Invest in Bavaria

  • Business Promotion Agency of the State of Bavaria
  • Detailed support services on all issues concerning  setting up a business in Bavaria
  • Assistance in accessing relevant branch specific networks
  • Contact: +49 89 24210-7500


  • Institution for company formation, financing and expansion
  • Workshops for start-ups and individual coaching, particularly financial advising
  • Aligned business plan competitions
  • Germany’s largest network of investors that successfully imparts 20 to 30 million euros of seed and growth capital per year
  • Contact: info(at)


  • Incubator, co-working and event space in Munich
  • Offers offices for start-ups with co-working space at reduced rates
  • Conference rooms in various sizes
  • Networking events of various kinds
  • Community Manager Games – a network in the gaming industry
  • Contact: +49 89 995299 22; info(at)

Bavaria International

ESA - Business Incubation Centre Bavaria

  • Support programme for start-ups that utilise aerospace technology for other commercial sectors
  • Access to the European ESA BIC Network, coordinated by the ESA Technology Transfer Programme
  • On-site technical support by its partners (FhG, DLR, WFG, AIRBUS)
  • Contact: +49 8105 7727720; esa-bic(at)

Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK - Industrie- und Handelskammer)

Munich Startup

Munich Business Welcome Package

  • Competent contact for the first locational steps and further development of foreign businesses
  • Office space and consulting services at the Munich Touchdown Base (MTB)
  • Comprehensive consulting services from the Department of Labor and Economic Development
  • Information for everyone newly-arrived in Munich
  • Housing and accommodation service
  • Contact: ;
  • Phone: +49 89 233-22070

MEB - Münchner Existenzgründungs-Büro - Munich Business Startup Office

Bavarian Agency for Research and Innovation

  • First point of contact for innovative project ideas
  • First point of contact for research and technology funding as well as technology transfer
  • Connection to networks
  • Contact: +49 800 0268724

Partners in the Capital Sector