The GmbH-UG provides support to international entrepreneurs to realise their startup ideas in Germany. These startup ideas may include technological or knowledge-oriented projects or a novel approach to an existing problem. Execution of startup ideas may also include international sales. The GmbH-UG provides in addition to the capital, professional knowledge, international relations and in some cases, offices for the selected projects.

The most important information on the GmbH-UG. business grant support:

Who can apply for the support?

The support can be requested by anyone who is a student of an educational institution or training centre which is in partnership with the GmbH-UG and has an innovative idea he/she wishes to realize in Germany. The location of the actual management shall be in Germany.

If your institution is not a partner yet you should contact us via e-mail and suggest the partnership to your university!

What is exactly the business grant offered by the

  • Company establishment free of charge
  • 1,000 EUR of capital to be used
  • Access to the international connection system of the GmbH-UG.
  • Assistance for requesting in excess of ​50,000 EUR​ in state aid
  • Free business consultation
  • In some cases, a registered seat and office in Germany.

How to register?

To register, fill in our application form and send us a simple one-pager.

Once registered our experts will evaluate your application and inform you of our decision within 90 days. Following a successful evaluation we prepare the company establishment and the enterprise can be launched soon after.

What are the deadlines for the registration?

The GmbH-UG. Business Grant can be applied for round the year.

What are the prerequisites for registration?

For registration, send a simple one-pager to our email address. The project shall be able to be realized within 6 months from its launch. In case of a non-digital startup, a complete prototype is required.