Setting up an independent company is an excellent way to turn innovative life sciences solutions into successful new products and services. Baden-Württemberg is highly attractive for business startups. As one of the leading German states in the fields of healthcare and biotechnology, Baden-Württemberg has an attractive and stimulating environment for those seeking to set up their own company. Baden-Württemberg has a high density of innovative companies, application-oriented research institutions and suppliers, all of which are potentially interesting cooperation partners for startups.
The Baden-Württemberg government is constantly striving to offer new and attractive incentives for new companies. In this context, the country has created attractive offers. An overview of the most interesting offers and programs for Life Sciences founders can be found below. An overview of the start-up state of Baden-Württemberg and other supporting organizations can be found on the startup bw website.
BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH is the central point of contact in Baden-Württemberg for issues relating to the state's healthcare industry and bioeconomy activities. BIOPRO proposes a wide range of measures to support company founders in these and related sectors. More information.
Financial support for start-up projects once public funding has come to an end is an important aspect that company founders working to successfully establish a company need to take into account. Baden-Württemberg has developed a broad range of different tools to help in the successful establishment of startups.
LEA Venturepartner Wagniskapitalfonds: invests in technologically solid companies in the early growth phases.
In addition to the afore mentioned funding programmes, there are several regional agencies providing startup funding. Baden-Württemberg also has a vibrant business angel community.