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"Europe promotes Saxony": On May 24th in Leipzig, the Free State of Saxony will provide information on funding opportunities for innovative companies

Since the beginning of 2023, the Free State of Saxony has launched a number of funding programs for innovative companies. With the support of the European Union, around 740 million euros are available for new technologies and their market launch. Under the motto "Europe promotes Saxony", the Saxon Ministry of Economic Affairs (SMWA) will provide information on Wednesday, May 24th in Leipzig about technology funding and support options for the market launch of innovative products. Interested companies can register for the dialogue event free of charge. Participation is possible both in person and online.

»Even in challenging times, we support research, development and innovation in companies. This is the only way we can further strengthen the innovative strength and competitiveness of the Saxon economy and continue to offer attractive location conditions for the recruitment and retention of highly qualified specialists," emphasizes the Saxon Minister for Economic Affairs and Labor, Martin Dulig.

But how does the Free State of Saxony provide funding? What conditions do the funding programs offer and how does the procedure work? The SMWA will answer these questions together with the Saxon Development Bank - Development Bank - (SAB) potential applicants from business and science in the dialogue event on technology promotion and market launch.

Minister of State Dulig and SAB CEO Dr. Katrin Leonhardt will open the event. Christian von Olshausen, founder and CTO of Sunfire GmbH, will give the participants an insight into the innovative Saxon electrolysis company, which is funded by the federal and state governments.

The venue is the SAB auditorium (Gerberstraße 5, 04105 Leipzig). The dialogue format begins at 16 p.m. All further information and the possibility to register for the event can be found at:

Source: SMWA press release of May 11.05.2023, XNUMX

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