Innovation needs solid funding. We identify suitable financing options for high-risk research and development activities in your company or startup, and help you apply for funding. In doing so, we build on the experience and competencies of our partners in business development and startup support in Lower Saxony.

Start-up service "starting business"


The start-up service "starting business" supports students, research assistants and alumni of Leibniz University Hannover in transforming innovative ideas into viable business concepts.



The joint business development agency of the state capital and Hannover Region supports entrepreneurial commitment with its services and projects.

Whether on future industries, offers for start-ups, business services or financing and funding opportunities - employees with many years of experience are available for every topic.



As the development bank for Lower Saxony, the Investitions- und Förderbank Niedersachsens -NBank supports the state in its structural and economic policy tasks. NBank stands for competent economic, labor market, housing and infrastructure promotion.

The aim of the NBank is to use the funding entrusted to it responsibly for Lower Saxony. It is the central point of contact for all relevant funding programs of the European Union, the federal government, the state and the municipalities. the municipalities.

Region Hannover


Innovations, digitalization and securing skilled workers - as the region's economic and employment development agency, we strengthen the Hanover economic region and the competitiveness of its companies.

Our service and consulting offerings are always geared to the needs of companies and the latest technological trends.

We create concrete added value by advising on innovation and technology projects, digitization projects and change processes.