Green Start-up

Environmental relief – Innovation

With the Green Start-up funding, we support company foundations and start-ups that develop solutions for the environment, ecology and sustainability in an innovative and economically viable way.

An overview of DBU-funded Green Start-ups can be found here.

Framework for promotion:

  • in the founding phase as well as start-ups up to 5 years old
  • up to €125,000 per project
  • 24 months term
  • Multi-stage application review (see flowchart)
  • for more details see our application guide

We support you financially and in your entrepreneurial skills and abilities:

  • Accompaniment by speakers of the German Federal Environmental Foundation
  • Support from volunteer mentors from the DBU network
  • Coaching seminars to promote entrepreneurial skills
  • Integration into the competence network