Germany (SMEs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

With the so-called High-Tech Strategy for Germany, from August 2006 onwards the German government started bundling a great variety of measures in the field of innovation and technology policy, and further improved the overall policy environment to foster high-tech entrepreneurship and SME development. To do so the government joined together with the KfW banking group and the industrial corporations BASF, Deutsche Telekom and Siemens to initiate the High-Tech Gründerfonds.
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