We offer innovation funding for projects at the Media Innovation Center Babelsberg

The innovation funding for students, startups and media professionals promotes the development and implementation of innovative audiovisual concepts several times a year.

Furthermore, we are pleased with visions of media companies that would like to partner us in developing and realizing an idea. MIZ-Babelsberg provides project partners and aspiring journalists with experimenting room to develop and implement innovative cross-media formats for journalistic content. Submit your journalistic project ideas and become a project partner.

Beyond providing financial support, the MIZ-Babelsberg offers project-related individual counseling and a coaching program for innovative trends and new digital technologies at the intersection of radio, TV and online media. The focus rests on the implementation and quality enhancement of the projects.

Our funding scemes

Innovation Funding for Media Professionals
Innovation Funding für Students and Startups
Innovation Funding for Journalists
Innovation Funding for Interdisciplinary Teams
Innovation Funding with Project Partners

How to apply and what to know

Your idea outthinks TV, radio and/or online media? You are still studying, recently graduated or are founding a start-up company, you are media professional and aiming for your own innovation project?

Then we would love to help you realize your idea! We promote students up to three years after graduation and start-ups in the founding process or up to three years after establishment. Individuals or project teams with a sphere of influence in Berlin-Brandenburg may apply.

>>> MIZ innovation funding for students & start-ups
>>> MIZ innovation funding application guideline
>>> MIZ principles for project funding
>>> MIZ innovation funding infosheet for project partners

Funding decisions will be taken at our advisory board sessions. Application documents have to be submitted 5 weeks before a session at the latest. In 2017 upcoming sessions will be held on the following days:

  • Thursday, September 7, 2017
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017


MIZ Funding
Marion Franke
+49. 331. 58 56 58-26

If you have any questions or require any furher information on our funding scemes please do not hesitate to contact our funding team.

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