Programs


At Science & Startups, we support startups across the whole range of research. We can help you to translate your idea and your research into an impact-driven, sustainably developed and highly scaleable startup. You have not yet founded your idea? Then check out our programs to support you.

Please note: Being incubated at one of our network partners always means having your own startup advisor to guide you. And everything starts with your first appointment. They will advise you which program is best suited for your needs. Feel free to contact them and start your journey today.

Berliner Startup Stipendium – Deep dives Health and Sustainable City provide you with funding, startup knowledge, networking opportunities and everything else you will need.

EXIST grants – After a Berliner Startup Stipendium or from the very beginning, an EXIST grant can help your idea move from your brain(s) to market.

Something really new and really special is K.I.E.Z. – Künstliche Intelligenz Entrepreneurship Zentrum. This flagship project supported by the Federal Ministry of Economy and the state of Berlin helps startups working with artificial intelligence from the very beginning until their successful market entry and beyond.

Berliner Startup Stipendium - Future Health and Sustainable City


You have an idea that needs to become reality? Your research could make this world a better place if turned into a product or service? Science & Startups and our network partners TU, HU, FU and Charité will help you along your journey! Our startup support units help teams come together and startup their idea. […]

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EXIST Startup Grant


Our startup support facilities advise teams about funding opportunities and assist them in applying for the EXIST Business Start-up Grant by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The EXIST Business Start-up Grant supports students, graduates and scientists from universities and research institutes who want to turn their business idea into a business […]

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K.I.E.Z. - The new AI initiative


Since 2021, Science & Startups has been specifically strengthening research transfer in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with a new focus program. With an initial 6.85 million euros provided by the BMWI and co-financed by the state of Berlin, a unique ecosystem is being created with services specifically for start-ups in the field of […]

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