Grant advisory

BioM consults small and medium-sized biotechnological companies in financing research and development projects by public funding.


Funding Programs for Start-ups

The funding programs for start-ups and scientists interested in commercialization of their research findings can be found here: For Start-ups/Links.


Promotion Programs for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises


BayTP is a technology promotion program providing support for small and medium-sized enterprises in developing new products or production processes.

BayBio supports research and development projects in the areas of modern biotechnology and genetic engineering.

Bavarian Research Foundation - grants for research and development projects in alliances


National Funding Oppotunities

KMU-Innovativ: Biotechnology - BioChance is a funding opportunity provided by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to support industrial research and development projects intended to strengthen the innovative capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Individual projects or alliances with universities or other companies are available.

ZIM - Central Innovation Program for Medium-sized Enterprises (Zentrales Innovationsprogramm Mittelstand) is a funding program for small and medium-sized enterprises and research institutes collaborating with companies that is targeting technological and industrial purposes.


Internationale Supporting Measures

Eurostars - Support program for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to carry out research and development projects, jointly with partners in other member states, within the framework of the European research initiative EUREKA

EuroTransBio - Promoting transnational cooperation projects in biotechnology by regular annual calls for tenders

Within the scope of Horizon 2020, the EU commission addresses social challenges like health and demographic changes.

the European SME Instrument promotes the development of innovations in small and medium-size enterprises (SME).

The Bavarian Research Alliance and the National Contact Point for Life Sciences assist in applying for EU programs.

EIT Health Germany, the German Co-Location Center of EIT Health, provides support, skills and services for startups and SMEs to boost their business idea.

Dr. Petra Burgstaller
Dr. Petra Burgstaller

Senior Manager Start-Ups & Funding

Christina Enke-Stolle
Christina Enke-Stolle

Senior Manager Start-Ups & Funding