Business start-up preparations - Location selection and regional promotion
Choosing the right location can be crucial to the success of your business. Consulting services and location information system will help you find the best location for you. Also find out about regional funding programs.
Here you will find information about formalities related to this subject:
General, technology-oriented and digital business incubators; utilization
19 digital incubators at 28 locations, as well as another 40 or so general and technology-oriented incubators throughout Bavaria, serve as central points of contact to drive startups forward.
Physicians and psychotherapists in rural areas; application for the rural physician premium.
The Free State of Bavaria grants a premium for the establishment of physicians, the foundation of medical care centers (MVZ) and the formation of branches in regions with poorer medical care.
Bavarian-Czech border region; application for funding for projects
The Free State of Bavaria supports forward-looking projects in rural areas of the administrative districts of Lower Bavaria, Upper Palatinate or Upper Franconia with a cross-border character and a multidisciplinary approach.
Business start-up; consulting and promotion
In the Free State of Bavaria, the prospects of being successfully self-employed are particularly favorable. In order to make Bavaria the frontrunner in terms of start-ups, the Bavarian state government has launched the initiative Gründerland Bayern.
Commercial settlement; designation of commercial zones
Cities and municipalities designate industrial estates and create the conditions for business and commercial settlements.
Commercial enterprises; application for a state guarantee
The Free State of Bavaria provides state guarantees for loans to finance projects in the commercial sector.
Commercial economy; application for funding.
The Free State of Bavaria promotes investments of commercial projects of regional economic importance in the fields of industry, handicraft, trade, tourism and other services.
Cross-border cooperation Bavaria - Austria; application for funding
Cross-border cooperation in the Austrian-Bavarian border region is supported by the INTERREG VI-A program Bavaria - Austria 2021-2027.
Cross-border cooperation Bavaria - Czech Republic; application for funding
The European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) is an objective within the framework of EU structural funding, which is financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Through the program "Free State of Bavaria - Czech Republic (Objective ETC 2014-2020)" cross-border cooperation in the Bavarian-Czech border area is promoted.
Rural area; application for funding from the EU LEADER funding program
With the LEADER program, the Bavarian State Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry supports rural regions according to the motto "Citizens shape their homeland". LEADER promotes innovative projects that contribute to strengthening rural areas.
Media promotion; application
The Bavarian Media Subsidy supports measures that contribute to diversity of opinion, information and media in Bavaria.
Location consulting; consulting by municipality
District offices, cities and municipalities can support entrepreneurs in their search for a suitable location, among other things.
Location marketing; services of Invest in Bavaria
Invest in Bavaria is the business location agency of the Free State of Bavaria. Since 1999, Invest in Bavaria has been helping companies from Germany and abroad to establish or expand a location in Bavaria.
Site Information System Bavaria (SISBY)
The Site Information System Bavaria (SISBY) delivers fast and reliable data comparisons on locations throughout Bavaria, gives investors the local contacts needed, offers free research and statistics and is up-to-date.
Tourism; information about promotions by the municipality
Find out about the subsidies in the field of tourism by the municipality.
Economic development; information on municipal funding opportunities
Counties and municipalities can support investment projects of foreign or domestic investors in the region.
Economic development; information on government funding opportunities
Economic development serves to create new jobs and maintain existing ones. Public development loans and grants enable start-ups and medium-sized companies to achieve this goal, which is important for our population, the economy and all Bavarian regions.