaching BONUS

Grants for company coaching


Grants for developing innovative start-ups

Frau testet VR-Brille

Innovation & Digitalisation

Digitalprämie Berlin

Grants for digitising company processes

Transfer BONUS

Grants for collaborations between finance and science

Coaching BONUS

Grants for business coaching

Berliner InvestitionsBONUS

Grants for future-focused investments in businesses

Elektroauto an Ladesäule


Wirtschaftsnahe Elektromobilität (WELMO)

Grants for transitioning to e-mobility

Abbiegeassistent Berlin

Grants for increasing safety and security in heavy traffic

Saniertes und unsaniertes Haus in Berlin

Energy & Sustainability

Energieberatung für Effizienz und Optimierung (ENEO)

Grants for preparing energy reports


Grants for green roofing

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Funding that makes a big difference!

[Translate to English:] Erfolgsgeschichten der IBB Business Team GmbH

Our success stories explain how ideas become great projects.

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