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Industrial economy -(GRW-G)

Title of measure
Full title in national language:
Gewerblichen Wirtschaft im Rahmen der Gemeinschaftsaufgabe - (GRW-G
Policy objectives Plus
4.1. Direct funding to business R&D and innovation
4.3. Fostering start-ups and gazelles
Presentation of the measure:

Large Directive:

With this measure the federal State of Brandenburg supports commercial enterprises, including tourism. The aim of the program is to strengthen the competitiveness and adaptability of the Brandenburg economy. The program will create and secure jobs in the state of Brandenburg.
Investments will primarly go to commercial enterprises, with commercial units in the state of Brandenburg, which belongs to one of the following core areas:
• Energy technology;
• Healthcare;
• ICT / Media / Creative industry;
• Optics;
• Transport / Mobility / Logistics;
• Food industry;
• Plastics / Chemistry;
• Tourism; and
• Metal.
Only projects with eligible expenditure of at least EUR 100,000 will be supported. The funding can be up to a maximum of 15% + 5%. For medium-sized companies, an addition of 10% can be granted on the determined subsidy rates. For small businesses, an addition of 20% is possible.

​For SMEs:
​The federal state of Brandenburg supports small commercial enterprises, including tourism, with cross-regional markets. The premise is met if more than 50% of the turnover has to come from another region. To be promoted are:

• F ounders of a new business;
• Projects within the field of tourism ;
• Production plants;
• Service companies; and
• Craft businesses.
Only projects with eligible expenditure of at least EUR 60,000 and not more than EUR 2,0 million are legitimated for support.A prportional subsidy is granted on the eligible expenditure. The funding can be up to a maximum of 35% + 5%.
Budget, source and type of funding
National public funds 4217743957515565493949494671512444092472
Regional public funds 4217743957515565493949494671512444092472
EU Structural Funds 212934912816013094187
Private funds
Form of funding provided
Policy learning
To what extent the measure can be considered as a success and worthy of policy learning?:
It is too early to judge the success of the measure (e.g results of first call for proposals still not known).
Evidence of outcomes based on evaluation and other evidence:

It is too early to judge the success of the measure

What are the most important “Do’s and Don’ts” that regional stakeholders should be aware of when launching a similar measure?:

It is too early to judge the most important “Do’s and Don’ts”

Would you recommend this measure as an example of regional good practice to policy-makers from other regions ?: