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EXIST is a support programme of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

This programme aims at improving the entrepreneurial environment at universities and research institutes. It also aims at increasing the number and success of technology and knowledge based business start-ups.

The BMWi supports university graduates, scientists as well as students to this end in preparing their technology and knowledge based start-ups. EXIST also promotes a lively and lasting entrepreneurial culture at public and private universities.

Please note that applications must (with the pilot project "EXIST Start-up Germany" being the only exception) be in German and can only be submitted by the university.

Information on EXIST

Information on the pilot project "EXIST Start-up Germany"

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