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 start-ups. 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 start-ups.
The Baden-Württemberg government is constantly striving to offer new and attractive incentives for new companies. These include:
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. BIOPRO
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 start-ups.
LEA Venturepartner Wagniskapitalfonds: invests in technologically solid companies in the early growth phases.
In addition to the aforementioned funding programmes, there are several regional agencies providing start-up funding. Baden-Württemberg also has a vibrant business angel community.