On behalf of Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), AiF Projekt GmbH is responsible for managing the cooperative projects within ZIM, the Central Innovation Programme for SMEs.
Since 1990, AiF Projekt GmbH has amassed a successful track record as a management agency for Germany's federal SME-oriented funding programmes. The company provides a full range of services in advising innovative SMEs and their research partners on funding possibilities, accepting and evaluating project proposals, making funding decisions, disbursing funds, and examining project statements. In doing so, its in-house evaluators, specialized management agency expertise, and many years of practical knowledge ensure a consistently high level of quality.
AiF Projekt GmbH also supports SMEs in initiating and carrying out transnational cooperative projects.