The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) is expanding start-up funding for female entrepreneurs and founders from scientific backgrounds. To this end, the established funding program EXIST will be expanded to include the new funding line "EXIST-Women" is being added.
The new program line aims to encourage women at universities and research institutions to venture into entrepreneurial independence, so that in the future more women will act as managing directors and shareholders of innovative start-ups.
The Ilmkubator, start-up service of the TU Ilmenau, would also like to encourage female employees and students of the university to start up and apply for funding. As the approval has already been announced, we are now looking for up to 5 more women who are interested in founding a company and have an affinity for founding a company, who would like to further develop their start-up idea and strengthen their entrepreneurial personality.
If the funding is approved, the participants of the program will receive:
Interested women can simply apply by e-mail. Required:
The documents can be sent by e-mail to email@example.com, application deadline of the first application phase is 11/30/2023.
Questions can be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, the Ilmkubator offers a consultation hour on EXIST Women: On November 14, interested parties can dial in via Webex or visit the Ilmkubator between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm to ask their questions.